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Career Opportunities

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Research specialist Kayne Mettert and Claire Allen, MPH, an implementation and evaluation associate in the Learning Health System Program.


Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute hires talented professionals to join us in our mission to improve health and health care for all. Below are a select openings. For information on other career opportunities at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, check Kaiser Permanente Washington's job site.

Open positions


Interventionist Research, Mental Health

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 888462 Date posted: 07/16/2020

Description:
SEEKING A MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN TO ADMINISTER RESEARCH INTERVENTIONS FOR SMOKING CESSATION AND FOR ADULTS WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND OTHER CONDITIONS. SPECIFICALLY LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCE IN COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, EXPERIENCE IN MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING, AND ABILITY TO ADHERE TO RESEARCH PROTOCOL. AN ABILITY TO WORK WITH RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS AND EXCITEMENT TO JOIN A WORKFORCE THAT VALUES DIVERSITY ARE CRITICAL TO THIS ROLE.

Utilizes professional clinical skills, education and/or experience in project planning and implementation of data collection for complex clinical/health research trials. Utilizes professional clinical skills/training for independent decision making for data collection/trial intervention(s)/evaluation. The scope of responsibility for a Research Interventionist is greater than that for a Clinical Research Specialist due to any combination of the following: greater level of independent safety or clinical decision making required; greater level of specialized clinical knowledge required; substantial contribution to areas such as project intervention materials, plans, study design and research papers; and comprehensive consultation role on policies and methodology.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical evaluation/intervention/measurements requiring professional clinical knowledge/education/training. Utilizes clinical knowledge and skills to evaluate participant responses and make subsequent decisions around patient safety and participation issues.
  • Provides professional expertise in day-to-day coordination of research activities. Develops project intervention plans and tools, data collection instruments, manual of operations, trains new employees, prepares reports, etc. Plans, implements and monitors participant safety and data quality control measures.
  • Evaluates responses of participants and makes independent clinical judgments regarding responses to clinical intervention.
  • Participates as part of the research project team, attends project meetings, and identifies problems and proposes solutions.
  • May perform medical record review requiring professional clinical background/education/ experience for correct interpretation and data collection.
  • May perform telephone interviews, in-person interviews or physical assessments requiring professional clinical background/education.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing professional functions required by the project.

Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects, such as, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, certified mental health therapist/specialist, MSW, pharmacist, physical therapist, certified health education specialist, clinical psychologist, acupuncturist. As applicable to research project and field of study by date of hire/transfer.
  • Experience with individual and/or group counseling and/or facilitation, and related research experience.
  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.
  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Continual updating of skills and knowledge related to research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Senior Research Interventionist-Clinical Research Nurse

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 911038 Date posted: 10/20/2020

Description:
THE KAISER PERMANENTE WASHINGTON HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KPWHRI) IS SEEKING A RESEARCH NURSE TO JOIN A FAST PACED RESEARCH TEAM THAT VALUES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION!  MUST BE A WASHINGTON STATE LICENSED RN OR LPN. THIS IS A POSITION WITH THE VACCINE AND TREATMENT EVALUATION UNIT, WHICH IS PART OF THE IMMUNIZATION STUDIES TEAM. WE CONDUCT NIH AND INDUSTRY SPONSORED CLINICAL TRIALS OF INVESTIGATIONAL VACCINES AND ARE CONDUCTING MULTIPLE COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALS. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO JOIN OUR TEAM WHO HAS THE ABILITY TO WORK IN A FAST PACED, STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT, WHO HAS EXTREME ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND THE ABILITY TO LEARN QUICKLY AND MULTI-TASK WITH CUSTOMERS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS. PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH VACCINE TRIALS PREFERRED.  APPLICANTS WHO REPRESENT THE BROAD RANGE OF DIVERSITY AND LIVED EXPERIENCES IN OUR COMMUNITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

