CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90709-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/CARDIOLOGY


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90709-AS

Working Title: Cardiovascular Medicine Research Specialist

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A534225-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/CARDIOLOGY

FTE: 50%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 5, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Biological sciences, Exercise Physiology or other health-related field preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

2 years of experience in a clinical health care setting with behavior health coaching perferred. Previous healthcare professional background or training (i.e. clinical exercise physiologist, RN, LPN, CMA) desirable. Prior experience in a clinical research environment is desirable.



Position Summary:

This position will support the research program of Dr. Heather Johnson. Dr. Johnson's research focuses on improving hypertension control in young adults, including projects in behavioral interventions and multi-site clinical interventions.



Additional Information:

Ideal candidates will have the following:
- Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work well on a team and maintain professional interactions with patients, clinical staff, and research staff.
-Flexibility to work before 8:00 AM or after 5:00 pm as needed by the research study
- Ability to navigate electronic medical records systems.
- Experience obtaining patient blood pressures and other vital signs
- In-depth understanding of medical terminology and concepts.
- Strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Redcap, perform electronic literature searchers, and use database software.
-Must be comfortable working with research subjects during face-to-face visits, electronic mail, and phone calls.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



Contact:

Heather Johnson
hm2@medicine.wisc.edu
608-262-2075
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 15 May 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 29 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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