University of Maryland Baltimore is currently seeking a Clinical Research Assistant to join Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Theposition is responsible for assisting with the performance of research projectsin a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects andcollection and organization of data. The Research Assistant, Clinical isexpected to work independently and knows and applies the fundamental concepts,practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Communicate directly with participants regarding the research study. Perform data collection by conducting research interviews, reviewing medical charts, and accessing computerized medical information systems. Recruit and screen subjects for research studies according to IRB approved protocols. Verifies participant eligibility; obtains consent and enrollment; and assures accurate demographic information for follow-up.
Independently establish and maintain database files and reports using computer applications such as Microsoft Excel/Access. Perform data checks, audits, and data cleaning. Check validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements and study relevance. Develop data collection instruments such as survey questionnaires.
Perform data analysis and interpretation, and develops statistical reports of study data using descriptive statistics using SAS, STATA, and SPSSS software. Assist in developing, submitting, and providing content for grants, papers, abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations. Conducts and analyzes literature searches.
Assist the Principle Investigator and other research personnel in the development of research protocols and materials by providing study analysis and forming conclusions and recommendations. Assist in developing and recommending policies and procedures and/or design methods for clinical research activities.
Perform administrative duties such as: providing training and guidance to interviewers; assisting in developing and submitting grants, papers, abstracts, manuscripts and presenting studies; assisting with clerical and fiscal monitoring of payment and supplies for study participants; developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments; participating in field visits, responding to requests and questions from individuals, institutions, government agencies, and funding agencies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Epidemiology,Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field of study related to the research of theclinic
Experience: Prior experience in the administration of neuropsychological tests is highly desirable.
Other: May consider acombination of directly related experience and education.
Hiring Range: Low to mid $40K - Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employee Class :Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time:Full-Time
:Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
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