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 full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Newborn Medicine. The position is located at Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is with a research team that does clinical studies of magnetic resonance imaging, neurodevelopmental and psychological assessments and genetic testing to study the neurological impact of congenital heart disease. Under the direction of a Research Coordinator or PI, this position participates in clinical research study activities that include screening participants, obtaining consent, and enrolling in the study and performing a variety of duties involved in the collection, documentation, and reporting of clinical research data.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in the recruitment of study participants as identified in related protocol. Responsible for screening patients for eligibility and may assist with visits with study participants to explain study and obtain informed consent of participants.
Explains and schedules laboratory and diagnostic procedures and/or treatment as required in the study; refers participants to basic resources as necessary. When necessary, coordinates study procedures with clinical care.
Collects data from study participants, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; performs basic evaluation and interpretation of collected data and prepares appropriate reports and documentation as necessary; prepares and distributes study packets and information.
Completes all necessary paperwork/documentation according to study protocol, including documentation of informed consent procedures, communication with participants for coordination of study visits and results, and follow-ups from study visits.
Assists with other duties as assigned by research team, which may include tasks related to MRI quality control and analysis.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification plus two years of administrative or research experience, preferably in a medical environment; Associate degree or two years of college may substitute for experience.
Working knowledge of computer programs and systems.
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $17.58 - $21.98 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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