Department: Internal Medicine Monday-Friday Hours to be determined
The Research Program Assistant will work in the Data Coordinating Center for the Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation (CDaCI) Study. The CDaCI Study is a multicenter cohort study that began in 2002 and includes annual follow-up assessments of participants to collect data related to speech, language, psychosocial, behavioral, and cognitive development, along with quality of life, following pediatric cochlear implantation. Will work under the supervision of the Data Manager and Project Manager to generate accurate and complete datasets. Will be responsible for tracking data collection forms received from study sites and reviewing forms for accuracy and completeness. Will be responsible for data entry and will assist in data cleaning and generation of reports.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Enter data into Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, or REDCap databases. Track receipt of data collection forms from sites. Review data collection forms for accuracy and completeness. Investigate and clean data anomalies based on ad hoc queries. Assemble blank data collection packets to send to sites. Collaborate with the research team to resolve data issues to assure data quality for documentation and dissemination of data. Help maintain inventory of study supplies and forms to ensure they are ordered as needed. Maintain organization and security of study records. Consult manuals to develop and maintain knowledge of test administration and scoring procedures for data collection instruments, as necessary. Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma/GED. Some college courses preferred. Some related experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Access. Effective communication and strong organizational skills. Attentive to details. Ability to think critically and to ask questions when unsure. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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