We Are Hiring
You’ve designed products. You’ve designed experiences. Now come join us in building the future of people-centered healthcare. Be a part of creating something special from the ground up that truly makes a difference.
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension is driving the future of healthcare through our nation-wide transformation intitiative. We have established an in-house, interdisciplinary Design Team tasked with designing the technology-enabled services and experiences of healthcare across the entire spectrum of care delivery. This team – in deep collaboration with colleagues in design, product management, technology, clinical practice, and more – uses human-centered design methods to understand the needs and motivations of our patients and providers and bring solutions to life.
Our vision is to create seamless end-to-end experiences for patients and providers through a cohesive ecosystem of well-designed, user-friendly applications, products and services. From problem discovery to product delivery, we put patients and providers at the center of everything we do.
What You Will Do
As a UX researcher, you will be at the forefront of this transformation by identifying the most impactful problems for us to solve. Through a deep understanding of patient and provider workflows, challenges and unmet needs, your research will set the foundation for solutions that help providers deliver the best quality patient care. You will work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of designers and product managers on field research, concept envisioning and iterative testing.
You will be part of a growing team and will help drive research excellence through industry best practices. Using powerful insight-to-impact stories and innovation workshops you will evangelize the value of a human-centered design approach in the organization.
Conduct exploratory research, concept validation and usability testing on various projects
Gather data, synthesize it into actionable insights and disseminate findings to various teams through reports and presentations
Create research reports, user journey maps, workflows, personas, day-in-the-life scenarios, and use case summaries to help deepen organizational understanding of our users.
Collaborate with designers to test design concepts through lean research and usability testing.
Facilitate innovation workshops with designers, product managers, engineers and other stakeholders on envisioning exercises grounded in research insights
Where You Will Work
This position is based out of our new studio located in Cortex, the region’s largest innovation campus. Located in the heart of St. Louis, Cortex is a nationally recognized innovation hub that supports all technology sectors. As such, Ascension joins this community to help you thrive. Enjoy great food, gourmet coffee, gym, and a variety of workspaces and recreational activities to spark your creativity. With such a strong network of tech professionals in the area, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to make connections and exchange ideas!
What You Will Need
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering or similar field.
3+ years of professional experience in UX research
Strong knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and their application
Experience conducting ethnography, semi-structured interviews, focus groups, contextual field visits, workflow analysis, usability testing and human factors studies
Strong knowledge of statistics and research study design
Strong knowledge of user-centered design principles
Experience conducting UX research in healthcare
Experience leading and managing multiple research projects
Experience working with agile design and development teams
Experience working on fast-paced research projects and bringing products to market
Strong ability to work independently as well as in groups
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*** Please include a link to your portfolio in your application ***
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