The Gastroenterology Division is seeking a Research Assistant (Research Program Assistant) whose work will be focused on research in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and is responsible for the organization, maintenance, and accuracy of all patient clinical research data in a timely and ongoing manner, data collection and entry, and communication with patients by phone.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
- Perform data collection and related work to complete clinical study goals.
- Review medical records.
- Communicate with patients by phone.
- Ensure adherence to study protocols and study quality and maintain patient confidentiality.
- Perform data entry ensuring complete and accurate database entry, and maintain databases.
- Perform simple data analysis and present to study team members and the PI.
- Create and maintain a clinical research dashboard. Create forms for study use (i.e., recruitment flyers, data collection sheets, consent forms, etc.).
- Familiarity with library research procedures, completing literature searches culminating in the development of and maintenance of a reference library.
- Conduct reviews of the scientific literature and maintain a bibliography. Meet with Principal Investigator to review study progress.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
- High School Diploma required.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to work for periods of time without direction.
- Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
- Ability to talk to patients on phone about research studies and procedures.
- Very strong organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
- Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees as well as outside contacts.
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
- Ability to use a keyboard and move about.
- Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.