University of Utah Staff Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 05/24/2017
Requisition Number PRN14261B
Job Title Staff Research Assistant
Working Title Staff Research Assistant
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 01518 - Neuromuscular Research
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 10.00 to 15.00
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
The neuromuscular division has an opening for a Staff Research Assistant. This individual will provide recruitment support for multiple research projects with a primary focus on peripheral neuropathy. This position looks for a confident, independent, and energetic person who can communicate confidently with clinicians, investigators, clinical staff, research staff, patients and the community regarding research study opportunities.
Developing a strong working knowledge of current protocols
Complete medical chart reviews
Discuss study protocol(s) and entry criteria to faculty, staff, patients, and community
Attend clinics daily for study recruitment
Attend health fairs and provide public outreach
Distribute study fliers and brochures
Track all recruitment activities and study metrics relative to study goals
Attend all study team meetings
Complete necessary trainings including but not limited toHIPAA,EPIC,CITIandGCP
Other 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.
One year research experience or equivalency; demonstrated organizational and communication skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. An understanding of research protocols and procedures preferred.
Medical and research terminology
Experience with databases, statistical software, graphing software
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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