Position: Temporary Research Study Coordinator Hours: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week/ 8:30am-5pm / M-F) Pay: $19.00per hour Campus: Chicago Approximate start date:ASAP Approximate end date: 1/8/2021
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Research Study Coordinator for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Research Study Coordinator will assist with the Illinois Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program, which aims to help healthcare providers adopt, implement, or upgrade certified electronic health record technology and use it in a meaningful manner. The Research Study Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and participating in outreach to and education for healthcare providers in the Chicago area. This will involve building working relationships with local healthcare providers, promoting awareness, encouraging participation in the program, and collecting information that will help meet program objectives. The Research Study Coordinator will also provide support for the program which may include data collection and analysis, documentation, report compilation, coordination of efforts among team members, and development of process improvements to advance program objectives. The Research Study Coordinator will be required to engage local healthcare providers in neighborhoods and communities across Chicago.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Customer-focused collaboration skills.
Detail oriented with strong organization skills.
Ability to work independently and on a self-directed basis.
Ability to effectively troubleshoot and problem solve complex issues.
Comfortable performing outreach activities including cold calling.
Access to reliable transportation.
Experience interacting professionally with medical practice staff and medical providers.
Experience interacting professionally with patients in a medical setting.
Experience in customer-facing roles requiring engagement and outreach.
Adept at learning to use new software tools.
Interest in health information technology.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 38894
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.