The Senior Research Interventionist utilizes professional clinical skills, education, and/or experience in project planning and implementation of data collection for complex clinical/health research trials. Closely collaborates with Principal Investigators and delivery system professionals in designing, planning, executing, and overseeing a variety of clinical research study activities. Will directly or functionally supervises Research Interventionists, Clinical Research Specialists, or other research staff in the conduct of clinical study procedures within a specific programmatic area of research. Contributes professional clinical expertise, and serves as a resource to, related programmatic areas in the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical evaluation, intervention and measurements requiring professional clinical knowledge, education and training.  Uses clinical knowledge and skills to make decisions around patient safety and study participation issues. Evaluates responses of participants and makes independent judgments regarding the conduct of clinical interventions. Performs advanced medical record review as needed, and monitors quality of clinical measures across studies.
  • In collaboration with Principal Investigator and Project Manager, contributes specialized clinical knowledge to the design and execution of clinical research studies. Participates in the planning phase of new studies, including maximizing the feasibility of the proposed studies, using knowledge of the specific study population and potential clinical settings. At the direction of the Principal Investigator, insures that clinical studies are implemented and conducted in accordance with IRB approvals, FDA regulations and GCP/ICH guidance. Designs study instruments, case report forms, and standard operating procedures to ensure data quality, optimal human subjects protections, and regulatory compliance. Represents the research study team on behalf of the Principal Investigator to external collaborators, study monitors, and KFHPW clinical sites. Ensures a seamless interface of clinical research studies with the provision of clinical care.
  • Provides direct or functional supervision of clinical research staff to ensure proper execution of study protocols. May include the management and supervision of staff including the recruitment and selection of staff, the development and evaluation of staff and when necessary the discipline and termination of staff. Provides training to, and oversees clinical activities of clinical research staff members, or other relevant study staff within programmatic area of research. Coordinates clinical activities across multiple and/or complex research studies.
  • Serves as a critical resource to managers and investigators in the Institute for matters relating to clinical practices, and the implementation of policies and procedures in clinical research studies.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with clinical activities required by the research projects.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree as determined by the needs of the research projects as follows: Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Mental Health Therapist/Specialist, MSW, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Certified Health Education Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, or Acupuncturist.

License, Certification, Registration

  • One of the following: Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Mental Health Therapist/Specialist, MSW, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Certified Health Education Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, Acupuncturist by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with protocol development and clinical monitoring procedures required.
  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.
  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to provide leadership in a team setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of clinical trials research or clinical data collection experience.
  • Seven (7) years of experience as research interventionist or intermediate to high-level clinical research professional.
  • Supervisory, staff training, and leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in working through the development, implementation, and closeout phases of research projects.
  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field AND certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects as follows: Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Mental Health Therapist/Specialist, MSW, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Certified Health Education Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, or Acupuncturist.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Research Interventionist-Clinical Research Nurse

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 911060 Date posted: 10/20/2020

Description:
THE KAISER PERMANENTE WASHINGTON HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE(KPWHRI) IS SEEKING A RESEARCH NURSE TO JOIN A FAST PACED RESEARCH TEAM THAT VALUES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION!MUST BE A WASHINGTON STATE LICENSED RN OR LPN. THIS IS A POSITION WITH THE VACCINE AND TREATMENT EVALUATION UNIT, WHICH IS PART OF THE IMMUNIZATION STUDIES TEAM. WE CONDUCT NIH AND INDUSTRY SPONSORED CLINICAL TRIALS OF INVESTIGATIONAL VACCINES AND ARE CONDUCTING MULTIPLE COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALS. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO JOIN OUR TEAM WHO HAS THE ABILITY TO WORK IN A FAST PACED, STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT, WHO HAS EXTREME ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND THE ABILITY TO LEARN QUICKLY AND MULTI-TASK WITH CUSTOMERS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS. PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH VACCINE TRIALS PREFERRED. APPLICANTS WHO REPRESENT THE BROAD RANGE OF DIVERSITY AND LIVED EXPERIENCES IN OUR COMMUNITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Utilizes professional clinical skills, education and/or experience in project planning and implementation of data collection for complex clinical/health research trials. Utilizes professional clinical skills/training for independent decision making for data collection/trial intervention(s)/evaluation. The scope of responsibility for a Research Interventionist is greater than that for a Clinical Research Specialist due to any combination of the following: greater level of independent safety or clinical decision making required; greater level of specialized clinical knowledge required; substantial contribution to areas such as project intervention materials, plans, study design and research papers; and comprehensive consultation role on policies and methodology.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical evaluation/intervention/measurements requiring professional clinical knowledge/education/training. Utilizes clinical knowledge and skills to evaluate participant responses and make subsequent decisions around patient safety and participation issues.
  • Provides professional expertise in day-to-day coordination of research activities. Develops project intervention plans and tools, data collection instruments, manual of operations, trains new employees, prepares reports, etc. Plans, implements and monitors participant safety and data quality control measures.
  • Evaluates responses of participants and makes independent clinical judgments regarding responses to clinical intervention.
  • Participates as part of the research project team, attends project meetings, and identifies problems and proposes solutions.
  • May perform medical record review requiring professional clinical background/education/ experience for correct interpretation and data collection.
  • May perform telephone interviews, in-person interviews or physical assessments requiring professional clinical background/education.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing professional functions required by the project.

Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects, such as, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, certified mental health therapist/specialist, MSW, pharmacist, physical therapist, certified health education specialist, clinical psychologist, acupuncturist. As applicable to research project and field of study by date of hire/transfer.
  • Experience with individual and/or group counseling and/or facilitation, and related research experience.
  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.
  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Continual updating of skills and knowledge related to research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Research Data Warehouse SAS/ SQL Data Developer

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 907813 Date posted: 10/02/2020

Description:
Kaiser Washington Research Institute (KPWHRI) seeks a Data Developer to join our team to build our research data warehouse (RDW). RDW tasks include implementing SAS and SQL ETL according to data models shared across many research sites; debugging, modifying, and enhancing SAS and SQL code; monitoring production jobs; and working collaboratively to use upstream data sources on SQL server and teradata platforms. Ideal candidates will exhibit familiarity with SAS, SQL, data warehousing concepts, a willingness to learn new technologies, and ability to work across functionally diverse teams and organizations. Other standout skills include version control (e.g. Git), SAS macros, and health research data experience. This role includes collaboration with data engineers, project programmers and researchers to build data used in KPWHRI research projects. Applicants who represent the broad range of diversity and lived experiences in our communities are strongly encouraged to apply.)

Provides database and programming design, data management, data extraction using multiple data systems and very large datasets, and analytic support for research projects of moderate complexity. May participate in multi-site research projects, working with other sites and running programs. Provides expertise in interpretation and use of health care and insurance data. Manages a workload of several projects and documents project work.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works with investigator and project team to determine the scientific research project requirements.  Assists in problem definition and resolution.  Uses knowledge of research methodology, data sources and technology to recommend solutions.  Designs programs and databases to support projects using multiple data systems and very large datasets. Performs analysis, coding, testing, documentation and maintenance tasks for projects of moderate complexity.  
  • Stays abreast of technological advances and data system changes and shares this knowledge by assisting non- programmer staff as needed, offering presentations to other programmers, writing shared documentation and user information and participating in the Kaiser Permanente programming community.
  • Stays abreast of human subjects research regulations and assists staff in abiding by federal, state and organizational guidelines for responsible handling of data.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience 

  • Minimum five (5) years of programming experience in a comparable environment using multiple data systems and very large datasets.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, social science, health care, or a related field.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Advanced skills in either SAS programming or applicable database development
  • Advanced skills in communication; organizational and self-management; ability to independently handle demanding workload and balance multiple tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seven (7) years of programming experience in a comparable environment using multiple data systems and very large datasets
  • Intermediate skills in a secondary application or technology supporting large scale data management
  • Intermediate familiarity with statistics and epidemiology. Experience in interpretation and use of health care and insurance data.
  • Master's degree in computer science, statistics, social science, health care, or a related field.

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 907813 Date posted: 10/02/2020 Primary Location:Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave.Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Information Technology Department: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Post Award Research Administrator II - Accounting

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 891181 Date posted: 09/22/2020

Description:
SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED GRANT MANAGER WHO DESIRES TO WORK IN A FAST-PACED, COLLEGIAL ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTING WORLD-CLASS EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESEARCH. PREFER PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH GRANT MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING OR FINANCE. ABILITY TO WORK WITH CUSTOMERS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS, EXCITEMENT TO JOIN A WORKFORCE THAT VALUES DIVERSITY.

As a member of Finance Research Administration (FRA), this positionleads project teams through complex budgetary issues and provides sound financial and compliance guidance. Instructs and informs project teams on agency policies and regulatory issues and ensures compliance with applicable grant/contract and regulatory requirements from various entities. Identifies and resolves grant administration issues based on knowledge of laws, regulations, agency & institutional policies, and other requirements. Manages a portfolio of projects from various funders for multiple principle investigators and provides sound and consistent stewardship of funds. Reviews and provides comments on incoming agreements prior to contract team review. Facilitates the creation of subrecipient contracts with project and contract teams. Coordinates, as needed, with external partners on compliance issues. Works closely with the Post Award Research Administrator I on financial system setup and maintenance of portfolio projects. Reviews and approves incoming subrecipient invoices, internal travel and expense reports, and outgoing invoices to funding agencies. Coordinates and prepares documentation for audit requests. Maintains a working knowledge of federal regulatory standards and has the ability to reconcile internal policies with funder policies to determine allowability, allocability, applicability, and reasonableness. Develops and implements financial and compliance strategies to improve project operations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:

Fiscal:

  • Acts as the point of contact for all financial matters for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitors and approves internal and external expenditures to ensure timely, appropriate spending.
  • Coordinates with project team, billing, and grant staff to ensure grantor invoice and close-out requirements are upheld.
  • Evaluates budgets for correct calculations in collaboration with project managers.
  • Produces reports to manage accounts, forecasting, compliance, and for internal/external audits.
  • Facilitates ongoing meetings with each PI in the individual's portfolio to keep project teams apprised of changes in award subcontract and invoicing statuses, as well as helping project teams with resolutions to various compliance issues on project matters.
  • Gathers documentation necessary for the setup of projects so the Post Award Research Administrator I can enter them into the financial system.
  • Prepares, requests, reviews, and approves materials for contracts with external parties.
  • Reviews subrecipient expenditure and encumbrance reports to ensure billing occurs in a timely manner and unused funds are released from restriction.
  • Monitors a monthly milestone billing report and works with billing specialists to execute billing or with a Post Award Research Administrator I to provide updates to milestones.
  • Participates in department meetings on cost allocation and compliance issues.

