Research Analyst
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
Job Number: 843736

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 1 year

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Jun 6, 2019


Research Analyst
Telepsychiatry Service
Acute Care Program

Position Description
The Acute Care Program is currently seeking a full-time, temporary (12 months) Research Analyst role to support the design, development, and implementation of high quality professional continuing education programs (particularly online/video conferenced learning contexts) for ECHO Ontario Mental Health Projects at CAMH. Falling within the Telepsychiatry Services portfolio and working with the ECHO Ontario Mental Health at CAMH and the University of Toronto, this emerging area presents a significant opportunity for improving access to Mental Health and Addictions services, both in remote and urban settings.

Reporting to the Manager, ECHO Ontario Mental Health, you will act as a key project member providing support to ensure the successful launch and implementation of ECHO Ontario Mental Health projects. The Research Analyst will provide hands-on support with daily activities necessary to facilitate the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of CAMH’s ECHO Ontario Mental Health’s expansion, including (but not limited to): supporting all aspects of program development and CME/CPD accreditation; recruitment of ‘Spokes’ and coordination with primary care providers (PCP); participating in and moderating ECHO sessions and disseminating promotional and/or follow-up documents as necessary. You will support the moderation and technical support of ongoing ECHO sessions. You will develop and maintain a web portal and other necessary communication tools. You will also review scientific literature, conduct literature searches, and support the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data to support project evaluation. You will help organize and coordinate members of a ‘Hub’ team, and work with the Manager to establish and meet key milestones and timelines. You will assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. The candidate will be able to work independently as well as with a diverse team (internal and external to CAMH). This position is located at 33 Russell Street with minimal but occasional travel throughout the province.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline including social or behavioural sciences, Public Health, Health Policy or a related social science degree. One year of related research experience in a health sciences or education research environment is required. Experience, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of qualitative (eg- grounded theory, discourse, ethnography, focus groups, case studies, etc) and quantitative research methods is required. Previous experience conducting comprehensive literature searches is required. Advanced computer skills with knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), internet search engines, various types of reference managers and the ability to learn new applications is required. Knowledge of project management frameworks and methodologies is an asset. Familiarity with relevant software for data analysis, particularly Nvivo and SPSS, and experience processing data (e.g., coding and entry) is also required. Knowledge and experience survey tools (e.g., Redcap or Survey Monkey) would be an asset, as would evaluative experience. Experience drafting reports and manuscripts is required. Experience working with social media platforms, videoconferencing platforms, polling software and/or website management is preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience working with diverse clients and stakeholders. Candidates are expected to be detail-oriented, well organized, able to work effectively in an interprofessional team. Candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written skills. You will have the knowledge of telemedicine and other services designed to increase access to care, as well as an understanding of Mental Health and Addictions. Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.

Please Note: This full-time, temporary (12 months) position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range: $24.18 - $32.25 per hour

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.