Duties: The Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) will aid the Clinical Research Coordinator and the Principal Investigator in the development and execution of data driven quality improvement (QI) initiatives within the Penn Center for CHWs. The principal role of the CRA will be to provide general research and administrative support for the IMPaCT Transitions, Home, and Primary Care programs. Administrative duties will include reviewing UPHS electronic medical records on a daily basis to identify high-risk patients who meet the criteria to receive the IMPaCT intervention as part of their routine care. Research duties will also include screening and enrolling study participants, maintaining telephone follow-up with study participants, data collection, survey administration, medical chart abstractions, data entry/cleaning, as well as assisting with preparation and submission of regulatory documents to the Penn IRB and other entities. Additional tasks may include assisting with grant-writing based on pilot results, conducting literature reviews and assisting with the preparation of scholarly manuscripts and presentations. The CRA will be expected to perform other duties as reasonably assigned.

Qualifications: The minimum of a High School diploma and 3-5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. BA/BS preferred.
-Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, Effective problems solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills, and detail oriented
-Experience with clinical research: data collection, analysis and study design
-Familiarity with medical terminology and experience gained in a medical environment preferred
- Working knowledge of Penn Medicine Systems (EPIC, Sunrise, MedView, REDCap) desirable but not required
-Computer skills include a familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access essential. Experience with STATA, SPSS or SAS a plus

Reference Number: 40-27731

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: DM-General Internal Medicine

Special Requirements:

Job Family: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical

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