Oregon Health & Science University

Non OHSU Student Worker

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2021-10187
Position Category
Research
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
Student
Department
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences
Salary Range
$15-19 per hour, depending on experience
FTE
0.00
Schedule
Varies
Hours
Monday through Friday primarily 8-5pm but flexible
HR Mission
Research
Drug Testable
No

Department Overview

Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) conducts surveillance, investigation, and assessment of traumatic occupational fatalities in Oregon, and produces safety materials to promote worker safety.  OR-FACE investigations of fatal occupational incidents assess risk factors that include the working environment, the worker, activity, tools, energy exchange and role of management. See our website:

https://www.ohsu.edu/oregon-fatality-assessment-control-evaluation/about-us

The student worker will be responsible for the surveillance component of OR-FACE. This role largely consists of database management (in RedCap), monitoring an email account that receives alerts from many state-wide partners, and drafting abstracts and mass mailings. The student worker needs to have high attention to detail, to be able to work independently, maintain confidentiality, and be able to process intense, troubling, and/or traumatic descriptions of occupational fatalities.

Function/Duties of Position

Under direct supervision, primarily provides general administrative support for a project, team, or work unit. 

  • Data entry and data management
  • Surveillance work including monitoring Google alerts and governmental agency alerts for potential occupational fatalities
  • Assisting with administrative and outreach tasks (e.g., website, social media, and mailings)

Required Qualifications

  • Student currently working on a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
  • Ability to be self-motivated, produce high quality (thorough and low error rate) surveillance and data entry, prioritize effectively, and achieve deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality and process intense, troubling and/or traumatic descriptions of occupational fatalities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with data and/or spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of RedCap, Tableau, and/or Adobe InDesign
  • Completed coursework or work experience in public/occupational health and/or research
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Spanish speaking skills
  • Experience with or exposure to transportation, construction, agriculture, or forestry industries

Additional Details

Working conditions: OR-FACE conducts surveillance, investigation, and assessment of traumatic occupational fatalities in Oregon, and produces safety materials to promote worker safety.  OR-FACE investigations of fatal occupational incidents assess risk factors that include the working environment, the worker, activity, tools, energy exchange and role of management.

 

The student worker will be responsible for the surveillance component of OR-FACE. This role largely consists of database management (in RedCap), monitoring an email account that receives alerts from many state-wide partners, and drafting abstracts and mass mailings. The student worker needs to have high attention to detail, to be able to work independently, maintain confidentiality, and be able to process intense, troubling, and/or traumatic descriptions of occupational fatalities.

 

Physical demands & equipment usage: Computer work, standing and sitting while using a computer or completing lab experiments. Traveling to field research sites (public transit or personal car or OHSU-rented/owned vehicle).  Infrequent tasks may include carrying and moving equipment ranging from very light to about 100 lbs with the assistance of hand trucks and/or co-workers.

 

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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