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 Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Performs various lab administrative responsibilities, including coordinating participant visits, organizing study related materials, and providing administrative support to the principal investigator and study team.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Communicates with research participants and study staff via phone and written communication; provides recruitment support; completes telephone intake forms with participants to determine eligibility for study visits; schedules study visits with participants and staff; schedules MRIs and other procedures as needed.
Organizes charts and other study related materials; manages paper and electronic information; keeps regulatory files up to date; assists with data organization and storage; assists with IRB submissions as needed.
Provides administrative support to the principal investigator by scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes, and prepares and maintains various documents, such as curriculum vitae, license and certifications, memos, letters, abstracts, and reports for research activities.
Orders and stocks office supplies; orders equipment and supplies for research studies; submits participant payment requests.
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
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.
Ability to use various computer programs and general office equipment.
Effective analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate in both oral and written form with all levels of personnel.
Ability to prioritize tasks within a diverse working environment.
Demonstrated independence 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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