RESEARCH ASSISTANT (HEART HEALTH PROGRAM) PART-TIME

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Posting Number 00271
Title RESEARCH ASSISTANT (HEART HEALTH PROGRAM) PART-TIME
Position Title RESEARCH ASSISTANT (HEART HEALTH PROGRAM) PART-TIME
Position Number 00177
Job Description

Under general direction of Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant will assist the PI and Co-PI to conduct a study that will design and implement a pilot study to reduce the burden of congestive heart failure in South Los Angeles.

Required Qualifications

• Assist with facilitating interviews and meetings for project activities and ensuring that the intervention logistics are implemented properly.
• Responsible for assisting in the collection and management of project related data.
• Provide support preparing educational and dissemination materials for clinical providers, health administrators, and lay persons.
• Serving as liaison for key function areas including:
o Project partners from clinics and hospitals
o Health Information Technology and Bio-medical Informatics partners and colleagues
o Serve as a research site liaison, ensuring that the intervention logistics are implemented properly.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION:
• Bachelors degree

KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY/SKILLS:
• Conducting literature searches on Medline.
• Reviewing and summarizing research articles.
• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from different backgrounds/organizations.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and also as part of a team and establish cooperative working relationships with administrators, clinicians, peers, and the public.
• Ability to maintain the confidentiality of subject, medical and research records.
• Microsoft Suite experience.
• Prior with Research Electronic Data Capture software in clinical care settings will also be of benefit.

Preferred Qualifications

EXPERIENCE:
• Prior experience supporting public health programs, health information technology projects, and bio-medical informatics in clinical care settings or in health research is preferred.
• Prior experience in NIH research project support experience, public health training, and health information technology and informatics experience is a plus.

Physical Demands

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties

• Provide programmatic, data management, and research study support.
• Responsible for assisting community program staff and clinical partner organizations to carry out patient education course of studies and related research activities.
• Conducting literature reviews, searching for articles, and summarizing findings from manuscripts.
• Obtaining data from primary and secondary sources and summarizing in both written, table, graphic forms.
• Assist with computer aided survey implementation.
• Assisting the research coordinator with project activities.
• Responsible for assisting in the collection and management of project related data.

Complexity

• The ability to perform highly detailed work with sustained attention and care while providing/obtaining information on numerous inquiries is paramount to success in this position.

Mental Demands

• The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Frequent variety of unrelated tasks.
• Constant calculating and interrupted work, a variety of interrelated tasks, and use of sustained concentration, reasoning, judgment, resourcefulness, analytical ability, and ingenuity.

Work Environment

• The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Will need to travel to offsite locations to meet with community partners and clinical site collaborators.

Special Requirements

• Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

Job Code 3106
FLSA Non-Exempt
Category Part Time
Grade PS-1
Number of Vacancies 1

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Charles R. Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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