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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This is a time-limited position of up to 6-30-2020.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Research responsibilities relate to the Cognitive Biomarkers in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients project.� Research responsibilities will include patient recruitment and enrollment.� This will entail meeting with patients and families in neuro-oncology clinic (Tuesday and Thursday mornings) as well as meeting with families in the hospital to 1) explain the study and 2) obtain informed consent for enrollment for those interested.� Following enrollment, duties will include 1) providing consent forms and eligibility checklists to the PI and research associates, 2) updating the patient spreadsheet and 3) coordinating study scans and neuro-cognitive testing with the neuro-oncology coordinator.� A requirement will be completion of training in the NIH Toolbox cognitive domain administration in order to be able to provide cognitive testing when needed after enrollment.�
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in the recruitment of study participants as identified in related protocol; visits with study participants to explain study, screens for eligibility and obtains informed consent of participants.
Completes all necessary paperwork/documentation according to study protocol; obtains consent and interviews study subjects/schedules/follow-up.
Collects data from study participants, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; performs basic evaluation and interpretation of collected data and prepares appropriate reports and documentation as necessary; prepares and distributes study packets and information.
Performs data analysis and maintains data files including cognitive performance, rsfMRI data, radiation dosimetry, brain volumetrics, and other patient variables such as sex, age, and poverty.
Prepare preliminary data for lab meetings as well as assisting in preparation for abstracts to national meetings.
Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
High school diploma plus 2 years of administrative or research experience, preferably in a medical environment; Associate’s degree or 2 years of college may substitute for experience.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Effective organization skills.
The hiring range for this position is $17.23 - $21.55 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C07.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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