As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years. The Department of Emergency Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Study Assistant (RSA) to join the University of Washington's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Team. The RSA will work on a variety of quality improvement and research projects relating to Seattle Medic One and pre-hospital emergency medicine within King County and Seattle.The Research Study Assistant will coordinate and perform work in support of clinical and health services research in EMS. Projects will cover a wide range of clinical pathways with a focus on out of hospital cardiac arrest, traumatic injuries, strokes, sepsis, and opioids. The research assistant will work in a team environment that includes faculty, fellows, medical students, and other key stakeholders within the Seattle Fire Department and University of Washington Paramedic Training.Research ResponsibilitiesAssist with development and maintenance of research databasesComplete data entry and provide summary reports and regular updatesProvide technical assistance to other key stakeholdersAssist with preparation and revision of study materials for the Institutional Review BoardComplete literature reviews relating to ongoing researchPerform related duties as requiredAdministrative ResponsibilitiesSchedule, coordinate, record, and distribute minutes for internal meetings with UW research collaboratorsPrepare materials for meetings and workshopsOversee onboarding of student assistantsAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTSTwo years of college-level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements:Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsWell-honed organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and timelinesAbility to work with colleagues in a way that enhances collaboration and team buildingProficiency in Microsoft Office SuitePrior EMS experience.DESIREDBachelor's degree in a related academic area.Proficiency in statistical analysis software.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.