Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital
Job Summary: In a career as a Research Assistant, your behind-the-scenes work is what leads to making the magic of our mission come true every day. You will join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In the Research Assistant role, you support the development and completion of research and evaluation projects by participating in research and evaluation activities. No matter your role at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the way America cares for children and families.
Schedule: On-call. Variable schedule and number of weekly hours (typically work from 2 to 10 hours per week -no minimum) availability needed for evenings, weekends, and holidays.
NOT A REMOTE postion. Must be available to come into the office in the OMAHA area.
Responsibilities : Conducting standardized phone interviews with adolescent research participants. Use "CATI" Computer assisted telephone interviews.
- Assists with the implementation of evaluation and research projects using standardized techniques.
- Completes routine data collection and data entry. Disseminates information as appropriate.
- Bachelors degree in Psychology, Sociology, related area, or equivalent.
- 1 to 2 years of experience including human services; phone and/or research experience is preferred.
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word are a must.
- Must have ability to multi-task.
- High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. Our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: January 12, 2020
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Boys Town National Research Hospital