Term: 1 year (with possibility of renewal)
This role is contingent on funding.
The Program Manager, OPEN is directly responsible for the core administrative activities of the Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network (OPEN) which has an administrative centre at the School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo. The Program Manager functions as the management interface between the OPEN:STIMULUS Program, the existing OPEN program, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (the primary funder), researchers, staff, the Office of Research and other research and knowledge user partners. The Program Manager reports directly to the OPEN Program Co-Leads, and is a member of the overall leadership team.
OPEN is a multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research program started in 2013 whose goal is to improve benefits and reduce harm from the use of medications by Ontarians. Projects are varied and include leveraging the expanding role of the pharmacist, de-prescribing (removing/reducing medications), pharmacogenomics, quality improvement interventions and development of a provincial medication management monitoring tool.
Communications, Events and Coordination of Activities
Provides oversight for Administrative Assistant duties including: