Sr. Research Assistant - Oregon Health Science University in Portland Oregon

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Oregon Health Science University

Portland, Oregon 97229

United States


Detailed Job Description

Primary responsibilities include overall coordination and maintenance to enhance outreach activities for a range of population and community based child health services research and policy projects; support of the mission, goals and objectives of the CAHMI, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and OHSU; assisting senior staff with outreach and marketing CAHMI tools and resources to a broad range of audiences to include state and local health officials, family leaders, health researchers, child health advocates using a wide variety of media and CAHMI and Data Resource Center website coordination; planning and updating outreach and marketing needs; developing strategic communications about data findings from the CAHMI developed tools and data sources specific to targeted audiences such as policymakers, health care providers and consumer advocacy groups; participating in offering technical assistance to research partners and users of CAHMI websites and tools; and providing other research assistance as needed.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree with major courses in field of research; a minimum of 3 years of experience working in health care services research, public health or policy organization with independent responsibility for tracking and troubleshooting the timely completion of key aspects of work related to data driven research projects; experience using the web to display, interpret and disseminate data and/or project based materials; highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio); good working knowledge of SPSS statistical software; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; experience designing and managing websites; experience with outreach and marketing and working with a wide variety of diverse individuals; and experience with interpreting and presenting data. Preferred qualifications include a Masters degree; a minimum of 5 years of experience working in health care services research; Access database skills and experience; experience with univariate, bi-variate and multi-variate data analysis; and experience conducting formal literature reviews.

We offer a cafeteria-style benefit plan, allowing eligible employees to use benefit dollars provided by OHSU to purchase benefits that best meets their own personal and family needs. For full-time employees, on an annual basis, we offer Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Vacation (22 days), Holiday (9 days) and Leave time; Dependent Care/Flexible Spending Accounts; Retirement Plan; Tuition Discount within the Oregon University System; Alternative Transportation (Discount Tri-Met Pass); and Wellness Program (Discount membership to use on-site Fitness & Sports Center).

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Keyword Phrases

  • Marketing
  • website
  • outreach
  • visio
  • SPSS
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: $29,900 - $62,400
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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