Are you passionate about health and wellness and interested in supporting OHSUs Student Health and Wellness Center (SHW) as we grow our wellness programming and outreach efforts? SHW is seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, flexible and self-motivated Non-OHSU Student Worker to join our integrative clinic.
The mission of the Student Health & Wellness Center is to support the health and well-being of OHSU students and postdoctoral fellows during their academic careers at OHSU. As a small clinic, our providers and staff work hard to provide exceptional and confidential primary care, behavioral health care, wellness programming, and integrative medicine in our integrated clinic, located on the primary OHSU campus on Marquam Hill in Portland, Oregon.
At Student Health, we promote a work culture that is passionate about serving our students, supports work/life balance for each employee, provides robust learning opportunities, and encourages collaboration between all roles. We believe in providing high-quality care for our students in an environment that also supports the well-being of each team member and of the health of our team as a whole.
Applicants from diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity are encouraged to apply.
As a Student Worker, you will provide general administrative support primarily for Wellness and Communications projects at the Student Health and Wellness center, as well as other administrative duties as assigned. You will play a valuable role in helping the department grow its wellness and outreach initiatives and promote students and postdoctoral scholars well-being. Some general duties are expected to include:
Assisting with wellness and outreach programming and initiatives
Assisting with department communications, including creating informational handouts and fliers, website updates, and other written materials
Data entry, and periodically assisting with analysis and reporting Other duties as assigned
Enrolled in, on vacation from, or otherwise registered in a Graduate Program (minimum 4.5 credit hours) or Undergraduate Program (minimum 6 credit hours)
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Listens for understanding, communicates effectively across cultures and backgrounds, and treats all people with dignity and respect
Strong interpersonal skills. Willingness to serve as a positive and professional representative of Student Health in all interactions, including via email, phone or in-person.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with patient information
Enrolled in a Graduate Program in a field related to health education, communications, public health, social work, higher education, or similar. Or, enrolled in an Undergraduate Program in the final year of study in a closely related field.
Interest in pursuing a career path in fields related to the above.
Experience with any of the following:
Creating handouts, fliers, and/or similar materials, and making website updates
Data entry and basic analysis
Finding, reading and summarizing research articles
Using APA style
Ability to work accurately and independently, while also being a key member of a team
Flexible, open and helpful attitude and communication style, and willingness to assist various staff members and providers on projects across Student Health functions
Experience with and strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
How to Apply: To submit a complete application, please include the following:
Resume or CV
Answers to the following questions in a Word document or PDF (no additional cover letter is needed):
Are you a current graduate or undergraduate student enrolled at least half-time? Please share your school, year in the program, and expected graduation date.
What interests you in this position and in working in the field of student wellness? How does this position fit in your mid-to-long term career and educational goals?
What skills, passion, and/or experience do you bring to this position?
Please describe a time when you needed to learn a new skill or how to complete a new task or project. How did you go about learning, and did you identify any helpful resources or supports?
Please submit applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For questions about this position, please email Jen Cai, Wellness & Outreach Program Manager, at email@example.com .
Work will be primarily remote during the pandemic. Most work will be on the computer.
Once modified operations ends and it is safe for all staff to return to campus, work may transition to the office at Marquam Hill (details of this transition can be discussed). There will likely be some travel across campus and between Marquam Hill and South Waterfront locations.
Approximately 9-11 hours per week is anticipated. The clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm with evening hours on some days. The students schedule should typically fall within these times, and the exact schedule can be determined based on mutual needs.
Physical demands & equipment usage:
Ability to use a computer for the length of the shift.
Ability to travel across and throughout campus periodically, including on the hill and waterfront, to post fliers.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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