Compliance:

  • Ensures adherence to internal, federal, or agency requirements and provides appropriate guidance to the project team.
  • Creates and maintains appropriate documentation, including audit materials.
  • Identifies budget variances and independently implements corrective measures when necessary.
  • Monitors and oversees compliance with prior approval requirements and standard expense approval.
  • Ensures the flow-down of award regulations to subawardees and ensures their compliance.
  • Problem-solves expense allocation issues and advises project teams on allowability of expenditures.
  • Researches complex issues and documents resolutions.

Communication and Leadership:

  • Trains and mentors project teams in grant and contract administration, cost allocation, and compliance issues.
  • Effectively communicates with study personnel, collaborating institutions, and other stakeholders, to proactively problem solve and strategize compliance concerns.
  • Continuously identifies and implements process improvements and best practices, and then shares them with KPWHRI staff and leaders.
  • Develops and maintains collaboration tools for internal and cross-departmental content and data sharing.
  • Plans and facilitates meetings and develops appropriate content for them.
  • Mentors other Research Administrators.
  • Participates in hiring interviews and provides feedback to the department manager on candidates' skill level.
  • Collaborates with Post Award Research Administrators on financial system project creation and maintenance.
  • Serves as an active member of KPWHRI and FRA by participating in various workgroups and committees.

Process Improvement and Strategic Business Initiatives:

  • Participates in team efforts on an ongoing basis to improve business processes using Kaiser Permanente's lean improvement methodology.
  • Adheres to standard work and manages a portfolio using established best practices.
  • Actively participates in Post-Award monthly management systems and dashboard data preparation and leads or assists other staff with making corrections or devising improvements.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience in a research environment.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in accounting, finance, or business) OR a minimum of four (4) years of directly related experience.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills with the ability to relate to diverse multidisciplinary teams and be to put complex financial and compliance issues into plain language.
  • Demonstrates customer-focused service skills.
  • Specific knowledge of federal and non-federal grant reporting requirements.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to interpret competing and ever-changing regulatory standards.
  • Quick learner with ability to pick up on skills and adapt to new processes and translate them into real-world situations.
  • Skilled in the use of PC, including Word, Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to problem-solve.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in regulatory-heavy environments and experience managing financial aspects of multiple projects simultaneously under strict and fast-moving deadlines.
  • Knowledge of NIH guidelines and regulations.
  • Fluent level of expertise in Excel, PeopleSoft, and reading Crystal Reports.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Scientific Investigator I

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 895250 Date posted: 08/11/2020

Description:
Develop and execute an independent program of research and evaluation resulting in grant and contract awards and recognition for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington and the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (GHRI).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes research findings. Represents KPWHRI within KFHPW and to the health care & scientific community when reporting research findings in journals and presenting papers at scientific meetings and KFHPW forums.
  • Responsible for the hiring, development and performance management of direct reports. May supervise Research Associates, Biostatisticians, postdoctoral fellows or other faculty staff. Delivers clear verbal and written communications to their staff to implement, monitor, and support the achievement of clinical, professional and regulatory/policy standards within the team. Establishes a purposeful, productive, and engaging work environment for staff. Adheres to all appropriate and regulatory requirements with HR and KPWHRI leadership.
  • Serves as an expert and develops research skills of other KPWHRI & KFHPW staff by reviewing & critiquing work.
  • Participates in the development of KPWHRI goals & objectives and research & evaluation agendas. Provides support for organizational growth and operation.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of pre-doctoral research experience, including graduate training.

Education

  • Doctorate degree OR a minimum eight (8) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; exceptional leadership; Interpersonal, collaboration; organizational skills, and ability to interact successfully with diverse professionals in various scientific and managerial disciplines.
  • Operational management and leadership competencies, staffing management.
  • Verbal and written communications, people management, team development, and emotional intelligence.
  • Familiarity with appropriate external funding sources for individual's field of research; Ability to successfully compete for external research funding.
  • Content expertise in individual's professional scientific field; Knowledge of research methods appropriate to individual's content field.
  • Ability to establish independent research career based on area of expertise, training & research experience to date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of post-doctoral professional experience (i.e., research and clinical) and an active independent program of research in public health.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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Administrative Specialist B - Temporary Evening

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 899734 Date posted: 08/13/2020

