THIS POSITION IS LOCATED INCHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE.
JobSummary/Essential Job Functions: Under the direction of the Chairof Orthopedics, this position oversees research for the UTCOM ChattanoogaDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery. Involved in every phase of research, thisposition assists with study design, feasibility and planning, grantproposals/budget, IRB/HIPAA documentation and compliance, implementation andmaintenance, human subjects screening/intervention, data collection, dataanalysis and interpretation, and scientific editing of manuscripts. Meets withthe Institutional Review Board (IRB) and presents information regardingprojects.
Participates in the research design/proposal, assists investigators develop protocols, and communicates with study investigators, clinical/academic entities, Scientific Review Committee/IRB, etc.
Oversees screening, enrolling, explanation of the research process to patients involved, collection of patient data and follow-up.
Speaks with Principal Investigators/IRB; builds/formats statistical analysis databases; and follows FDA regulations/ethical treatment of humans and HIPAA regulations.
Consults with statisticians to analyze/interpret basic statistical data.
Assists write/edit/format abstracts and presentations; prepares manuscripts for presentation/peer-reviewed journal publication; and devises grant-funded studies status reports.
Plans and implements surgical training labs for resident education.
Oversees daily operations of a surgical skills/arthroscopy "wet" lab.
Orders, receives, cares, handles, and disposes of cadaveric specimens.
Orders supplies and maintains, sanitizes, and secures lab supplies and surgical equipment.
Communicates regularly with industry representatives and vendors.
Ensures the appropriate set-up/clean-up of labs.
Implements and adheres to appropriate infection prevention, biohazard, and safety measures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 207726
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