Sanford Health Research Assistant - Research in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Research Assistant | Research | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : Clinical Research Serv Admins - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Under specific direction, assist other research investigators or administrators by performing basic research and experimentation following established protocols or research related support tasks. May perform routine lab and equipment maintenance, which may include cleaning glassware, counter tops and equipment. May be responsible for calibration of instruments and may be required to set-up and operate various scientific apparatus. Perform literature searches under supervision. Read assigned literature and technical documents as directed by senior research investigator(s). Properly document procedural actions and results. Work under direct supervision of a faculty or senior research staff. Exhibit good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, but possess a limited knowledge of research. Possess a working knowledge and use of basic computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel. May be responsible for the collation and formatting of data for analysis.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Contributes as a member on a variety of teams. Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language. Coaches others on leveraging their strengths in one environment and applying them to another. Adapts documents and presentations for the intended audience. Works with capital budgets, operating budgets and cash budgets. Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities. Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors a set of projects within a program. Marks progress toward achieving the vision at key milestones and special events. Maintains sense of commitment to success, personal achievement and satisfaction. Influences key individuals inside and outside own group and earns their respect. Describes the impact of the organization on the community and the environment. Demonstrates the ability to maintain focus on a regular basis and to promote habits that improve focus.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

This is an entry level position in the research department. The Research Assistant assists the managers and research coordinators with a wide variety of laboratory and clerical duties such as ordering supplies, processing and tracking forms, working with ancillary clinics, data entry, entry-level lab work. We are looking for someone with strong customer service experience, computer skills and the willingness to learn about our research department.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent required. Six months to a year of related research experience is preferred.

Position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as time management and organizational skills. Working knowledge and use of basic computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Certification as a Nurse Aide (CNA) is highly preferred. If working in North Dakota (ND), registry status as a Nurse Aide through the North Dakota Department of Health would be preferred if not a CNA.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Research

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD03407

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