Research Assistant

Description

Research Assistant needed at a progressive, comprehensive health care advocacy and advisory company. Working closely with the research and clinical teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the organization of clients’ medical records and clinical history, the identification of leading physicians, the generation of medical information documents, and the analysis of treatment options including clinical trials and innovative therapies around the world. This is a full time position based in either New York or Los Angeles (remote during the COVID-19 pandemic).

 

Responsibilities

  • Patient History Organization and Analysis: Provide assistance in the data extraction and analysis of client’s medical records. This may include extracting data from medical records; tracking lab values, symptoms, medication histories, or long-term clinical outcomes; and assisting in the creation of patient documents (reports, spreadsheets, graphs, charts, calendars, etc.) that provide pertinent medical information.

  • Physician Identification: Identify exceptional healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, therapists, nutritionists, genetic counselors, etc., as well as specific healthcare programs and institutes in all areas of medicine. Continue to develop and maintain our database of thousands of healthcare providers.  

  • Document Generation and Review: Write and/or proof-read various documents prior to delivery to client for appropriateness of content, grammar, spelling, and formatting. These include comprehensive medical information reports, graphs, charts, spreadsheets, and presentations.

  • Clinical Trials Identification and Research: Assist in the identification, data entry, and assessment of potential clinical trials. This includes spreadsheet creation, database searching, and calling clinical trial sites to help find appropriate clinical trials for our clients.

  • Special Projects: Responsible for accomplishing other tasks as they are assigned, such as providing assistance to the research team in the organization of research materials and literature, reviewing medical records, and other assignments as needed.  

  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts in a science or healthcare related field

  • At least 2 years of experience in healthcare and/or medical research

  • Experience and interest in oncology strongly preferred

  • Familiarity with medical terminology and medical literature (e.g. PubMed, Google Scholar)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

  • Ability to target and conduct internet research quickly and thoroughly

  • Superb organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Efficient, resourceful, and able to solve problems

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Must include cover letter, detailed resume, and compensation requirements in order to be considered. Background checks and employment reference checks will be performed prior to employment. Please send materials to careers@privatehealth.com.

 

Private Health Management Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

 

We  offer  competitive  pay  and  benefits  program,  including:  medical,  dental  &  vision  coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more.

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