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Research Project Coord W/Mast-Healthy Living / Risk ReductionStrategist

Research Project Coord W/Mast
Corporate - Quality & Healthcare Improvement, Nursing - Advanced Practice/Management, Psychology/Counselling/Social Work
Regular Full Time
2012-11-30  Time: 23:59

Minimum: 38.09 per hour Maximum: 50.69 per hour
Working with a high degree of Independence and under the direction of the Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention, the Research Project Coordinator with Masters for Healthy Living/ Risk Reduction Strategist for Cancer and Chronic Disease Prevention, collaborates with members of the Health Promotion Disease and Injury Prevention (HPDIP) department and other members of the Chronic Disease Prevention & Oral Health (CCDPOH) unit to identify and support key initiatives in healthy living. As a member of an interdisciplinary and provincial team, the Research Project Coordinator utilizes research and evaluation skills, professional knowledge and skills along with health promotion strategies such as creating supportive environments, developing personal skills, strengthening community action, building healthy public policy and reorienting health services, to initiate, develop, coordinate and/or lead, and evaluate health promotion initiatives at the community, local and provincial levels through internal and external collaboration.
  • Master's degree in health promotion, population or public health, or a related field required

  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years experience in relevant health promotion or population/public health or community-based experience and project management experience
  • Extensive experience developing frameworks, reports, plans (business, work, strategic, action, implementation plans) and other related documents including completing literature reviews, situational and needs analysis; and developing resources, and/or grant/funding proposals.
  • Community development experience, including community assessment and consultations.
  • Experience facilitating (engaging and mobilizing) diverse groups of stakeholders and establishing cooperative and collaborative relationships
  • Experience, knowledge and expertise in chronic disease prevention/risk reduction in the adult and senior populations and health promotion are an asset

    Knowledge and Skills:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of the population health promotion model, relevant health promotion strategies for chronic disease prevention
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of disciplines, sectors and internal and external stakeholders/partners
  • To develop and apply creative approaches to program planning and development
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, including conceptualizing, strategizing, and problem-solving
  • Knowledge of various research methods (apply multiple types of evidence s.a. quantitative and qualitative research findings and experiential knowledge)
  • Ability to be resourceful, creative, adaptive and flexible is an asset

    Strong Skills in the following areas:
  • Communication (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Experience in working with diverse and high-risk populations is an asset
  • Group facilitation, chairing meetings, teaching and presenting
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Computer and Internet technologies
  • Request and accept direction as required

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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