Denver Health Denver , CO 80208
Department of Surgery at Denver Health looking to hire a Research Assistant to contribute to the Trauma Research Team. This position will be limited to weekend nights (Friday and Saturday) to assist during our heaviest trauma times.
This position will require the research assistant to work independently in the trauma bays and operating rooms to enroll patients into a variety of trauma and acute care research studies. In addition, the Research Assistant will assist in various day-to-day operations of other aspects several trauma and acute care surgery research studies such as data entry. The Research Assistant will assist with sample (bio hazardous samples such as blood) collection, enrollment of participants, data collection and entry, serving as contact person for surgery/trauma research when on shift, and consenting families or patients involved in study(s).
Hiring for two 12-hour shifts/week, Friday and Saturday nights only, 6pm-6am.
Education: Bachelors Degree preferred.
Experience: Typical candidate will have one year of related experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Good operating knowledge of Microsoft Office products and experience with other programs in computers.
Organizational skills and ability to accurately report data. Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with investigators, staff, students, and participants. Must be comfortable working with diverse populations.
Ability to manage multiple priorities. Ability to learn protocol adherence, general research practices, research methods, rules of patient confidentiality, and the study protocol. Spanish language skills required.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment hasbeen made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."