Geisinger Health System Research Assistant in WAVERLY, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Research Assistant
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Full Time 1.0 FTE 80 hours bi-weekly
Supports the conduct of research studies, research projects and related administrative tasks, under supervision.
Performs duties to support multiple research projects within the Geisinger Health System.
Reports to Research Project Manager or designee.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrates computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and ability to quickly learn new technologies.
Demonstrates ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize work load.
Demonstrates ability to deliver information and ideas orally.
Demonstrates ability to effectively tailor a phone script based on context of situation.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates ability to work independently and as a team player.
Demonstrates communication and organizational skills, including a strong attention to detail.
Demonstrates a high regard for confidentiality.
Demonstrates ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff, external sponsors and research subjects.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a science or health related field required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work may be divided between office environment and clinics. Travel to work in other Geisinger clinics may be required. Some evening/weekend work may be required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.