Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks a candidate assist on several different maternal and obstetrical health research projects. The ideal candidate would have previous experience in Women’s Health. They will assist in the management of obstetrical studies including IRB submissions/amendments, approaching pregnant and laboring women for recruitment; explaining study in detail and obtaining informed consent; capturing data from medical record, data management (experience with Qualtrics, RedCap, and Excel); creating documents for accurate tracking, collection and recording of data; coordinating study visits; communicating with participants; collection of biospecimens and supporting all faculty and fellows in the MFM division.
IRB & Study reporting
Assist with all IRB submissions (including amendments, AE/ORIO, SCR, etc) for residents, fellows and faculty within the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM)
Reports on recruitment, testing, data and projects to the MFM Director of Research and during monthly research team meetings
Creates agenda for meetings and take minutes
Tracks all abstracts and manuscripts submissions for Division of MFM
Maintains ongoing list of active studies and specimen collection within the division
Participant screening and recruitment
Reviewing real time medical records to match potential research participants with inclusion/exclusion criteria for active studies
Approaching laboring women, giving study overview, while being sensitive to environment and patients involved.
Explaining study thoroughly, reviewing informed consent, answering any questions, following GCP/IRB and obtaining consent
Study interactions and collection
Attain in-depth understanding of study protocol and objectives to assist with successful implementation of all study procedures
Scheduling subject visits or follow up interactions
Facilitate communication between clinic/unit staff and study teams.
Preparation datasheets, questionnaires, study related documents
Tracking and communication with study subjects
Subject incentive payment submissions and tracking
Work with administrative units to procure supplies for the projects
Assist clinical investigator(s) with subject visits;
Complete subject documentation and follow up in online system
Data Entry and Cleaning (20%)
Responsible for data entry and management for several studies
Chart abstractions of data to enter in database(s) and source documentation
Data cleaning and analysis
Review collected data and perform data quality assurance of the collected data with the study monitor and statistician(s)
Create reports on the completeness and quality of the collected data
Other project as assigned
Assist with fellow’s projects
Survey or data research
Various duties as needed
Bachelor’s degree/equivalent or higher
At least one year of research related experience
Background or education in Women’s Health
Flexible work schedule
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
Willingness to be flexible in a dynamic work environment
Ability to work in a team, as well as independently
High attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to multitask
Previous experience with chart abstraction and data entry
Previous experience with IRB submissions
Prior health-related research experience in the area of obstetrics
Previous experience with MiChart
Experience with Qualtrics, RedCap, and Excel
Proficient in Microsoft suite
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