Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world. As part of the largest medical school in the United States, the Department of Surgery at IU School of Medicine consists of six divisions, including general surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, transplantation surgery, cardiothoracic surgery and peripheral vascular surgery. More than 120 faculty members help mentor 100 residents and fellows each academic year pursuing specialized training. This position will be directly supporting the efforts of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine in the plastic surgery division.
Under supervision of the Principle Investigator and other research team members, this person will assist researchers with performing essential elements of research projects. Duties include screening and obtaining consent for research participants, data entry, and a variety of tasks related to the daily operations of the laboratory. All activities will be performed in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). The role will provide support for the clinical research operations of the Plastic Surgery's Comprehensive Wound Center (CWC) and the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME).
NOTE: Selected candidate must be up to date on all immunizations and will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening. They must also have reliable transportation and will need to complete a motor vehicle record check as this position requires driving between the IUSM Indianapolis campus and IU Hospitals in, Muncie, IN, and Bloomington, IN. That will likely occur multiple times per week; reimbursement per the travel management policy . May also be working with COVID-19 patients.
High school diploma or GED and one year of patient-related or research experience.
Knowledge of basic computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite and specifically Excel (intermediate level at the minimum). Familiarity with REDCap, OnCore, CT,GOV and other data collection tools. Knowledge of safe laboratory practices. Knowledge of laboratory equipment operation and terminology. Good organization and time management skills. Good communication and training skills. Ability to maintain accurate records regarding events outcomes, and the associated data. Ability to perform basic mathematical and statistical computation and analysis. Ability to think critically.
Some college coursework experience.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able and willing to complete various tasks with or without a reasonable accommodation.
May also travel to Muncie and Bloomington, Indiana.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 05
Job Function: Health Services
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