Epidemiological Assistant II (Part-time/Temporary)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
May 24, 2018
Epidemiological Assistant II (Part-time/Temporary) - (180000RV)
Under general supervision, performs moderately complex study collection and maintenance activities and assists in data analysis.
These are temporary, contractual positions (Contingent Category I) that will work 20 hours per week. PRIMARY DUTIES
1. Assesses study participant medical eligibility in accordance with established protocols, and interviews and/or tests participants.
2. Collects data such as bone density, neuromuscular, and anthropometric measurements.
3. Assists in designing and developing database tracking systems; maintains databases. Assists in generating status, exception, progress and other types of standard or custom reports.
4. Assists in preparing study forms, documenting survey instrument instructions, writing questionnaire specifications, and writing study protocols and code books.
5. Assists in pretesting and refining data collection and input instruments.
6. Performs quality assurance checks by evaluating for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness data sent in by field personnel.
7. Performs all of the duties of the Epidemiological Assistant I.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Three years of related experience
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Some positions may require employees to possess a valid Maryland Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver's license and to use their personal vehicle for transportation. Some positions may require overnight travel.
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.
Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff - N07EP2
Employee Class Non-Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 23, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 92121
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