Description:
THE KAISER PERMANENTE RESEARCH CLINIC IS LOOKING FOR A DETAIL ORIENTED, PERSONABLE, SELF-STARTER WHO IS INTERESTED IN WORKING IN A HIGH PACED RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT THAT VALUES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. IDEAL CANDIDATES ENJOY A FRONTLINE POSITION IN A RECEPTIONIST ROLE FOR OUR RESEARCH TEAMS. EXPERIENCE IN HEALTH CARE, HOSPITAL, OR CLINICAL RESEARCH IS PREFERRED. THIS ROLE SERVES AS RECEPTION FOR OUR RESEARCH CLINIC, NOT ELIGIBLE FOR REMOTE WORK. THE POSITION REQUIRES THE ABILITY TO WORK EVENING SHIFTS (10:30AM TO 7PM); THERE MAY BE OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK UP TO 40 HOURS PER WEEK. IDEAL CANDIATES VALUE COLLABORATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENTS, RESEARCH INTEGRITY, AND THE ABILITY TO WORK WITH CUSTOMERS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS.

Provide advanced administrative support, using Microsoft Office software to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and presentation material. Maintain staff calendars and department files. Review and handle mail; answer telephones. Participate in budgeting process. Handle confidential material.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proofreads documents for typographical, spelling and content errors.
  • Maintains established databases, generates routine reports from such data. May create spreadsheets/graphs using departmental information.
  • May track/monitor budgets, post data to ledgers. Reconciles invoices and resolves discrepancies.
  • Collects data with direction, formats ad hoc reports and produces variance reports.
  • Operates a variety of office equipment.
  • May place order for supplies and office equipment.
  • Uses a variety of word processing software to type letters, reports, and presentation materials.
  • May compose correspondence on own initiative for supervisor's review and some without review. May include confidential information.
  • May perform desktop publishing.
  • Maintains calendars, arranges appointments, meetings and travel itineraries.
  • Answers telephone inquiries, takes and relays messages and greets visitors.
  • Screens telephone calls/visitors, refers to appropriate staff member.
  • Explains departmental policies and procedures in response to inquiries.
  • May provide information to top level management, Board Members and external customers or stakeholders.
  • Establishes/maintains complex departmental filing system including confidential departmental files and records.
  • Sorts and routes department mail. Reviews/screens manager's mail, researches issues and provides recommendations.
  • Coordinates and organizes departmental projects, some without direction, schedules complex meetings and prepares materials such as agendas, timelines, reports and presentations.
  • Takes and produces minutes for manager's review.
  • May provide training and direction to other non-exempt personnel on a routine ongoing basis.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years in administrative or comparable experience.

Education

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Writing and math skills.
  • Customer service and communication skills.
  • Initiative and analytical ability.
  • Proficiency with software used by the department.
  • Typing: 55 WPM.
  • Skills testing as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some College, Advanced education courses.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributer Job Category: Administration, Clerical and Support Services Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Director of Communications

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 915548 Date posted: 11/02/2020

