OHSU Dermatology is located in the Center for Health & Healing on the South Waterfront in Portland, Oregon. The Department of Dermatology is dedicated to providing our patients the best and most innovative dermatologic care for the broad range of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membrane disorders. The OHSU Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program is a trans-disciplinary program whose mission is to develop excellence in patient care, collaborative and translational cancer research, and ultimately change cancer as we know it.
The Senior Research Assistant will serve as a high functioning patient concierge and first point of contact for those diagnosed with melanoma that are being referred, both internally and externally, for treatment at OHSU.
In this role, the navigator consults with the patient, collects needed medical record information, works with the clinicians and the Melanoma Tumor Board as they develop a treatment plan for the patient, communicates the plan to the patient and walks them through the needed visits and procedures and keeps track of the patient through their OHSU experience. Will also coordinate with the various clinical trial staff on potential trial participation and collection of samples and research data with basic science researchers. The navigator will act as a reference center to patients to help them know about and connect with community resources (ie WarOnMelanoma, Sol Survivors, etc.).
A Bachelor's degree in Science, Health or a closely related field AND one to three years of experience in a clinical, research or administrative role
Some experience in administration or oversight of an on-going project or program
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
Basic understanding of statisticaland data analysis
Evidence of relevant continuing education in the area of performance improvement and project management
Four years of experience in project management and/or performance improvement
One year of experience in a clinical setting with patient exposure
Two years in a team-based leadership position with an emphasis on change or relationship management
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm