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Research Intern - Medication Reconciliation

About our company

MedMaestro is an innovative healthcare startup that is solving one of the most difficult problems in hospital-based healthcare -- medication reconciliation. This is the process hospitals use to obtain an accurate and comprehensive list of a patient’s medications when they are admitted to the hospital. There are about three medication history errors per admitted patient in the country; with about half leading to patient harm.

 

Our team is solving that problem through advanced databases, robotic telepresence, and a team that specializes in medication reconciliation.

We have some great opportunities for individuals that want to apply their skills to help countless people receive safer healthcare.

Responsibilities
  • Develop a comprehensive survey/database of the medication reconciliation literature

  • Synthesize key findings pertinent to the business plan

  • Identify and connect with thought leaders in the medication reconciliation arena  

  • Publish a white paper and executive summary that can be shared with healthcare executives

  • Develop evidence-based content for our website

  • Read “How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine”  (optional)

  • 20 to 40 hours per week

Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will be either a pharmacy student, pre-pharmacy student, pre-med, or allied health studies.​

  • Strong reading, writing, research, and analytic skills​

  • Excellent organizational skills​

  • Enthusiasm and ambition: As an important part of our team, you'll learn a lot and work hard while doing it. You should have the ability to quickly learn and master new tools, and take ownership of tasks and projects ​

  • Strong people skills and teamwork: Our small team supports each other every day, so you’ll need to be able to collaborate and communicate effectively using an array of tools.  ​

  • Attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task, but also work independently

Perks

Perks include the ability to work from anywhere and choose your own hours. We believe in results and giving people flexibility and autonomy in where they work.  Internships are unpaid.