Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

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Washington D.C.
Mar 03, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center is committed to excellence in research, education and the improvement of human health and well-being. Emphasizing service, we are dedicated to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — "care of the whole person."

The Research Assistant supports ongoing behavioral and epidemiologic research projects by recruiting genetic testing, genetic counseling and breast cancer patients. S/he ensures completion of surveys in accordance with projected number of telephone interviews completed each week. The Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Collects behavioral and epidemiological data.
  • Reviews patient charts for pathology information.
  • Studies recruitment, approaching and recruiting new participants via telephone or in clinic.
  • Reviews patient records for eligibility, consulting with clinical staff regarding patient eligibility.
  • Performs basic database programming and management, data entry and data tracking, and report generation.
  • Enters survey results and registers new patients into the databases.
  • Performs quality checks on existing data.
  • Performs tracking of patients, maintaining contact logs and hard copy files of study materials.
  • Interacts with study sites and research participants to monitor study progress and participant status.


  • College degree from an accredited University
  • Previous experience in conducting primary data collection

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EEO Statement:

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