Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some earlier mornings and later evenings may be required.
Pay Rate Range 31600 to 55621
The Obstetrics & Gynecology Research Network has an opening for a Research Assistant/Analyst. This individual will provide support for a large scale grant funded project focusing on provider bias and stigma in connection with providing peri-delivery care to individuals with substance use disorder. The Research Assistant will support the project leads in facilitation and organization of study tasks, including participant enrollment, follow up, and compensation, focus group and interview qualitative support and logistics associated with project implementation.
Responsibilities May Include:
- Learn study protocol;
- Review and understand inclusion/exclusion criteria
- Assist in participant enrollment
- Carry out study eligibility screening of participants
- Recruit and consent eligible participants
- Explain the study protocol and inclusion criteria to physicians, patients, and health care providers in person and by phone; ensure participant understanding of the protocol
- Gather, record and enter data from study participants, charts, and EMR’s into study databases
- Maintain source documents, status reports, progress notes, and subject logs in accordance with FDA , HIPAA , and GCP guidelines
- Work with research teams and clinicians to meet enrollment goals and study deadlines
- Assist in operational support including focus group and interview logistics (scheduling, space rental, recording, etc.)
- Assist in coding qualitative data from interviews and focus groups
- Report and track adverse events
- Support project reports and dissemination
- Attend team and study meetings
- Assist in maintaining stocks of supplies
- Work with confidential health information and complete the necessary trainings to do so
- Regulatory management and reporting
- Other duties as assigned
- Supports an inclusive, transparent and supportive work environment
- Reliable, displays a positive attitude, does not engage in gossip, supports the team and is flexible
- Communicates problems, issues and frustrations to supervisor or OBGYN / WCSL Leadership
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. IRB CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research subjects certificate obtained within six months of hire and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Some departments may require IATA DGR training within six months.
Successful candidates will be independent self-starters; be willing to learn study interview, research and assessment techniques; be willing to work outside of traditional work hours in order to recruit and interview participants; have excellent communication and organizational skills; work well with a team and be comfortable with computer databases; seek solutions to problems; invest in creating a sustainable infrastructure to support research; seek solutions to problems; be proactive in working on various protocols.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A background in nursing, public health, or a related field
- Familiarity with clinical research and study protocols
- Prior experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting
- Experience working in women’s health
- Prior CITI , HIPAA , GCP and/or IATA training
- Familiarity with REDCap
- Spanish-speaking skills
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