Description:
KAISER PERMANENTE WASHINGTON HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KPWHRI) IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATION THAT IMPROVES HEALTH, WELL-BEING, AND HEALTH EQUITY FOR OUR MEMBERS AND ALL COMMUNITIES THROUGH COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND EVALUATION. WE ARE SEEKING A DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS WHO IS INTERESTED IN WORKING IN AN ENERGETIC, FAST PACED RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT THAT VALUES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS STRONG LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN MENTORING, TEAM BUILDING, AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH STRATEGIC PLANNING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTATION. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT CANDIDATES HAVE EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION, ORGANIZATIONAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND CAN WORK WITH CUSTOMERS FROM A BROAD RANGE OF BACKGROUNDS. APPLICANTS WHO REPRESENT THE RICH DIVERSITY AND LIVED EXPERIENCES OF OUR COMMUNITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Leads and directs the planning and implementation of communication programs for Kaiser Permanente of Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) that supports its mission in alignment with that of the larger Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington (KPWA) region. Leads the KPWHRI Communications Unit, which includes media relations, community relations, social media, event sponsorship, scientific editing, plain-language consultation, and creating services (graphic design, video, writing, and editing). Ensures that KPWHRI's communications products comply with regulatory policies, are of high professional quality, and well represent KPWA and KPWHRI in a variety of venues and media. Directs and encourages productive, collaborative working and consulting relationships with other Kaiser Permanente departments regionally and nationally (e.g., Public Relations, Communications, Brand Management; Marketing; Community Health, etc.). Enhances Kaiser Permanente's reputation and brand by building a sustainable communications infrastructure and platform that supports growing effective relationships with a variety of audiences and stakeholders, including research funders, journals, collaborators, participants; Kaiser Permanente members; and the general public.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • LEADERSHIP and MANAGEMENT: Direct, manage, and develop KPWHRI's Communications Unit functions and resources, including media relations, community relations, traditional media, social media, event sponsorship, scientific editing, plain-language consultation, and creative services (graphic design, video, writing, and editing). Lead the establishment and maintenance of necessary systems and standards for the Communications function in a health care and research environment. Provide mentoring and feedback to Communications Unit staff; conduct performance reviews. Oversee the Communications Unit budget. Develop and guide standard work and use strategic and operational plans and metrics to inform the effective use of communications resources.  Ensure KPWHRI Communications staff maintain a high level of consultative and communications competencies. Identify, contract, and oversee the quality of work produced by contractors.
  • SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION DOMAIN: In service of scientific dissemination, provide: Strategic oversight and management of KPWHRI editorial and graphics services. Consultation to KPWHRI faculty, affiliate faculty, and staff on communication strategies for their research projects and work with them to draft plans and coordinate implementation. Manage and direct KPWHRI Communications Unit staff and contractors in the implementation of such plans, including the development of study recruitment, consent, and intervention materials that meet high standards for health literacy, comprehension, and effectiveness, while ensuring the materials meet study objectives, regulatory requirements, corporate communications policies, and KPWA identity standards.
  • STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT: Direct the development of a strategic communications plan that advances KPWHRI's mission and KPWA's reputation as a premiere research organization and learning health care system across key stakeholders in the community, region, and nation. Collaborate with KPWA Public Relations, Communications and Brand Management, Marketing, Physicians, National Research Communications, and others across the enterprise to ensure alignment of communications strategies in support of KPWA's business goals. Develop, manage, and implement strategies for communicating KPWHRI initiatives, research activities, and research findings to audiences within KPWA via a broad range of channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, meeting presentations, and special events.
  • REPUTATION DEVELOPMENT AND POSITIONING: Advance both KPWHRI's and KPWA's positive reputation and visibility across key stakeholders in the community, region, and nation. Combine public relations and community relations approaches, traditional media, social media, event sponsorship, leadership positioning, stakeholder relationship-building, and scientific dissemination to best position KPWA as a leader in health research and innovation. Direct KPWHRI's participation in collaborative communication activities among key external stakeholders-including scientific collaborators, research-funding institutions, publishers of scientific journals, and professional associations-in ways that enhance KPWA's reputation and KPWHRI's growth in influence.
  • EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTATION: Provide communications counsel to Institute leadership as needed. Inform KPWHRI executives' message and voice. Assist VP of Research, Health Care Innovation,other KPWHRI and KPWA leaders with high-profile presentations and articles that advance KPWHRI's reputation as a national leader in research and innovation. Provide strategic guidance and leadership for KPWHRI internal relations and communications activities.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant experience successfully working in the fields of communications and/or journalism.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, public relations, media relations or a related field.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Media relations skills, editorial leadership, demonstrated knowledge and skill of the communications field, including public relations, media relations, marketing principals, research practices with respect to dissemination and publication.
  • Ability to manage a budget and develop proposals for resources linked to outcomes.
  • Ability to provide strategic planning and executive communications consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and supervise a communications team and supervise design and other ancillary communications staff (e.g., writers, editors, visual arts, etc.).
  • Work effectively with a wide range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Leadership and supervisory experience either as a people manager or as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Strong understanding of the related fields of marketing, advertising, promotion, branding, reputation, editing, and writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) years of additional experience in a health care organization and or a research institution that demonstrates familiarity with related regulations around publications and health care literacy.
  • Master's degree in health care, science, research, or communications.
  • Background in media relations, directing aspects of working with reporters, editors, and producers.
  • Strong understanding of editorial and media issues related to health literacy, informed consent, patient privacy, human subjects protections, and scientific publications.
  • Strong understanding of scientific methods, including ability to collaborate with scientific investigators.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Communications Department: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Open-rank Doctorate-level Biostatistics Faculty Investigator Position

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 895250 Date posted: 08/13/2020

Description:
The Biostatistics Unit at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) (https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/our-research/research-areas/biostatistics) is seeking a doctoral-level faculty researcher in biostatistics to lead independent methodological research and to collaborate with multidisciplinary research teams on observational studies and pragmatic clinical trials in a setting with direct access to rich electronic healthcare data. Areas of potential collaboration include affordability, aging, cancer, health equity, informatics, immunizations, mental health, pharmacoepidemiology, and social determinants of health. 

Questions about the position can be directed to the Director of Biostatistics at KPWHRI: Jennifer Nelson, PhD (Jen.Nelson@kp.org).

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.


