Job Description SummaryThe Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Research, is actively recruiting for a Senior Research Associate.
EntityMedical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)
Worker Sub-Type?Research Grant
Cost CenterCC001068 COM SURG CT Adult Cardiac Surgery CC
Pay Rate TypeSalary
$0 - $0 - $0
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
- 35% - Software engineering and programming - will work on programming and software engineering to create software solutions based on AI, machine learning, or digital transformation that will have direct applications to healthcare
- 25% - Advanced analytics - will take the cleaned data and run complex analytics including various AI and machine learning algorithms to develop predictive risk models, for example
- 15% Regular meetings - will meet with the innovation center leadership and team members; will meet with others including collaborators, residents, and students
- 15% - Writing or presenting work - will present or publish work they have been involved in at regional and/or national meetings and at a variety of informatics or surgical journals
- 10% - Data extraction and cleaning - to include obtaining raw data from the electronic health record for research, quality improvement, and/or innovation efforts; to “clean”, pre process and engineer data extraction pipelines; and to convert raw data to “analysis ready” data
(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 30 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 30 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry objects up to 30 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent) Additional New Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts as required. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.
Additional Job Description
The Department of Surgery is dedicated to ensuring the voices of our trainees, staff, faculty, and patients are heard; their thoughts are respected and their feelings are valued. We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive culture dedicated to helping shape the field of surgery to be more diverse. We value our residents, fellows, faculty, and staff of every race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. Our goal is to continue to expand our diversity within our talented team, which leads to even more inclusive patient-centered care. Please click on the link below to learn more about our diversity efforts.
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