Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is part-time and works approximately 20 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park Ave. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The professional rater I will be an essential member of the research team, with responsibilities including study eligibility screening, participant recruitment and enrollment, data collection, data entry and comprehensive participant communication, in adherence to research protocols.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the project lead with study recruitment and enrollment procedures, including contacting participants to screen for eligibility, scheduling families for enrollment, and enrolling participants into the study.
Assist with data management, including data entry, data verification, and resolving data issues.
Communicate with research participants as needed for necessary follow-up.
Communicate regularly with lab manager, project manager, data manager, and clinical supervisors.
Research team members may at times be needed to monitor supply inventory and prepare enrollment packets.
Bachelor’s degree or four years of relevant experience.
Equivalent of Master's degree in psychology, social work or related field.
Preference given to applicants with clinical experience.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians and patients.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Critical thinker, detail-oriented, flexible, comfortable around newborns and new mothers, good communicator, able to function independently, empathetic, and a team player.
Applicant Special Instructions:
JOB LOCATION/WORKING CONDITIONS/EQUIPMENT:
This position will be carried out both in a clinical office setting as well as in the hospital setting. At times there may be some pressure caused by study deadlines and patient schedules. This position follows all university recommendations for virtual work due to COVID-19, depending on the university guidelines for research activity. This position requires some weekend work, with a schedule given in advance.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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