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Research Associate

Research Associate

Job ID 
2017-3366
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
Category 
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Overview

Manages assigned projects related to the research needed in the development and evaluation of accreditation and certification standards and survey methods. Conducts scientific literature searches and reviews. Develops surveys and analyses the survey data. Serves on internal work groups within the department and/or across the organization. The Research Associate position requires the candidate to wear multiple hats and play multiple roles in a team oriented environment, and can include technical development, research, synthesis of data (qualitative and quantitative) as well as writer/scribe.

Qualifications

  • The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a bachelors degree in related health care field, preferably with clinical and/or technical experience. 
  • One to three years of experience in health care. This experience should include, but need not be limited to: 
    • project management
    • research methods and analysis
    • report preparation
    • writing skills
    • computer skills and experience with analytical tools (SAS, SPSS)
  • Demonstrate ability to synthesize complex projects/data involving a wide range of individuals, groups, and/or committees.
  • Strong analytic abilities to design data collection systems and interpret evaluation results. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact with individuals at various levels both inside and outside of the organization, often in sensitive situations requiring political awareness.
  • Displays a strong commitment to superior quality.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Displays a willingness to work flexible schedule based on workload and deliverable dates. 

 

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