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Location: Ontario
Job Code: 21295
Status: Temporary/Contract

Date Posted: November 23, 2021


The SE Research Centre conducts impact-oriented health services research to synthesize, generate, translate, adapt and directly apply scientific evidence in the design, delivery and evaluation of person and family-centred health and social care services.

The primary role of the Research Intern is to support the implementation of health services research projects within the SE Research Centre priority research fields using excellent data management and analysis skills. The position entails 10 hours/week with flexible hours and is best suited for current graduate students who are looking for part-time work and opportunity to expand knowledge on health services research.


Represent the SE Research Centre Priority Research Fields (10%)

  • Speak to the SE Research Centre priority research fields and all active projects both internally and externally with other researchers and academic audiences

   Participate in strong scientific conduct of health services research activities (90%)

  • Support collection and analysis of qualitative/quantitative health services research data

  • Support the development of various knowledge translation materials and tools

  • Sort and screen literature from relevant health and social research databases

  • Clean, sort, and organize data as well as maintain electronic data files for projects



Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science of health-related discipline from a recognized university

  • Experience in Health Services Research in one or more of the following ways:

    • Previous work as a research assistant

    • Undergraduate Thesis completed

    • Undergraduate Research Methods course completed

Technical Competencies

  • Experience in supporting qualitative and quantitative health services research data

  • Familiarity with the principal health sectors in Canada including hospital, home and community-based care

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Ability to contribute to a team under complex research and organizational conditions, and in an environment of multiple priorities

  • Diplomacy and interpersonal skills

  • Good problem solving, creative thinking and decision-making capacity

  • Demonstrated commitment to person and family-centred care

  • 4 month contract, 10 hours per week

About SE Health

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at  at your earliest convenience.

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