Director Grants Administration

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 895740 Date posted: 08/05/2020

Description:
Accountable for managing, directing and leading the Pre-Award & Post-Award Grant Administration units of KPWHRI Oversees and directs Pre- Award development, Post-Award financial management and related regulatory research compliance as applies to administering of funded awards from federal, state, and other funding agencies, foundations and industries. Accountable for the day-to-day direction and management of staff to assure units are managed within budget, and staff expertise and customer service goals are developed. Informs, interprets and/or seeks legal expertise as appropriate regarding changes in federal, state, local regulations and organizational policies.  Serves as a liaison with the Kaisers national research office, federal agencies and other Kaiser research centers.  Facilitates collaboration with other units of the Financial Research Administration (FRA) department, within the institute and other Kaiser regional research centers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leadership & Direction: Provides leadership, operational and strategic direction for Pre-Award & Post-Award Grant Administration. Develops departmental goals and operational plans that are aligned with KPWA and KPWHRI missions and business goals. Integrates operations of these functional areas/units with the overall mission and scientific agenda of KPWHRI. Participates in leadership teams, setting strategic direction, developing and implementing policies to facilitate research and financial compliance, and engaging in problem solving and decision-making for Institute-wide issues. May lead or serve on standing committees or ad hoc work groups in support of key goals, improvement or regulatory initiatives. Participates in annual strategic and operational planning, design and deployment of initiatives at KPWHRI. Supports the Institute's mission & promotes KP values, fosters effective communication, problem solving, identifies issues and makes solution-based recommendations.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Monitors and assures grant proposals are submitted and awarded grants are compliant and consistent with all applicable federal, state, local regulations, KFRI and KPWA policies and procedures. Develops and implements policies, procedures, and guidance for the Pre-Award & Post-Award Grant Administration teams. Monitors compliance of those policies that are owned by the unit. In collaboration with KPWHRI Research Operations & Business Systems unit the Post-Award team assures all post-award activities are managed according to all applicable regulations, deadlines and contractual clauses. Coordinates with KFRI and or KPWA Financial Services as necessary for completion of requested audits.
  • Administration & Management: Provides management oversight of grant administration staff. Responsible for the day to day management and supervision of staff, and budget management oversight. Develops effective teambuilding within the Grant Administration units and across the FRA department. Creates collaborative and highly effective teams. Assures all faculty and staff remain current in the knowledge of relevant federal and state regulations that govern grants. Oversees the preparation of grant proposals and related agreements. Negotiates with collaborators and funders (e.g., NIH Officers, Contracting Officers). May approve and sign submissions, contracts, subcontracts and agreements on behalf of KPWHRI as an Institutional Authorized individual with signature authority. Ensure staff engage in financial audits.
  • Research Efficient Systems: Develops and promotes use of standard work. Applies Lean methods to improve or develop new processes in response to new regulations or the implementation of new systems. Monitors and evaluates system and process effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement. Develops and maintains an administrative structure and staffing to effectively address KPWHRI goals and objectives. Plans, provides and/or coordinates training and educational programs on KPWA, KFRI and KPWHRI policies, procedures and relevant Federal and State regulations to all Institute staff. Consults and collaborates with KPWHRI Leadership, investigators, managers and supervisors to identify training needs. Works cross-functionally to support process improvement initiatives and the development of management systems for performance and productivity monitoring.
  • Communication & Collaboration: Principal point of institutional contact for NIH and other sponsored research program officers. Maintains effective working relationships with key funding agency representatives. Maintains effective working relationships with personnel in other KPWA an KFRI departments, and with KPWHRI faculty, physicians and other related staff. Serves as a resource to research leaders, faculty and staff in the development of research proposals and management of grants.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in each of the following: supervisory or management experience; progressive management and leadership experience in a health care, research or academic setting required.

Education

  • B.A./B.S. in a Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Business or Accounting with emphasis in Business, Accounting, Management, Finance, Research Administration, or Health Care.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Familiarity with sponsored programs.
  • Experience in general management & financial management.
  • Progressively responsible management/supervisory experience which has included two or more of the following in a research administration environment: Grant administration; effectively leading complex teams including: mentoring, coaching, providing performance management and development and administering organizational policies.
  • Experience in developing and deploying new processes or standard work and developing and deploying training programs.
  • Advanced leadership, business and operational planning, budget management, change management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to provide guidance and leadership to research administrative staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with investigators, administration and scientific staff.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and managerial skills.
  • Provide individual, team building and develop interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and train technical and research administrative staff.
  • Advanced ability to lead, guide and integrate strategic planning processes and organizational goal development.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations and laws (e.g. employment, sponsored government research, applicable OMB uniform guidance and super circulars).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Skills in business process engineering, streamlining systems and operations, formulating policies and procedures, and developing and implementing new internal processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) years of experience in each of the following: supervisory or management experience; progressive management and leadership and supervision experience of sponsored research grant administration staff.
  • Experience managing sponsored research grants and awards.
  • Master's degree in a related Biomedical or Health Services, Business or related fields of Accounting, Health Care, Public Administration or Public Health
  • Demonstrated leadership and expertise in sponsored research administration, preferably in a not-for-profit health care, scientific, or academic research setting.
  • Proven outcomes in increasing engagement & productivity of staff and teams following Lean methodology.
  • Advanced ability to motivate, engage and empower staff to improve their work processes and build new capacity and capabilities following Lean methodology. Additionally, must demonstrate experience with leading change, promoting innovation, engaging others, development of self and others, a focus on customer service and delivering quality results on time.
  • Advanced policy and procedure development skills. Working knowledge of OMB Uniform Guidance and Super Circulars and applicable grants policy statements. Familiarity with KFHPW Systems and knowledge of KP policies and procedures.
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to implement and or oversee training for research administrative and analytical staff who support institute-wide systems.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Epic Ambulatory Analyst  

