INVESTIGATOR I

Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Jul 25, 2017
Specialty
Research
Position Type
Permanent
  Location: Research Center

Work Schedule: Days

Work Type: FULL TIME

Hiring Manager: Marylyn Ritchie

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide professional, substantive and technical support in the design, implementation, operations and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration and evaluation projects.

Works under the supervision of the Institute Director and/or Senior Investigator.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. RESEARCH: (75%-90%)
1. Directs day-to-day scientific work on research projects.

2. Responsible for research design and protocol development under the direction of a Senior Investigator and pursuing independent funding for research projects.

3. Analyzes research findings and disseminates in journals and presents at scientific meetings. Represents CHRRA to health care and scientific communities.

B. CONSULTING/ADVISING: (10%-25%)
4. Provides technical assistance in service to other departments in GHS. Serves on CHRRA committees.

C. Performs other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated the ability to independently manage scientific aspects of research projects and to provide discipline-specific scientific expertise to research projects. Excellent analytic, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills required.

Demonstrated ability to obtain funding for research.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Doctoral degree or a PhD with a Masters degree in health care related field required.

Minimum of 1 to 4 years experience in achieving successful funding required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an office or clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

 

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.

 

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.  We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.