The Research Scientist position exists to assist the Director of Research in directing, administering, and promoting the research function for Select Medical. The Research Scientist will conduct collaborative research projects that are aligned with the strategic mission of the Research department and Select Medical to advance the field of post-acute and post-ICU research. The Research Scientist will also be responsible for assisting with the dissemination of research findings.
Employees in this position will:
Provide project management assistance with research activities, including staff development, to ensure maximum productivity and optimal achievement of research goals and
Support the organization and monitoring of strategic planning efforts and reports to communicate progress to appropriate
Coordinate applied research efforts on the use of modern technology in order to facilitate the process of clinical applicability to patients and promote the conversion of applied research results to practical improvements in clinical care.
Promote basic research designed to enhance the understanding of recovery, including biological/psychological processes involved in the recovery of
Ensure compliance of the Select Medical’s research activities with all applicable federal guidelines, Institutional Review Board and other regulatory
Assist investigators and prospective investigators in their efforts to carry out the Select Medical’s research
Coordinate research activities with other affiliates, as
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Advanced degree in basic biomedical or related health sciences, or other specialty germane to clinical research.
Five years of experience acting as the lead project manager for a wide portfolio of initiatives.
Technical experience and data management skills.
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and Powerpoint.
Experience in data verification, examination, manipulation, and reporting for large databases is required. Working knowledge of data validation and transformation.
Excellent writing, presentation, library and social media skills are a plus.
Internal Number: 81839
About Select Medical
As one of the nation's largest providers of specialized hospital, rehabilitative and outpatient care, Select Medical offers our patients a supportive and nurturing environment -- no matter where they are on their healthcare journey.
We operate nearly 100 critical illness recovery hospitals, specializing in medically complex cases. Our 25 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals offer targeted therapeutic services under the direction of a physician specializing in physical medicine.
At nearly 1,500 outpatient centers, we offer physical and occupational therapy, as well as occupational medicine. Our outpatient team also provides physical therapy and athletic training to approximately 300 high schools, colleges and professional sports teams.