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 882934 Date posted: 06/01/2020

Description:
THIS EPIC AMBULATORY ANALYST WILL SPECIFICALLY SUPPORT THE KAISER PERMANENTE WASHINGTON HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KPWHRI) PROJECT WORK. AS PART OF THE EPIC CLINICAL APPLICATION TEAM, YOU WILL PROVIDE INNOCATION SOLUTION TO HELP KPWHRI ACHIEVE THEIR RESEARCH GOALS. AS A TEAM MEMBER ON RESEARCH PROJECTS, THE CANDIDATE WILL PERFORM WORKFLOW/SYSTEM/APPLICATIONS ANALTSIS, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS, CREATE AND EXECUTE UNIT TEST PLANS, DOCUMENT EXTENSIVELY, AND PERFORM MAINTENANCE TASKS. THE CANDIDATE WILL CONSULT AND COLLABORATE WITH CUSTOMERS TO DEFIND, CLARIFY AND INTERPRET SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLEX APPLICATION ENHANCEMENTS AND PROJECTS. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE ABLE TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY. PREPARING DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS, FROM WHICH PROGRAMS WILL BE WRITTEN OR MODIFIED, AND DESIGN, CODE, TEST, DEBUG AND DOCUMENT THOSE PROGRAMS, IS CRITICAL AS THIS CANDIDATE WILL OFTEN PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO LESS EXPERIENCED ANALYST INTERNALLY AND AT OTHER PARTNERING ORGANIZATIONS. 

Work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities. Formulate and define system scope and objectives on small to mid-size projects. Devise or modify processes to solve problems, considering computer application structure, technical capacity and desired result. Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written or modified, and design, code, test, debug and document those programs. Provide guidance and training to less experienced analyst/programmers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs analysis, designing, coding, testing, documenting, implementing and maintenance tasks for complex requests and project impacts.
  • Participates on project teams with business users and other analyst/programmers. Assists in problem definition and resolution activities. May develop solution outlines. May be responsible for creating and monitoring project plans and schedules on small to mid-size projects.
  • Rotates on-call coverage with other team members. Troubleshoots and resolves production problems. Documents and communicates problem resolution to team members.
  • Completes assignments in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains and reports status on assigned tasks on a regular basis. Performs related duties as assigned or requested.  Assists in training other programmer/analysts and may review their work.
  • Interacts with customers to define, clarify and interpret system requirements for complex applications enhancements and projects.  Responsible for implementing system development projects and work requests.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience using and maintaining applications software.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of specific languages and tools used in the applicable technical environment.
  • Understanding of computer programming languages and system design concepts.
  • Logic and analytical ability.
  • Communication, organizational, interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Specific systems, applications or business area knowledge and systems analysis, and design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eight (8) years of experience programming, developing and maintaining applications software.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Our culture

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About 300 people work at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) with a commitment to improving health care for all. In return, the Institute provides competitive wages and excellent benefits, including medical coverage for permanent staff and eligible dependents from the first day of work. We have a relaxed and intellectually stimulating working environment and we value diversity.

We work on about 300 research projects at any given time. Many are multi-site studies conducted in collaboration with researchers from other health care and academic organizations, including the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and other leading research institutions.

Our offices and research clinic are located in downtown Seattle, close to South Lake Union and Seattle’s biotech community.

Mentorship Award

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KPWHRI’s Mentorship Awards honor Deborah King and Dr. Diana Buist

Being a good mentor to co-workers is highly valued at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI). Each year, the Institute presents awards to two individuals who provide outstanding service in promoting the career development of others.

Proud

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KPWHRI analyst ran international ultramarathon in Italy

KPWHRI's Ladia Albertson-Junkans recently ran for Team USA at the International Association of Ultrarunners Trail World Championships.

Read about it in Healthy Findings.