About this Job
Paid remote intern will assist with recruitment for a virtual longitudinal study of outpatient behavioral health patients (ages 16-30) at Massachusetts General Hospital. The intern will also assist with implementing screening for substance use disorders in outpatient behavioral health (child and adult) at Massachusetts General Hospital. This will involve working with clinic staff to ensure that patients receive the substance use screening questions and complete the questionnaire. The results from the screening will be given to the patient’s clinician to inform their treatment. Screening for substance use disorders in behavioral health is part of a National Institute of Health funded prevention grant (HEAL initiative, https://heal.nih.gov/research/new-strategies/at-risk-adolescents). The intern will participate in research meetings with the study PI, Dr. Wilens, and their team at MGH and with the larger HEAL initiative team at Boston Medical Center.
Other career development opportunities include:
Assisting with writing scientific meeting abstracts and poster presentations
Attending weekly Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Attending a wide range of educational seminars and workshops for MGH employees
Must be able to commit to both the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters (start and end dates flexible)
Intern will receive a stipend for each semester
Adherence to the highest standards of professional conduct, including both verbal, non-verbal and written (including email) forms of communication
Team-oriented attitude with ability to also work independently
Extremely well-organized and detail-oriented
Ability to handle concurrent, competing and shifting priorities
Excellent writing and communication skills
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
About Massachusetts General Hospital
Founded in 1811 Massachusetts General Hospital is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest in New England. The 900-plus bed medical center offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States and it is the oldest and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Mass General is the largest nongovernmental employer in the city of Boston, with more than 26,000 employees. Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.