Geisinger Health System Research Assistant in DANVILLE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Research Assistant

LOCATION: Research Center

DEPARTMENT: Research

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

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 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 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 and criteria 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:

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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.

** 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.