Kaiser Permanente Health Services Research and Implementation Science- Research Support (Intern-Grad) in Pasadena, California

This position provides analytical support to a project or department. Under the guidance of a Project Manager/Director, responsible for collectingand researching data, performing analysis, providing recommendationsand presenting results.

Description of Department Function: Research is an essential part of what it means to be a learning organization. At Kaiser Permanente, research helps us learn what we need to do to provide better care for our members and promote better health in the community.

Scientists, clinicians, and health care professionals work side-by-side to ask and answer questions that make a difference in health today. When we find answers, we translate them into practice. The impact of our work goes beyond conference presentations and scholarly publications. It changes clinical practice, transforms care delivery, and improves health.

Description of Intern Responsibilities:

  • The intern will assist the team in internally funded implementation science studies.

  • Participate in research design and methods meetings.

  • Develop a research plan for an implementation science project of their choice with the assistance of an HSR Scientist.

  • Create surveys and interview guides that will be distributed to providers throughout the KPSC region/

  • Collect, organize, and analyze data for their project.

  • Conduct literature reviews to inform reports and manuscripts.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for contributing high level analytical support to a project or department requiring application of knowledge in marketing, information management, finance, management, economics or statistics.

  • This position contributes to a full range of project components.

  • Assigned to at least one (1) projectand expected to produce resultsand report out as a member of a project team.

  • Organizes assigned project tasks, identifiesand structures information collection activitiesand sets time lines for completion of required tasks as directed.

  • Develops tools to identifyand to document best practices.

  • Prepares various Excel, Word or PowerPoint reportsand works with Access database software (or similar tool) to develop data extractsand management information reports.

  • May be asked to produce graphic information using Excel or PowerPoint or similar software.

  • Contributes to development of management informationand analysis conducted, provides recommendationsand assists with preparation of formal presentations to communicate results to various management levels.

  • Identifies alternative solutions to project issues.

  • Contributes to development project plans to ensure timely deliverablesand successful completion of projectand demonstrates an understanding of various business intersections.

  • Assists with identificationand development of training information.

  • Kaiser Permanenteconducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis.

  • At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to revaluateand 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.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • N/A

Education

  • Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Enrolled in or recent graduate of a MBA or other Master's level program with an accredited college or university.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Solid analytical skills, problem solving, project management and critical thinking.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to utilize at a working level Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SQL or SAS highly desirable.

Desired skill sets:

  • Survey and Interview Guide Development

  • Literature Review

  • Manuscript writing

  • Intermediate experience using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Endnote and REDCap

  • Strong analytical skills

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Health Services Research and Implementation Science- Research Support (Intern-Grad)

LOCATION: Pasadena, California

REQNUMBER: 672700

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.