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HEALTH SERVICES AND CARE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 93294-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

93294-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Health Services and Care Research Specialist

Official Title:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department:

A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2018

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; biological sciences, social sciences or health-related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1-2 years of experience in a public health, community or clinical health care setting and/or 1-2 years of experience in clinical or health or social research environment desirable.

Previous healthcare professional background or training (i.e. RN, LPN, CMA, pharmacy) desirable.

Title prefix will be determined based on candidates experience.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

This position will support the Health Services and Care Research (HSCR) program led by Dr. Amy Kind. The HSCR program focuses on improving the quality of care for vulnerable older adults, including multidisciplinary projects in clinical/health systems interventions, medical records assessment, and claims data analysis. The successful candidate will support the HSCR program in all aspects of research and will be part of a growing, creative, dynamic team. The incumbent will regularly work with colleagues from the Division of Geriatrics, the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, and the Madison VA Hospital and will report to the Program Manager.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

Candidate should be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be able to work well on a team and maintain professional interactions with patients, caregivers, hospital staff, and research staff.

Knowledge of clinical/health research principles and regulations preferred. Ability to navigate electronic medical records systems strongly desired. Experience in providing staff support to multidisciplinary teams a plus. Excellent verbal and written skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.

Contact:

Carol Hermann
chermann@medicine.wisc.edu
608-262-2404
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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