Temp Tech/Paraprofessional

Job description

Job Title:

Temp Tech/Paraprofessional

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

7H675: Pediatrics - Palliative Care

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Some college courses completed

Required Related Experience:

Experience in research preferred

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Standing or sitting up to 8 hours/day, lifting <30 lbs, may view computer up to 8 hours/day.


Flexible, generally Monday-Friday 8-5, some weekend, evening or night duties depending on research projects

Job Summary:

The PATH (Pediatric Advancement Toward Health) Research Team’s mission is to promote health and wellness in children facing medical conditions and their families. Our team focuses on emotional health within medicine; we partner with Kentucky Children’s Hospital and UK Health Care outpatient pediatric clinics in the research that we conduct. We are an active research team with multiple projects running simultaneously. An example of a current project includes the creation and evaluation of game-based emotional health screening system. Job responsibilities will include recruitment of research participants, reviewing medical records and extracting data, preparation of research materials, conducting phone assessments with research participants, data management, literature reviews, and IRB preparation and management. Completion of some college courses is required. Past research experience is preferred. Skills of successful applicants include strong organization, ability to work on teams and independently, reliability, and willingness to learn. Position will be a mix of remote and in-person work.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Working knowledge of SPSS and excel preferred. Experience with data abstraction / data entry / research recruitment preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Completion of courses in psychology, research methods, statistics.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 4/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time