Position: Temporary Part-time Practicum Assistant Hours: This is a part-time position (20 hours per week) Pay: $16.00/hr Campus: Chicago Approximate start date: ASAP Approximate end date: 9/30/19
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Part-time Practicum Assistant for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Temporary Practicum Assistant will assistant a PhD student at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine with clinical training and personal care needs specifically in a practicum experience at Lurie Children’s Hospital. The Practicum Assistant will work under the doctoral student’s direction:
Maintaining safety in an outpatient clinical milieu, utilizing prevention and de-escalation comprehensive crisis management techniques
Responding to emergencies by enacting emergency protocols, intervening in anticipated emergency situations, and assisting the PhD student in such situations
Opening and closing doors in neuropsychological and diagnostic assessment space
Setting up physical space for neuropsychological and diagnostic assessment; setting up, arranging, and taking down of assessment materials
Office duties, such as filing, using printer/scanner, carrying laptop and materials to meetings, set up and take down at start and end of meetings, picking up dropped items
Access to buildings/opening doors; carrying materials, removing and putting on student’s coat
Personal care needs of PhD student
Willing to be trained in hospital procedures, with emergency protocols and comprehensive crisis management techniques to maintain physical safety of patients and PhD student
Comfortable working with children and families
Willingness to learn and preform academic tasks for individuals with disabilities
Dependability, flexibility, and sensitivity required. Previous experience in a related area is helpful, but not necessary
Willingness to travel between sites
20 hours a week with a set schedule, some early evening hours might be required
Ability and willingness to assist with personal care needs of student
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 34516
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.