Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research -Trauma/Critical Care Open Rank CI Contractual/Part-time Positions - (170000FY)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine Trauma/Critical Care Research is seeking motivated and disciplined candidates to join a dynamic team. Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research, Organized Research Center (STAR-ORC) serves as the research arm of the Program in Trauma and the Department of Anesthesiology as well as the National Study Center. It includes Basic, Translational, and Critical Research. It works with diverse funding streams, including but not limited to NIH and DoD and NHTSA, as well as numerous industry and foundation partners.
The selected candidates must be able to work rotating shifts and a schedule which would include working evenings, nights and weekends.
Research/Epidemiological Assistant I
- Assists in recruiting, scheduling, interviewing, and tracking study participants.
- Organizes, prepares, and codes and edits study questionnaires in accordance with study protocols.
- Performs data entry from questionnaires.
- Tracks and maintains study subjects listings, consent forms, and other related materials or files.
- Performs clerical support such as locating and retrieving journal articles from library or on-line services from various locations. Provides telephone service and office coverage, assembles bulk mailings.
- Assists in preparing presentation materials and visual aids, and assists in coordinating meetings and other study-related activities.
- Labels, processes, or prepares for shipping study specimens such as urine and blood samples as directed.
- May assist in performing basic anthropometric measurements such as vital signs and neuromuscular tests such as grip strength and balance and mobility testing.
Research/Epidemiological Assistant II
Assesses study participant medical eligibility in accordancewith established protocols, and interviews and/or tests participants. Obtainsdemographic information, may assess for adverse events, and interviewparticipants for follow up data.
Collects data based on interviews, reviewing medical documentation,bedside assessments and review of the electronic medical record. Assistsin pretesting and refining data collection and input instruments. Makesrecommendations concerning time saving methods in data collection.
Performs moderately complex research study collection andmaintenance activities and assists in data analysis.
Assists in designing and developing database trackingsystems; maintains databases. Assists in generating status, exception, progressand other types of standard or custom reports.
Assists in preparing study forms, documenting surveyinstrument instructions, writing questionnaire specifications, and writingstudy protocols and code books.
Performs quality assurance checks by evaluating forcompleteness, accuracy, and timeliness data sent in by field personnel.
Labels, processes, or prepares for shipping study specimenssuch as urine and blood samples as directed.
Performs all of the duties of the Research/EpidemiologicalAssistant I.
For consideration for both job titles prior experience in clinical research is preferred.
Rank and salary will be determined upon reviewing education and experience.
Epidemiological Assistant I
High School diploma or GED and two years of experience in clerical work
Epidemiological Assistant II
High School diploma or GED and three years of related experience*. Prior experience in clinical research preferred.
Based on the level hired, the candidate will be expected to have some or all of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
General knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment; of spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Skill in performing arithmetic calculations; in performing routine clerical tasks; in filing documents in alphabetic and numeric sequence; in operating manual and automated office equipment. Ability to use applicable hardware such as mainframe, mini, personal or laptop computers and applicable software applications; to communicate effectively with widely diverse groups of people both in person and over the phone; to manage workload, to use time effectively, and to work in a non-office setting; to locate and retrieve files and records from confined spaces and locations which are not easily accessible; to learn to perform basic medical tests such as taking vital signs, blood pressure, and drawing blood.
General knowledge of basic interviewing techniques used in the collection of epidemiological survey data. Skill in the use of applicable hardware such as mainframe, mini, personal or laptop computers and applicable software applications; in performing basic medical tests such as taking vital signs and drawing blood and ability to perform other related medical tests such as neuromuscular testing; in performing arithmetic calculations; in performing routine clerical tasks; in filing documents in alphabetic and numeric sequence; in operating manual and automated office equipment; in managing workload and using time effectively; in working in a non-office setting. Ability to communicate effectively with widely diverse groups of people both in person and over the phone; to communicate effectively in writing and to compile and summarize information into concise and accurate reports; to locate and retrieve files and records from confined spaces and locations which are not easily accessible.
*Exceptfor qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formaleducation in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities requiredfor full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for theeducation or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 collegecredits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Hiring Range: $14-$18 hourly
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
: Non-Exempt Staff - N05EP1
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
: SOM Program in Trauma
: Mar 13, 2017
: Mar 24, 2017, 11:59:00 PM