Intern, Publications
Job Details
Remote - , PA
Fully Remote
Temporary
High School Diploma / GED
None
Day
Entry Level

POSITION SUMMARY

The summer intern for the PSRQ Publications team, 2022, will participate in the creation of interactive guidance to be made available to our various membership programs. The guidance will cover a range of safety and risk topics, with an emphasis on making topics accessible for staff in a wide variety clinical and non-clinical roles. The intern will have the opportunity to work with ECRI's subject matter experts, medical librarians, editors, and other staff to develop their understanding of research best practices, content development, and communication to diverse audiences.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statements(s):

  • Research, write, and develop introductory, interactive guidance on basic concepts in risk management and patient safety. Potential topics include the following:
    • Cognitive biases and their impact on patient care
    • Handoff communication among healthcare providers
    • Soliciting and responding to patient and family feedback
    • Basic topics in infection control
  • Incorporate feedback from subject matter expert reviewers, editors, and instructional designers to revise and finalize content
  • Participate in 1:1 meetings with subject matter experts to review and refine work
  • Attend team and departmental meetings, webinars, and other events

POSITION QUALFICATIONS

Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated academic performance (e.g. strong GPA, academic awards)
  • Proven leadership ability through academic and extracurricular experiences
  • Inquisitive and tendency to think outside the box with regards to sources, methods, and solutions
  • Advanced research, analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Action oriented with high initiative and ability to think independently
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a team across many functions and groups and effectively communicate with people at all levels of an organization and to work independently and as a team member
  • Flexible, adaptive, agile, resourceful, self-starter, team player

Education:

  • High school diploma required.
  • At least one year of college experience

Computer Skills:

  • Basic experience with Microsoft 365 software applications.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands

Physical

 

 

 

Lift/Carry

 

Push/Pull

 

Stand

O

Speak

C

10 lbs or less

N

12 lbs or less

N

Walk

F

Climb

N

11-20 lbs

N

13-25 lbs

N

Sit

C

Crawl

N

21-50 lbs

O

26-40 lbs

N

Manually Manipulate

C

Squat or Kneel

N

51-100 lbs

N

41-100 lbs

N

Grasp

O

Bend

N

Over 100 lbs

N

 

 

Reach Outward

O

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reach Above Shoulder

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Remote work environment, with the option to perform job functions on-site in our facilities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • All employees who wish to enter our facilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

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