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Research Assistant 1

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY Under general supervision, assists higher level research personnel by performing a range of routine activities including data collection, data entry, preparation of reports and presentations, library searches, and summarizing data for assigned research project(s). Functions as entry-level research professional learning research protocols and procedures. Ensures data integrity, quality control and compliance with all protocols associated with assigned project(s). Collaborates with Principal Investigator, and other members of assigned research projects to achieve project objectives. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES Provides a range of support services for assigned research projects. Collects and compiles data according to established protocol. May review medical records, perform literature searches and examine other necessary sources in order to abstract routine data. Facilitates data collection by assisting with creation of data collection tools, reviewing data forms for completeness and accuracy, tracking study-related activities, and interacting with internal and external sources. Enters information into existing databases. May modify or create new databases. Prepares statistical and narrative reports and/or graphs. Assists in preparation of materials required for audits or monitoring visits for a specific protocol. Assists higher-level research staff to register and communicate with subjects in a study, review eligibility, and ensure completion of informed consent prior to participation in research projects. May assist in preparation of documents following established protocol for IRB and regulatory submission (e.g. IRB applications, consent forms, annual renewals), and other documents pertaining to projects in a timely manner. Follows-up and resolves any issues pertaining to documents. May assist in preparation of study progress reports and protocol amendments. May assist in tracking regulatory documents required for assigned project(s). Receives training in designated research protocols, procedures and techniques; and may participate in site initiation, pre-site study and investigator meetings as needed. Serves as an active member of the project team contributing to the process for development and implementation of the project. Demonstrates knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of subjects in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with subjects/families. Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the CCMC STANDARDS. KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic research protocols, principles and procedures Basic aspects of research studies such as screening, interviewing, completing study forms & reports Basic knowledge of experimental design, mathematics, statistics, computer applications and computer data management. SKILLS: Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills Demonstrated proficiency in Windows environment; intermediate to advanced level word processing and spreadsheet skills (Microsoft Word & Excel); and basic to intermediate skills developing presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint); basic to intermediate skills in database design and database management (Microsoft Access). ABILITY TO: Work both independently and as a member of a project team Attend to detail, problem solve, be organized and work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and balance multiple priorities Work Environment: Non-clinical work environment Physical Requirements: Amount of Time (Choose which ones do apply) Occasional 25-50% day Frequent 50-75% day Constant > 75% day Stand X --- --- --- Walk X --- --- --- Sit --- --- --- X Manual Dexterity/Repetitive use of hands, wrists, arms, elbows --- --- --- X Forward reach w/hands and/or arms X --- --- --- Climb or balance X --- --- --- Stoop, kneel, crouch X --- --- --- Overhead/above shoulder reaching X --- --- --- Choose Applicable Lifting Demands LIFT Floor-Waist Waist-Shoulder Above Shoulder Choose an item. Choose an item. Choose an item. 15 - 25 lbs. Choose an item. Choose an item. Choose an item. 25 - 40 lbs. Choose an item. Choose an item. Choose an item. 50 lbs. Choose an item. Choose an item. Choose an item. PUSH/PULL Choose an item. 50 - 100 lbs. (push/pull only) Choose an item. More than 100 lbs.* (push/pull on wheels only) *indicate weight range Choose an item. lb Bachelor's degree in health education, biology, public health or related field required or relevant experience Previous experience working with Microsoft Office and database applications Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Research Assistant 1, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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