Jobs at CHEAR

Are you interested in joining the team of the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit at the University of Michigan? View the list of job openings below and follow the links in the postings to apply online.

Research Area Specialist Intermediate

Job Summary:
Under the direction of faculty, this individual will provide technical research support for pediatric health services research projects related to the implementation of new information technologies.

Responsibilities:
Conduct literature searches; store bibliographic materials in citation databases. Review literature for relevance to research project and assemble data from literature. Assist investigators with the planning and conduction of studies to evaluate interoperability between electronic health record systems and public health systems including immunization registries and syndromic surveillance systems. Serve as liaison to external partners to collect, organize, and summarize quantitative and qualitative data pertaining to information technology use among public health agencies, hospitals, health plans, physician practices. Assist investigators with the planning and management of studies to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of using electronic technologies such as email, SMS text messaging, patient portals, and other electronic means by public health agencies and physician practices. Assist with presentation of results, including the development and editing of manuscripts and technical reports. Supervise support personnel.

Required Qualifications:
Masters degree required. Knowledge of public health information systems and electronic health record systems is required. Strong verbal communication and writing skills required. Strong organizational skills required.

Desired Qualifications:
Background in public health or other health-related field preferred. Strong data management skills preferred.

Application Deadline:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement:
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Secretary D (Temp)

Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to health services research faculty.

Responsibilities:
Prepare or coordinate the preparation of data for reports, records or manuscripts; initiate correspondence requiring interpretation of policies and procedures regarding matters of a sensitive or confidential nature. Coordinate the work of assigned assistants; travel arrangement and calendar coordination. Maintain bibliographic database using various software; type transcription; proofread and edit manuscript submissions in accordance with journal-specific requirements. Support meetings/seminars with Power point presentations, seminar posters, setup and refreshments; answer telephones; maintain filing systems; coordinate use of facilities, services and equipment; screen, prioritize and distribute correspondence as a representative of the Division; delegate appropriate administrative work to work study students; direct matters to appropriate persons for action or follow-up; respond to inquiries and complaints received from faculty, staff, students, patients, outside agencies and the public, which require interpretation of policies and procedures; represent the Division on routine administrative matters; represent the Division on facility matters.

Required Qualifications:
Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Five years experience in the performance of progressively responsible administrative and complex secretarial work. Ability to work independently; excellent interpersonal and some supervisory skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proofreading and editing skills; ability to work effectively and diplomatically with faculty, staff and students under a variety of circumstances; strong multi-tasking ability with propensity to adjust for changing priorities; attention to detail and strong follow-through skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills. Strong proficiency in use of computers, including Excel, Word, Access, GroupWise, and M-Pathways. Experience in preparing spreadsheets, slides, graphics and desktop publishing. Familiarity with grant proposal both pre- and post-award. Typing ability 60-80 wpm. Must demonstrate strong customer service skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Application Deadline:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement:
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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