Research Assistant, Department of Medicine - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
May 17, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant, Department of Medicine - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University's Department of Medicine is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence built upon the legacies of leaders in cardiology, hematology and oncology and gastroenterology. We are proud of this tradition of excellence and it is our goal today to further that reputation by remaining on the cutting edge of new developments in medical education, scientific and clinical investigation and, of course, clinical care. Central to our success is our commitment to scholarship at all levels of medical training.

The Research Assistant performs data entry and cleaning for the HIV Transmission & Phylogenetic studies, and prepares weekly data reports and assist the Principal Investigator and co-investigators as needed.   Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists Principal Investigator and co-investigators with abstract preparation and presentations.
  • Assists Investigators with abstract preparation and presentations, and with manuscript preparation.
  • Performs data extraction from electronic medical records.
  • Redacts personal health information from external medical record for research.
  • Sends request for clinical data to outside medical facilities.
  • Sends data inquiries based on initial analytics.
  • Transports research samples between clinic and laboratory sites.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least years of administrative and research support experience
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet searches, and file maintenance
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure, function autonomously, and collaborate successfully with physicians, health team members, sponsors, and research patients.
  • Sensitivity to the confidential nature of the work

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