Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
65% of the time Includes Mastery of MESA Study protocol and on-going revisions to the Manual of Operations
Prepare requests for medical records from various medical facilities
Establish and maintain contacts with health information management supervisory personnel in various medical facilities as well as information management companies to promote prompt and accurate record retrieval
Abstract medical records for data pertaining to MESA study protocol
Evaluate and interpret medical records, according to study protocol, to categorize and select documents for review by MESA Study investigators
Prepare and process data collected using MESA study proprietary software - computer Teleforms and the Electronic Data Capture system
Prepare event files for the MESA Stroke Abstractor
Initiate investigations of new events found during abstraction of medical records
Perform data checks/inquiries as required from the Coordinating Center
Act as liaison between study clinic and central reading center
Certification in all areas of performance is required
35% of the time include Conducting interviews with study participant in clinic as well as informant interviews over the phone.
Certification in all areas of performance is required.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-cslr-5074-ben-0105-6_1.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Bachelor's degree in medical/healthcare field and at least 2 years of related experience or a combination of related education and experience to equal 6 years.
Experience abstracting and interpreting medical records.
Experience using and implementing research protocols.
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with cardiovascular diseases.
Documented computer skills for data entry and data management.
Certification in all areas of performance
Attention to detail and ability to learn and follow study protocol.
Knowledge & compliance with privacy and confidentiality laws.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent skills organizing and prioritizing tasks to meet protocol requirements.
Ability to work well with a team and independently, as appropriate.
Coursework in anatomy and physiology and medical terminology.
Experience working in a clinical setting.
Internal Number: 329207
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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