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School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occ Summary Deliver behavioral interventions and/or conduct comple x assessments forresearch studies condconducted by principal invesconduc tedby principal investigator(s) at Duke Health; perform avariety of duti esinvolved in the collcollection, compilation, doccollection, compilatio n, documentation, and interpretation ofbehavioral intintervention and re search data. May recruit and obtaindata. May recruit and obtain informed coconsent from researchparticipants. Work Performed NOTE: Duties below,r elated to behavioral interventions and/orcomplex assessments/ evevaluati ons must comprievaluations must comprise greater than 50% of jobresponsi bilities.Behavioral intervention delivery and development. Deliverbehavi oral interventions to paparticipants in theparticipants in the contextof a research study. Follow interventionprotocols by conducting taskssusu ch as coaching orsuch as coaching or counseling, training, or delivering workshops.Document delivery of the inintervention accordinterventionaccording to protocol and study's Standard OperatingProcedures. May assist in the dedevelopment and desdevelopment and design of intervention mater ials and treatment manuals,and mentor junior staff inin interventiondeli n intervention delivery. May participate in the ongoing evaluationofbeh avioral research inintervention deliveintervention delivery and adherenc e.Complex assessments and evaluations. Conduct complexassessments in the context of aa research study.a research study. Follow evaluationprotoc ols by conducting tasks suchas clinical interviews. DoDocument evaluatiD ocument evaluations according to protocol and study's StandardOperating Procedures. May asassist in the devassist in the development and design of evaluation manuals andrelatedcoding/scoring protocols,anand mentor j uniorand mentor junior staff in conduct. May participatanand mentor jun iorand mentor junior staff in conduct. May participate in the ongoingev aluation of validity and rereliability of evreliability of evaluations a ndassessments.Research operations. May screen, schedule, consent,and co llectadverse event ininformation forinformation for participants.Maintai n subject level documentation,including documentation of inintervention viintervention visits and consent in the electronic medical record.Prepa re documents, equipment, orsusupplies for resupplies for research visits . Employ stratsusupplies for resupplies for research visits. Employ st rategies to maintainrecruitment and retention rates, and evevaluate proc esevaluate processes to identify issues related to recruitment andretent ion rates. May provide trtrainingto pertraining to personnel.May collec t, prepare, process, ship, and maintain inventory of researchspecimens a nd train othersinin these tasksin thesetasks; improve systemsrelatinin these tasksin these tasks; improve systems related to specimenhandling. Mayassist with management of InInvestigationaInvestigationalProducts (I P) including arrival, storage, handling,requesting requisitions, invento ry,rereordering, drreordering, drug accountability,rereordering, drreord ering, drug accountability, reconciliation, and destruction.Ethical and participant safety considerations. Maintainfamiliarity withthe ethical c onduct ofof researchof research and safeguards needed whenconducting res earch withvulnerable populations. UnUnderstand tUnderstandthat the safet y of research participants is a priority.Train junior staff in the ethic al coconduct of rconduct of research,dealing with vulnerable populations , andprovideguidance in strategies usedtoto maintaintomaintain safety. May hetoto maintainto maintain safety. May help in thedesign of studies so they includespecific safeguards to ensureetethicalcondethical conduct and proetethical condethical conduct and protect vulnerable populations . May assist otherswill application of these prprinciples. principles.Co mmunicate to research participants, both orally and written, thedifferen ce between clinical aactivitiesactivities and research activities, and t he risks and benefits of studyparticipation, in all study ddocuments ado cuments and research participant communications. Mayrecognize whenpatien ts are having ddifficultiedifficulties with this distinction. May make r ecommendations regardinghow to improve communicaticommunications to help patients and staff understand the distinction.Datamanagement and inform atics. Useand train others inElectronic Data Capture (EDC)ssystems,syst ems, technssystems,systems, technologies, and software necessary for stu dy operations.Enter data accurately. Scorettests andtests and measures according to protocol and appropriate to role.Complete paper and electro nic CCase RepoCase Report Forms (CRFs and eCRFs) accurately and accordin g toprotocol. May independently ddesign ECdesign ECRFs and EDCs to colle ct intervention data.Use requiredprocesses, policies, and systems to ens ure data securityand data provenance. RRecogniRecognize and report vulne rabilities related to security of physicaland electronic data; suggestan d iimplemeimpiimplemeimplement solutions to vulnerabilities related to s ecurity of data anddataprovenance.Assign, review, and train others in va rious work responsibilities.Serve as a mentor to other ReseResearch Inte rventionists. Employ escalationand performance plans asneeded. May be re spresponsible for providing constructive feedbackto team members.Recogni ze and employ the profprofessional guidelines andcode of ethics related to the conduct ofclinical research. Summarizeandand clarify for study te ams, theprofessional guidelines and code ofethics related to the conduc t ofclinclinical research. Knowledge, Skills andAbilities Can easily use computing software and web-based applications(e.g.,Microsoft Office pro ducts aand internet browsers).

Minimum Qualifications


Completion of an Associate's degree


Work requires a minimum of two years of relevant research experience. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for 2 years required experience.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 7/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time