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The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time Research Study Coordinator 1.
Working under the direction for the supervisor and principal investigator, the Research Study Coordinator 1 will assist in consenting patients for study, administer psychological test prior to surgery, assess and record pain scores and medication use after surgery, learn how to use and perform muscle strength tests using a dynamometry, continue to follow patients over telephone after discharge home. This study is in support of a clinical research project involving human subjects related to Factors Influencing the speed of recovery after Anterior Cruciate Ligament repair.
Obtain consent from patients
Aid in preparing status reports
Aid in preparing IRB application
Perform preliminary analysis of data
Perform literature research in topics relevant to clinical studies
Interact with patients, faculty, residents, and nurses
Reviewing surgical schedule to identify potential candidates for study
Contacting patients in person or by phone to describe studies
Following the in-hospital course and after discharge course of patients after anesthesia and surgery with regard to pain and analgesic requirements
Data collection as it pertains to current studies
Learn to perform dynamometer measurements of lower extremity strength
Administer psychological tests prior to surgery
Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.
Must have practical experience using excel, database or comparable statistics programs
Have at least 6 months research experience
Have flexibility with work hours, ability to arrive as early as 6 am and/or staying until 8 pm. Most likely Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Narrative regarding goals/aspirations or future direction
College courses in science, math, statistics and/or biology
A desire to continue in medical field
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position requires the Research Study Coordinator to be available as early as 6 am and as late as 8 pm on Wednesday, Thursdays, or Fridays, total hours will be 28 hours/week.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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