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    Kelly Allen-Pitchko

    This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the “Advertisement” drop down menu when applying.

    This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

    This position has an end date of September 30th, 2022 and work primarily takes place at North Campus Edmonton.

    Working for the University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

    The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

    Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

    Department/Faculty Summary

    Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC) is a research program in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta (https//trecresearch.ca).

    Position Summary

    We are seeking a Research Assistant who be involved with a newly funded project to provide care aides in long-term care facilities with tools with which they can self-manage their stress. This is a two-pronged virtual intervention consisting of psychoeducation and a structured breathing technique, intended to decrease the stress and anxiety facing care aides working during COVID-19 pandemic. The Research assistant will be responsible for intervention delivery, and data collection. The Research Assistant will work under the direction of the Project Coordinator based in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta.


    Interacting with participants and facilities including delivering virtual webinars, meeting and phone calls.
    Assists in the analysis and collection of qualitative and quantitative process evaluation data (focus groups, interviews, surveys)
    Supports team members with their communication and contacts with sites and receipt and dissemination of study materials.
    Adheres to study protocol to deliver consistent quality intervention.
    Interacts and communicates with stakeholders, investigators, team members on regular basis
    Assists in the preparation of publications, posters, presentations, technical and dissemination reports and briefings for different stakeholder groups.
    Maintains detailed records and fieldnotes.

    Click HERE to learn more and/or to apply

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