University of Utah Staff Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 07/14/2017

Requisition Number PRN14805B

Job Title Staff Research Assistant

Working Title Research Recruitment Specialist

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Some Saturdays may be required

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 01518 - Neuromuscular Research

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Research Recruitment Specialist provides the neuromuscular division with participant recruitment support for multiple research projects with a primary focus on peripheral neuropathy. Looking for an enthusiastic, confident, and proactive person who can effectively communicate with clinicians, investigators, clinic staff, research staff, patients, and the community regarding research study opportunities. Will also assist research staff with development, preparation, and distribution of research promotional materials.

Responsibilities

- Develop a detailed understanding of all protocols

-Responsible for daily recruitment activities

oReview medical charts/clinic schedules to identify potential participants

oAttend clinics for study recruitment

oConduct inbound/outbound subject screening calls

-Discuss protocol(s) and entry criteria with faculty, patients, and community

-Build strong networking relationships with the community, other organizations, and outreach clinics to create a pipeline of participants

-Promote research opportunities at local health fairs and seminars

-Prepare and distribute study brochures, flyers, letters, and newsletters

-Track all recruitment activities and study metrics relative to study goals

-Maintain the status of all study participants

-Attend all study team meetings and take minutes

-Complete necessary trainings including but not limited toHIPAA,EPIC,CITI, andGCP

-Other varies research support as needed

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

-One year research experience or equivalency

-Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects

-Strong public relations and communication skills

-Confidence discussing sensitive medical topics

-Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Preferences

-Medical/research terminology

-Clinical or research marketing experience

-Recruitment experience

-Statistical & graphing software knowledge

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.