We are seeking a Research Program Assistantwho will be involved in data collection, data entry, and assist with activities and functions for a research program.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collect data via abstraction from paper and electronic medical records.
Maintain logs of patient screening, treatments, and visits.
Data entry, management, and calculations using a computerized database, word processing, and spreadsheet software; review data input for accuracy and completeness.
Anticipate and respond to program needs based on awareness of routine and repeated job functions.
Actively communicate and update supervising coordinators, collaborators, administrators, clinicians, and/or and program leaders on patient enrollment/treatment/eligibility and data collection status via verbal and written communication.
Identify appropriate patients for clinical program.
Communicate with program sponsors, coordinators and collaborators as needed.
Maintain filing system for electronic and paper-based patient records.
Maintain compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
Attend regular group meetings (weekly or monthly)
Obtain consent and HIPAA approvals from eligible patients.
Administer standardized surveys to patients or their proxies via phone, or via in-patient, clinic or home visits.
Call patients with reminders of their appointments.
Conduct standardized assessments of patients via in-patient, clinic or home visit.
Escort patients through the hospital during any visit.
Set up and take down equipment for patient testing.
Literature search & organize data for program-related reports and papers.
Prepare study documents for IRB submission, as needed.
Follow all written and unwritten program practices, procedures, and protocols.
Organize and file patient records; prepare and maintain program materials.
Prepares weekly report of work hours and activities for review by the supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.
Assisting patients during evaluations within crowded clinical environment.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
Required: All HIPAA and related courses must be completed, and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong verbal communication skills.
Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
High level of motivation for job functions with positive attitude.
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision but asks for clarification when needed regarding data quality and integrity issues.
High motivation, positive attitude, and good judgment, tact, and sensitivity in all interpersonal interactions with all research staff, investigators, and students.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
Some related experience
Some college courses preferred.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Varies Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Pulmonary Personnel area: School of Medicine
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