Friday, September 13, 2013, 5:00pm.
Staff Assistant 50% FTE
Provide support for Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program (CGEP) Training Grant: Project objectives are to: (1) Maximize efficient and meaningful use of existing online geriatric resources by students, faculty, and preceptors by designing a “Geriatrics Information Portal” (GIP); (2) Create, sustain, evaluate at least four academic-clinical partnerships (“Geriatrics Best-Practice Teams” [GBPTs]);(3) Ensure inclusion of cultural and linguistic competencies in the GIP; (4) Ensure A/G NP student development of interprofessional competencies; (5) Recruit, appoint, retain, and graduate 12 A/G NP trainees (N=4/yr) emphasizing economically disadvantaged and ethnically diverse students; (6) Train faculty and community providers (20-40/year) to use the GIP and improve geriatrics competencies.
Roles and Responsibilities
The SA will spend 20 hours/week on campus. The duties will include the following:
- Maintain database and assist with current outcome measures.
- Monitor budget spending and assist in annual budgeting process.
- Assist Primary Investigator and faculty with evaluation of grant activities.
- Contribute to manuscripts for publication.
- Assist with HRSA reporting by maintaining a list of achievements and barriers for each training grant objective.
- Inquire and anticipate future grant needs and assist grant faculty and staff as needed.
- Manage department-side student trainee applications, recruitment and coordinate processing of applications.
- Respond to questions about the traineeships or the application process.
- Track trainees and give regular status reports to Primary Investigator.
- Other activities as needed by the grant.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, literature search and writing skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, ability to solve problems creatively.
- Knowledge and experience in technology and computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, & Outlook).
- Active WA State RN license.
- Nursing Graduate Student in a primary care program and be in good standing.
- Demonstrate cultural competency and have experience working with diverse cultures.
- Experience working in higher education.
- Interest in gerontology and promoting health for older adults.
- Experience preparing and training in submission of HRSA Performance Reports.
- Experience working within the SoN and UW system.
- One or more years of experience mentoring, precepting, and/or teaching students.
Start date week of Sep 16, 2013, work through Autumn Quarter 2013, with the possibility of extending beyond depending on performance and funds. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the SA and supervisor.
Please submit resume and cover letter by email to Elisabeth Lindley [email@example.com] with “CGEP SA Position” in the subject line, by Fri, Sept 13, 2013, 5:00PM.
Appointment is governed by a union contract. In order to maintain eligibility for your appointment and its benefits, you will need to enroll in at least 10 credits each academic quarter and 2 credits during the summer quarter.
Course fees for students in PCE (fee-based) programs will be paid at the Graduate Tier I rate for operating and technology fees. Please visit the Office of Planning & Budget site for the most up-to-date information, including tuition and related fees: http://www.washington.edu/admin/pb/home/opb-tuition.htm. All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate.
You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.html.
The terms of your appointment are covered under Academic Services Memorandum 35: http://nursing.uw.edu/academic-services/policies/academic-student-employee-appointments-academic-services-memorandum-no-35