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Senior Research Assistant/OPIP Quality and Measurement Research Assistant

The Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership (OPIP) supports a meaningful, long-term collaboration of stakeholders invested in child health care quality, with the common purpose of improving the health of the children and youth of Oregon. OPIP staff and projects are focusing on building health and improving outcomes for children and youth by:

  1. Collaborating in quality measurement and improvement activities
  2. Supporting evidence-guided quality activities
  3. Incorporating the patient and family voice into quality efforts
  4. Informing policies that support optimal health and development


OPIP is currently leading novel and transformative work focused on addressing: children’s social determinants of health, care for children with physical and behavioral health needs, and building health and resilience in young children with developmental, behavioral and social delays.


This position is responsible for providing research assistance to support OPIP’s mission and the specific activities within the OPIP improvement activities. OPIP is currently funded to support multiple projects on different topics, and this position will need to support the dynamic fast paced environment.  This includes assistance with scheduling meetings, writing summary notes from meetings, assistance with data display, and  development/dissemination of reports.  Research assistance of meetings will include the coordination, set up, implementation, and documentation of meetings with steering and partner committee members, primary care practices, health systems, community partners, and individual meetings for the OPIP Senior Staff.  Research assistance on report and paper dissemination includes conducting literature reviews, drafting summary tables and materials, and providing assistance with the editing and formatting of reports and presentations.   This position will also support updating the OPIP website about the research projects and ensuring broad communication and coordination.