As a Project Manager for North Suffolk Mental Health you will participate in a two year community-based COVID 19 research project led by a Mass General Hospital research team and funded by the Person-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  The position reports to the Assistant Director of DS/ Director of Residential Services. The goal of the study is to determine best practices to prevent COVID19 illness and spread among people with serious mental illness and intellectual/development disabilities living in congregate care settings.   This study includes the Mass General research team and six large community-based, Massachusetts human service providers.   The Project Manager will be responsible for data collection and management at North Suffolk Mental Health, for identifying staff and persons served to participate in advisory groups and for facilitating the implementation of best practices at North Suffolk Mental Health group homes.

Expectations of the role:
The essential job duties/responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the information listed below:
• Assist with data collection at North Suffolk Mental Health on COVID-19 incidence, testing, screening, isolation, contract tracing and PPE practices in their group homes.
• Facilitate the communication and transfer of data to the MGH researchers.
• Identify and recruit residents, family members, and front-line staff for the advisory groups which will be formed to ensure stakeholder involvement in the project.
• Support residents, family members and front-line staff to participate in advisory groups by helping with zoom calls, and providing other types of support.
• Work with the project team to facilitate enrollment of group homes into the study and the implementation of best practices at the group homes.
• Perform other related duties, as assigned.

What you’ll need:
Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelors or Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.
Experience: Minimum three years’ experience in human services, quality improvement or research preferred.
Skills: Must obtain Massachusetts CPR/First Aide certification during orientation (training provided). Valid Mass driver’s license required.

*Work is primarily sedative, however off-site travel is required to attend meetings, persons appointments, trainings, etc.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:
• Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
• Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
• Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
• Access to Credit Union Banking
• Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
• Employee Referral Bonus Program
• Discounted Movie Tickets
• Comprehensive Training Program
• Internal Advancement Opportunities

A career with a cause
Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders. Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) is a comprehensive clinically focused service anchored by a multi-disciplinary team that provides services through an integrated team led by clinical staff. ACCS will provide clinical interventions and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.