Part-Time Human Research Tech

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
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Penn State College of Medicine
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Seeking qualified candidate for a part-time position in the Van Scoy lab to support research programs related to end of life decision making. This position involves assisting with a research project that takes place in a critical care hospital setting at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Job duties will include: Attending daily rounds in Hershey Medical Centers critical care unit to screen and identify potential research participants. Recruiting and obtaining consent from research participants. Data collection such administering questionnaires, as well as conducting audio-recorded interviews with research participants and clinicians. Assisting research participants with completing an interactive workbook. Data entry using REDCap. Other duties, as assigned. The Van Scoy lab is seeking a new team member who values positive team work and collaboration, while also possessing the capability of being a self-starter, when it is necessary. An ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and possesses excellent interpersonal and written communications skills. Morning availability from 8:00AM to 1:00PM is required approximately 2-3 days per week, with some flexibility related to scheduling of weekdays. Background knowledge of medical terminology, as it applies to a critical care setting, is desired. Experience working in a health care setting is a plus. A working knowledge of human subject’s research is also desirable. Typically requires an associate’s degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a part-time hourly, wage-payroll position.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088