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LifeLong Medical Care

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Research Intern/Volunteer Posting

The Research and Evaluation team at LifeLong Medical Care’s East Bay Community Recovery Project (EBCRP) site is seeking a part-time intern to assist with a range of reporting tasks. LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. EBCRP, located in West Oakland, supports self-sufficiency and wellness of individuals and families by providing comprehensive and integrated services for mental health, substance use and related health conditions while addressing housing and employment. The Research and Evaluation team is responsible for evaluation activities on several federally and county-funded grant programs that serve individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

About LifeLong Medical Care:

LifeLong Medical Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 42 years of dedicated service to the community. LifeLong provides comprehensive, compassionate care to over 66,000 patients in socio-economically underserved regions of the East Bay Area. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, school-based, and homeless shelter services at over 70 sites across Alameda and West Contra Costa County.

About the team:

The team compiles monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to track programs’ progress, as well as periodic focus group evaluations and presentations of other collected data. The intern would be mainly responsible for assisting with efforts to compile the various reports, which includes data cleaning, data visualization, coding qualitative and quantitative data, and conducting internet searches to include relevant data for comparison. This role is ideal for an individual seeking experience in the research/evaluation field. The ideal candidate has strong attention to detail and completes tasks efficiently. This role would involve 8-16 hours per week, with options for in-office or remote work.

Benefits:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of community health and non-profit clinics
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Resume boost and adding new skills, experiences and make new connections

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Clean and organize large amounts of data in spreadsheets for reporting
  • Create/update visualizations of data
  • Research and compile city, county, and state data for comparisons in reports
  • Code qualitative data gathered from interview transcripts
  • Assist with narrative descriptions of data visualizations
  • Enter survey and assessment data
  • Other research and administrative tasks as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of research and evaluation methods

1 Shift

  • 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    Day and number of hours can be flexible, but work will be completed during normal business hours.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About LifeLong Medical Care

Location:

2344 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710, US

Mission Statement

LifeLong Medical Care provides high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities. OUR CORE VALUES We respect each person and celebrate the rich diversity of our communities. We believe all people are entitled to quality health care that serves the whole person. We are dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting a diverse, compassionate, and skilled staff. We are committed to eliminating health disparities. We maximize our impact on the health of our community through local, state and national partnerships. We continuously seek to hear our patients' voice as we assess, develop and improve our programs.

Description

Whether you’re a parent who wants to learn better ways to keep your kids and family healthy, an adult who wants to keep in shape, or a senior who needs a medical team that can provide care for your special health challenges, LifeLong is here for you. We welcome long-time residents and newcomers to our community. No matter what language you speak, or whether you have health insurance, you can count on us for help.


LifeLong Medical Care offers a sliding scale for low income patients based on family size and income. No Patient is denied health care services based on inability to pay.


Our services include:

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Prenatal Care
  • Counseling/Mental Health Services
  • Women’s Health/Family Planning
  • Wellness & Health Education
  • Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care
  • Specialty Care Referrals
  • Dental Services
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

2579 San Pablo AveOakland, CA 94612

(37.817,-122.27571)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • The schedule can be flexible - we are looking for 8-16 hours a week.
  • We will request a brief resume describing previous work or volunteer experience, and relevant skills.

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