Geisinger Health System Project Coordinator in Danville, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Project Coordinator

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Research

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Flex

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of an experienced Project Manager (PM) or designee, this position is responsible for assisting with coordination of population based and clinical or translational research projects including implementation of protocol development, IRB submissions, project planning, project tracking, and data collection and assisting in the creation of final reports and publications.

Secondary responsibilities include assisting with the development and coordination of new projects.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates critical thinking skills.

Demonstrates experience with software (word-processing, PowerPoint, and spreadsheet required).

Demonstrates organizational skills applicable (applied) to research.

Demonstrates ability to coordinate and be accountable for multiple tasks.

Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills (interpersonal communication and technological effectiveness competencies).

Demonstrates ability to work independently as well as with multidisciplinary teams.

Demonstrates excellent documentation and communication skills.

Demonstrates the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in a science or health-related field with a minimum of 3 years applicable research/project coordination experience required.

OR

Master's degree in health sciences, public health or related field with a minimum of 1 year applicable research/project coordination experience required.

Certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals preferred. Achievement of certification after two years in the position required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an office environment.

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.

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.

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.