Research Assistant

Rockville, MD
Sep 06, 2019
Oct 26, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a research assistant to provide patient registration support for a major National Cancer Institute contract. The primary function of this role is to set up and test patient enrollment forms in the patient registration system that enrolls patients onto oncology clinical trials. These services are provided Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time. This position is located in our Rockville, MD office.

Job Responsibilities:

· Setting up and testing patient enrollment forms in the patient registration system.

· Writing and testing logic checks.

· Collaborate with the organizations leading the protocol to ensure accurate and timely availability of the forms in the system.

· Troubleshooting and resolving user issues.

Basic Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree in a health-related or social science field is required.

P referred Qualifications:

· Relevant work experience of 1 - 3 years in a research environment is preferred.

Prior clinical trials or data management experience is a plus. Excellent attention to detail and processes and technical aptitude are essential. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills, and good organizational and administrative skills.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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