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IT Applications - User Experience Researcher

Boca Raton, FL, USA ● Virtual Req #1771
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Cross Country Healthcare is looking for top talent to join our team

 

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCH) is a leader in providing total talent management including strategic workforce solutions, contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients. Leveraging nearly 35 years of expertise and insight, CCH solves complex labor-related challenges for clients while providing high-quality outcomes and exceptional patient care. As a multi-year Best of Staffing® Award winner, CCH is committed to excellence in delivery of its services and was the first public company to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification with Distinction.

 

Job Title:

UX Researcher

Job Code:

 

Reports to:

Director, User Experience

FLSA:

Exempt

Department:

Information Technology

Revision Date:

01-2022

BASIC PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of the UX Researcher is to plan, recruit for, conduct, and synthesize user research to help create intuitive and innovative products. The Researcher will work closely with product, development and business team members across the entire user-centered design process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   

  • Design, own, and execute the research strategy to better understand users across different products
  • Identify criteria for and recruit participants using a variety of approaches
  • Use various research methods to uncover user needs and pain points and identify improvements to the end-to-end user experience
  • Translate research into insights to drive measurable user experience outcomes aligned to business goals
  • Collaborate with teams in the gathering of customer feedback and making recommendations that drive product strategy
  • Give and receive feedback with humor, patience and compassion to teammates and cross-functional partners
  • All other duties as assigned

   Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.  


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in behavioral science, human computer interaction, psychology, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on researcher, working across multiple platforms, including mobile
  • Experience in creating and implementing research and data collection plans for user experience and acceptance testing
  • Well versed in various research methodologies (virtual and in-person interviews, usability testing, surveying, etc.)
  • Able to analyze and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and present the results to various levels of stakeholders
  • Experience incorporating research in software development lifecycle in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Able to quickly grasp new concepts and understand complex workflows
  • Portfolio that includes examples of past work experience, deliverables, and outcomes

 

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Business Acumen: In-depth knowledge of the business, industry, external marketplace, and the ability to conceptually pull together patterns or connections that are not clearly related; ability to apply insight across a wide range of tactical to strategic issues to consistently identify and select the best course of action.
  • Building People Capability: Commitment to ensuring that the right people are in the right roles and that individuals feel empowered and supported to reach their potential; provides coaching to foster the learning of their team members, and likewise plays an active role in acquiring, developing, and retaining talent for the larger organization.
  • Strategic Agility: Eagerness and ability to learn quickly and leverage a flexible mindset in response to shifting dynamics, adversity, and/or change; continually pushes oneself, their teams, and their businesses to learn, to generate new ideas, and (at times) to take needed risks to position the company favorably in the marketplace.
  • Disciplined Execution: Orientation towards a process-focused, decisive course of action that will ensure client/customer needs are met with a high standard of excellence, urgency, and predictability; focused on the task at hand in the face of ambiguity and applies past experiences and expertise to consistently pull through results.
  • Organizational Collaboration: Ability to partner across organizational lines and work cooperatively within and outside one’s own team to best serve client needs and exceed the expectations of end customers and clients; actively supports key decisions and promote a spirit of teamwork to demonstrate the commitment to the company.

WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Must possess comfort in learning, training, and engaging with others virtually through Microsoft Teams and Zoom 

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Benefits

 

Cross Country Healthcare offers a competitive compensation and benefits program including: Medical plan, Dental plan, Life insurance, Disability plan, 401(k) plan and Tuition Assistance

 

Cross Country Healthcare is an EEO employer - M/F/ Veteran/Disability

Other details

  • Job Family CORP Information Systems
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Virtual