Under general supervision, participate in research projects conducted within the Department of Pediatrics. This position will assist in the conduct of research studies and interventions that pertain to children and young adults with sickle cell disease.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
* Assist with qualitative research methods to identify outcomes of importance to children with sickle cell disease and their caregivers (i.e., patient-centered outcomes). This will involve qualitative interviewing and survey administration. We will utilize a variety of human-centered design techniques to engage stakeholders and draw out their unique perspectives.
* Responsible for identifying, approaching, screening patients for eligibility, recruiting participants, and consenting participants into research studies. Confers with potential subjects to explain purpose of investigation. Communicates with participants throughout the research study in order to keep engagement in the study. Track the study progress for participants from recruitment to study completion.
* Participate in data analysis and report preparation. Extract data from source documents. Complete case report forms and enter into database. Run database error reports during analysis. Address and resolve queries/errors discovered during analysis.
* Assist with other research study and intervention-related projects as needed. This may include communication with IRB teams and other regulatory groups at the PI's direction.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in science or a health-related field; OR associate's degree from accredited institution in Allied Health Professions and one year of patient-related/research experience; OR bachelor's degree in other fields/completion of three years college science and two years of patient-related/research experience; OR high school diploma or GED and five years of patient-related experience with two years in clinical study at the TE06 level.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Organized with strong attention to detail. Excellent PC skills (including Word and Excel) and able to work as a team member. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to our patient population and practice good judgment.
Experience in the research process, particularly in study recruitment, survey collection, and interviewing.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 07
Job Function: Health Services
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