Research Assistant 2 (Term)
Job Title: Research Assistant 2 (Term)
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8773
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE
- Plan and carry out research and recruitment protocol as outlined by principal investigator and project managers. Recruit subjects and implement recruitment protocols. Complete telephone screening with subjects to determine eligibility. Explain study procedures to participants and obtain informed consent. Schedule and conduct baseline assessments with participants via videoconference. Coordinate the fatigue management course. Communicate by telephone with participants for session reminder, to provide technology support, troubleshoot course related issues, answer general questions, etc. Perform fidelity checks on intervention course by listening to video recordings from sessions. Fax treatment plan of care forms to physicians. Assist with insurance billing for the fatigue management course. Assist with social media, including content writing, add development, etc. Use REDCap to collect, manage, track and report flow of subjects through protocols. May assist in developing improved techniques, projection methods or procedures. (73%)Ensure accurate data entry and follow quality control protocols to check data. Analyze and provide data necessary for internal and grant reporting; support quantitative and qualitative data analysis; create reports and present findings at meetings with the principal investigator and research team. Complete yearly COI statement. (7%)Provide weekly progress reports to the principal investigator and project managers (10%).Train new staff and direct work of students. Oversee inventory and order supplies under the direction of the project manager and principal investigator. Participate in project team meetings and contribute constructively to project discussions (10%)
- Experience and skill in interviewing patients and/or conducting physical assessments.Experience working with individuals who have disabilities, experience conducting clinical trials, and experience obtaining informed consent is desirable.Exercise science, nutrition, wellness, health education and/or costumer service background is a plus.Highly organized with excellent social and interpersonal skills.Excellent interviewing skills and excellent command of English language.Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within a team in a small team environment. Ability to work under limited supervision.Flexibility and ability work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and conform to shifting priorities, demands and timeline.High motivation, positive attitude, good judgement, tact and integrityProficient in use of Microsoft Office products, email and internet searches.Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in all aspects of working with human subjects.Ability to administer data collection instruments.Ability to meet consistent attendance. Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face-to-face.
This is a Term position. They are treated like regular staff positions for medical and dental benefits eligibility, vacation, holidays, and sick time. Term employees are not eligible for life insurance, retirement, long term disability, short term disability, tuition assistance, layoff status, or severance pay. Staff in term positions are also subject to the performance management review process and positive corrective action when work performance or behavior is unsatisfactory or unacceptable. Term employment does not alter the employment-at-will employee status of these employees.
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