GDIT is in need of a Research Assistant (RA) in support of biomedical reseach in combat casualty care at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) .
The RA shall perform a full range of RA services on site an Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Specific duties include:
Execute and provide maintenance on research studies. Carry out tasks related to research studies as required by Principal Investigators (PIs).
Maintain files and records of ongoing research projects.
Recruit and telephone screen subjects.
Communicate with research subjects; via telephone or in person and ask relevant research questions as per protocol.
Arrange for research subject follow-up.
Assist with research subject visits.
Perform selected research subject visit duties, for example, presenting questionnaires and collecting demographics.
Perform data collection as per protocol
Enter data into Microsoft Excel and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) databases (if applicable).
Transfer data from questionnaires and data sheets to the databases.
Prepare progress reports.
Document all correspondence and communication pertinent to the research.
Keep a log of all correspondence and communication relating to the assigned duties.
Perform administrative duties related to the research such as obtaining signatures and delivering documents to CID for the investigators.
Complete all paperwork and documentation as required.
As required by protocol, obtain patient's medical record/reports following procedures.
Obtain lab and x-ray results as needed, via CHCS or AHLTA systems.
Make patient appointments by phone and with the use of Composite Health Care System (CHCS) or other method as prescribed by the protocol, command, and clinic structure.
Attend conferences and other meetings as required by the protocol, the PI or sponsoring agency as authorized contract.
Assist principal investigators, research team members, and other staff in the development of, preparation for, and closeout of clinical research studies.
Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA and institutional regulations.
Actively participate in CID departmental and command-wide research educational and training programs by providing instruction, presentations, and assistance to research staff as needed.
Assist the compliance Officer with monitoring process to ensure protocol compliance.
Attend conference and other meetings as required by the protocol, the PI or sponsoring agency as authorized by the contract.
Perform other research related duties as needed and within the scope of work.
Bachelor's Degree in a technical or scientific discipline or the equivalent level of college coursework.
Contract requires a minimum of an Associates degree with a preferred focus in Healthcare or related discipline (such as Biology or Psychology) OR the equivalency of a minimum of three years working experience in a hospital, physician's office, or academic setting, i.e., pre-med student.
3-5 years of related experience.
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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