Research Navigator - Department of Medicine

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Nonclinical
  • Req #: 130360
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Hours: 32 hour work week
  • Position Summary
    • Coordinate and maintain effective, safe, flow of research in the Department of Medicine and participate in the development and implementation of research projects with all levels of investigators. Perform analysis and implement research protocols for departmental project. Participate in individualized educational activities and in the development and implementation of scholarly activity in the department related to research. 
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Background in health care, health services, clinical services or human research acquired through a master's degree in a relevant field. PhD preferred.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: Thorough knowledge of the theory, methods, practices, principles, processes, data collection methods and issues of professional medical research, acquired through two or more years of experience in clinical and health science research.
    • Ability to educate learners in research methods.
    • Extensive knowledge of statistical principles and methods, and proficiency with computers, databases and computer-based analysis packages for research (SAS, SPSS preferred).
    • Ability to function independently, managing projects through all phases of development and implementation.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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