Invest in Nursing

Graduate Research Assistant

 Invest in Nursing: An Educational Redesign to Strengthen the Primary Care Workforce (Invest in Nursing)” will invest in the development of a sustainable primary care nursing workforce to practice in community-based primary care (CBPC) teams in rural and underserved settings. Participants will include baccalaureate nursing students (BSN), currently practicing Registered Nurses (RNs) and nursing faculty. This is an academic-practice partnership with UNC-CH School of Nursing and Piedmont Health Services (PHS), one of North Carolina’s oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC).

Function:

The applicant must be interested in being part of a team of faculty and clinical partners and can demonstrate their interest in working with internal and external stakeholders (i.e. students, faculty and partners).

Description of Work:

  • Attend monthly project team meetings
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Assist with analysis of survey data
  • Coordinate and communicate with the IIN Project Team and other SON staff
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, strong communication, and documentation skills.

 Requirements:

This position is for a currently enrolled graduate student (Masters or Doctorate). Compensation: $22/hr for ~10 hours/week and the schedule can be flexible.  Students who have interest in and want to gain skills in education research and academic-practice partnerships aligned with their career goals are encouraged to apply (e.g. nursing, public health, education, research).

Please send CV/resume to Shelby Rimmler, IIN Project Manager/Partnership Liaison (investinnursing@unc.edu) by 5pm on Monday, February 18, 2019.

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