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RESEARCH ASST I (TEMP)
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.† Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Who We Are
The Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS) at the University of Michigan Medical School is a first-of-its-kind basic science department focused on the learning sciences within health at all levels of scale: individuals, teams, organizations, and large-scale systems that span states and nations. For more information about the department, see http://LHS.medicine.umich.edu/. Within DLHS, a research collaboration between DISPLAY Lab and the Knowledge Grid team is implementing a knowledge-based system to generate precision feedback messages for emails to healthcare professionals and teams.
The Research Assistant will work with a faculty members and staff in the Department of Learning Health sciences to support ongoing research to implement a knowledge base for precision feedback in anesthesia care. Responsibilities may include:
- Writing vignettes that illustrate the function of a precision feedback system for a persona
- Development of JSON-based metadata for models of feedback interventions, message templates, and performance measures
- Development of demonstration data sets about clinical performance and recipient preferences for motivating performance information and feedback delivery
- Software application testing and issue tracking
- Data cleaning, data maintenance, and analysis
- Literature searching and analysis
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelorís or higher degree in a relevant area of study plus some graduate-level studies in health informatics or information science OR appropriate similar combination†
Understanding of the role that ontologies (e.g., Performance Summary Display Ontology, Information Artifact Ontology) and data standards (e.g., RDF, OWL, JSON) play in health IT
Excellent time-management and project management skills
Proficient with Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive),
Communicates effectively, both written and verbal
Strong organizational skills / attention to detail
Adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
High degree of professionalism
Diplomatic / uses good judgment
Team-player / collaborative
Demonstrates initiative and follow-through
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.† Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.† The review and selection process may†begin as early as the eighth day after posting.†This†opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all students, faculty and staff working in the following areas: Michigan Medicine including the Medical School, Dental School, University Health Service or the Mary A. Rackham Institute.† This includes those working remotely and temporary workers. † More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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