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Research Associate III

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Supervises day-to-day activities of a major segment(s) of a large study; all phases of a medium study; or several smaller studies to include direction of less experienced research staff. Large project usually is multi-year, with a budget in excess of 200k annually and hundreds of participants at multiple sites. Recommends solutions to project design problems. Final review required for some phases of projects.
Essential Functions:

  • Manages all or most of the research study components and phases. Manages staff to include: hiring, training, evaluating performance and assigning work. Designs, implements and interprets findings of pilot programs.
    • Identifies and oversees preparation of study tools and protocols. Prepares/presents progress reports as well as assists in writing scientific articles. Manages project budget; recommends budget actions/decisions. Supervises and monitors data collection, data editing and on-site pretests. Recommends solutions to project design problems. Leads professional committees with other coordinators, investigators, etc.
      • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
        Secondary Functions:

        • Position is for one year. Continuation is contingent upon contract/grant funding
          Basic Qualifications:
          • Minimum five (5) years of experience in one or more of the technical areas required.Education
            • Bachelor's degree in public health, health care administration, epidemiology or other related field required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
            • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
              • N/A.
                Additional Requirements:
                • Strong working knowledge of research methodology/research study design, hypothesis testing and qualitative data interpretation and application.
                • Excellent knowledge of computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet design, and database applications.
                • Able to create flow charts, chart review instruments, design questionnaires, interpret data. Project management skills required.
                • Knowledge of medical terminology.
                • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
                  Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Master's degree in public health, health care administration, epidemiology or other related field preferred.
                    PrimaryLocation : California,Oakland,2000 Broadway
                    HoursPerWeek : 40
                    Shift : Day
                    Workdays : Tue - Sat
                    WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
                    WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
                    Job Schedule : Full-time
                    Job Type : Standard
                    Employee Status : Regular
                    Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee
                    Job Level : Individual Contributor
                    Job Category : Research and Development,Research & Development
                    Department : Oakland Reg - 2000 Broadway - RI Medical Records_Recharge - 0201
                    Travel : No
                    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , Research Associate III, Other , Oakland, California

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