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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 39862
Job Family: Clerical Support
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Temporary
Department Name: 31761010530156-Surgical Services
Location: CMC Annex/Med Ed - 1000 Blythe Blvd
Job SummarySupports the department with assigned projects and duties that will enhance their college study and objectives.
This 8-week paid research experience is for URiM (Under-Represented in Medicine) students to explore and gain experience with careers in healthcare via direct mentorship and engagement with successful medical professionals. Participants will engage in research projects, shadowing experiences, educational conferences, community-service and social events as part of Atrium Health’s Department of Surgery
The purpose of REACH is to increase interest in, and insight into, the rewarding career opportunities that exist in the field of healthcare for undergraduate URiM (Under-Represented in Medicine) students, and to enhance the likelihood of gaining access to careers in healthcare through direct engagement with, and mentorship by, successful medical professionals.
Undergraduate URiM* students who are currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate institution, and who are interested in a career in the healthcare field. Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 2 years of undergraduate education.
Official dates for the program are June 1- July 30, 2022. Selected students will need to complete a comprehensive 2-4 week on-boarding process prior to the June 1st start date.
The majority of REACH activities will occur on the campus of Atrium Health-Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Community-service activities will be focused on the communities we serve adjacent to our campus. Opportunities may exist to work remotely for some research-related activities, but housing, and transportation to and from Medical Center campus and community-service project sites will be the responsibility of the REACH students
Students will be compensated at an institutional rate of $16.00 per hour. Based upon an anticipated 40-hour work week, and an 8-week program, overall compensation will be approximately $5100.00.
Work requires walking, sitting, lifting and reaching overhead. Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds, shoulder height. Must be able to push patients in wheelchairs or supplies on a rolling cart. Intact sense of sight and hearing is required. Responsible for working in a safe manner.
High School, Undergraduate, Master's or Postgraduate enrollment required. Excellent planning, prioritizing, oral/written communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and team skills required. Excellent planning, prioritizing, oral/written communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and team skills required. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member and ability to respond creatively to a rapidly changing environment required. Computer skills required.
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