Thursday, February 19, 2015

Spotlight on Healthcare - Recent full-time postings in CareerLink

We've had a great list of research and healthcare related positions come into CareerLink lately, including several leads through UR alumni! See below for more details, and login to CareerLink to check them out!

Research Assistant to the Co-Chiefs of the Boston Shoulder Institute at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston Shoulder Institute - Boston, MA

The mission of the Boston Shoulder Institute is to provide regional, national, and international leadership in the advancement of care for problems affecting the shoulder. This mission is based on advancement of knowledge through research, improvement of care through education of physicians, and clinical management of all problems affecting the shoulder.
The Boston Shoulder Institute at Partners was formally organized in the spring of 1998. It is based at the MGH and the BWH. The goal of the Boston Shoulder Institute is to be the preeminent shoulder center in the world.


This full-time position is best suited for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The applicant should have a strong academic record, must be creative, self-driven, reliable, and motivated to learn. The position offers the opportunity for education and hands-on learning in the medical field.
Research assistants will work closely with Dr. Jon J.P. Warner, Dr. Laurence D. Higgins, Boston Shoulder Institute Fellows, and Harvard Residents. A typical week may consist of 1-2 days in the OR, 1-2 days in clinic, and 1-2 days in the office. Surgical cases include total shoulder arthroplasty, inverse arthroplasty, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, and tendon transfers.
In addition, the Research Assistant will help physicians both in the clinic and in the operating room.
Research assistants experience the clinical, operative, and academic aspects of medicine.

Scientific Program Analyst - Alumni Connected

National Institutes of Health - National Human Genome Research Institute - Bethesda, MD
This is an exciting opportunity for new graduates in the biological sciences to gain first-hand experience in how cutting-edge medical research happens. The position supports the genetic and genomics research programs and consortia funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), including investigations into the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genomics. The Scientific Program Analyst will carry out scientific analysis and administrative duties in support of science professionals in the NHGRI Extramural Research Program, which awards grants to the academic and biotechnology communities to support basic and applied genomics research. See for more information about the extramural activities at NHGRI.

Candidates for this position will carry out duties in support of the NHGRI mission, including:

* Compile, analyze and organize scientific information relating to NHGRI programs.
* Attend grant application review, scientific, and in-house meetings and provide minutes when requested.
* Write reports and provide email, phone, and written responses to requests on scientific issues.
* Find and compile information relating to NHGRI scientific programs through literature and database searches.
* Compile data and prepare graphs and slides for presentations.
* Work with Web Programmers to keep programmatic web site content up-to-date.
* Perform logistical planning for various scientific meetings, conference calls, symposia, lectures and workshops.
* Prepare staff meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
* Take a proactive role in tracking action items and tasks, providing deadline reminders as needed.
* Collaborate with other Scientific Program Analysts and senior staff on NHGRI projects.

*** Travel may be required for this position depending on programmatic need.
*** This is not a laboratory research position.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
•    BA/BS in biology, bioinformatics or chemistry, preferably with interest in genetics or molecular biology.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Strong organizational and analytical skills.
•    Ability to work successfully in a team.
•    Working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

This is a contract position with a term of 2 years. The successful applicant will be an employee of an NIH support staff contractor. The contractor offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. 

Clinical Research Coordinator II - Alumni Connected

Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York, NY

Job Description:
Under minimal supervision, coordinates the clinical assessments of the study subjects; analyzes and assists in interpreting moderately complex clinical research data. Prepares grant applications and documents and assists in protocol submissions (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyzes moderately complex clinical research data; Assists in interpreting clinical research data.
  • Coordinates the clinical assessments of the study subjects including but not limited to screening and evaluation of the study subjects.
  • Prepares and ensures grant applications, IRB/GCO documents are submitted.
  • Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator and regulatory staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions, protocol amendments, and renewals of on going clinical trials.
  • Obtains informed consent under supervision of the Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Manager, or Senior Clinical Research Coordinator for studies enrolling vulnerable subjects, and for studies involving genetic tests.
  • Independently obtains informed consent for other clinical studies.
  • Mentors Clinical Research Coordinators in training.
  • Performs other related duties.

Care Advisor - Healthcare

CareGuardian, Inc - New York, NY
We started CareGuardian for one reason: we love our families. Come help us provide a better quality of life for the sick and elderly in their own homes.

At CareGuardian, our mission is to make lives better. We do this by reimagining how seniors and their families find and manage in-home caregivers. The end result is safety, peace of mind, and a brighter future for our families. Behind the scenes, our team is building technology that makes all of this possible - from service logistics, to physician dashboards, to beautifully designed family communication tools. Backed by a renowned set of technology and healthcare investors, were growing our teams in New York, Chicago, and Madrid.

Why Join?
You'll be working with a young, energetic, and compassionate team to help solve a real problem that we will all face someday. Were growing quickly, so if you are entrepreneurial, driven, and creative, please reach out to us!

You'll act as an advisor to families who need help caring for a loved one. Start by helping these families navigate the complicated world of in-home care, and eventually sign families up for CareGuardians service. All of our calls are inbound, we have an uncapped commission structure, and you'll be working with 100s of families every month who really need help.

Other postings you may want to check out in CareerLink

Clinical Data Operations Associate - iCardiac Technologies, Inc.
Healthcare Agent - USA Benefits Group
Research Assistant - Boston Children's Hospital
Research Technician - Boston Children's Hospital
Various postings at Joslin Diabetes Center

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