Research Clinical Assistant (part-time/contractual)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
June 13, 2018
Research Clinical Assistant (part-time/contractual) - (180000UZ)
The position is responsible for assisting with the performance of research projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects and collection and organization of data. The Research Assistant, Clinical is expected to work independently and knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.
This position will work in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology for approximately 8 hours per week.
Communicates directly with participants regarding the research study.
Perform data collection by conducting research interviews, reviewing medical charts, and accessing computerized medical information systems.
Recruits and screens 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. Develops 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. Assists in developing, submitting, and providing content for grants, papers, abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.
Conducts and analyzes literature searches.
Assist the Principle Investigator and Clinical Research Nurse 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; developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments; responding to requests and questions from individuals, institutions, government agencies, and funding agencies; participating in the design of research studies; prepare lab kits, forms for patient visits, mailings to patients and patient travel reimbursements. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education : Bachelors in Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field of study related to the research of the clinic
Experience : Prior clinical research preferred
Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff - N80GAW
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 12, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 93742
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.