Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
High School Diploma/GED (foreign equivalent or higher). Previous experience with data collection methods or routines. Previous experience gathering patient data, maintaining research data and updating database with ability to run queries from database. Familiarity with basic medical equipment and able to measure and record vital signs.
Previous experience in clinical research. Experience as an administrative assistant in a PT/medical office. CPR Certification. Completion of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and HIPAA training
Brief Description of Duties:
The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting with spinal cord injury participants. They will ambulate participants on a treadmill. Successful incumbent should have excellent written and communication skills.
Introduce research project to potential spinal cord injury participants.
Good communicatio n with participants and supervisor.
Facilitate project-related coordination among participants and members of the research team.
Assist spinal core injury participants to transfer (wheelchair to mat).
Control an easy-operating program-based treadmill (speed and weight support).
Measure blood pressure, heart rate and record data. Able to report abnormal vital signs to PT or PI (high BP, dizziness, etc).
Record research data and patient data entry.
Post professional treadmill training and apply skills acquired from course with supervision.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a per diem appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. ** Frequently assists with transferring participants to and from wheelchair to mat and walking/stepping.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
Stony Brook University/Research is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage all to apply including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police .
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: School of Health Technology - RRAMP Lab-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Variable Shift Hours: Hours will vary between 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pass Days: Variable
Posting Start Date: Aug 15, 2019
Posting End Date: Sep 15, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: $15 - $18/Hour.
Salary Grade: N10
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1902715
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.