TBI Research Assistant

6 days left

Location
Landstuhl
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Closes
Aug 26, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
For the purpose of this contract and the related position descriptions, the term “RESEARCH” is used to refer to “CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS”.   This contract does not support research in the basic sense of the term (i.e., in laboratories, bench research, or animal testing). 

The contractor will normally work up to 40 hours a week, 0800 to 1630, Monday through Friday (hours may vary). Overtime is not authorized.    Must be a U.S. citizen.

Note:  All DVBIC contract staff working in VA Centers will work as NON-Personal Service contractors

 

Position Summary:

S/he is responsible for assisting with the performance of clinical investigation projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects, collection and organization of data, scheduling patients for follow up appointments.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

Performs data entry for clinical investigation projects and maintains databases.  Assists in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols. Maintains study related documents and supplies in the investigator’s office; secures, organizes and documents as required following all federal/ state regulations.  Creates, collects, disseminates, maintains appropriate files of study data, and assists with review and completion of study manuals and SOPs. Screens consents and/or schedules potential research participants for testing or evaluation.  Facilitates follow-up assessment reminders and scheduling.Extracts data from patient medical records; transcribes and resolves data queries in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic); prepares documents, under direction of project leaders; reports statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research/clinical investigations/studies reports.  Maintains awareness and compliance of research regulatory issues.  Communicates regularly with study team, under direction of project leaders, via email and conference calling as needed.  

Non Primary Responsibilities:                                                                                                            

  • Other duties consistent with the above responsibilities. 
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to follow detailed instructions required.  Excellent communication and analytical skills required.  S/he must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.

    Education Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience. Human Subjects training required. 

    Qualifications 0-2 years’ experience in research/clinical investigations/studies required.  Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred

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