Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Study Assistant
Title: 323L-YN - Research Study Assistant
Business Title: Research Study Assistant
Location: MET PARK
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
This position will provide essential support for research projects within the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH). This position will assist with human subjects applications and management and will assist with developing study protocols. This position will assist with data management and collection, preparing manuscripts for publication, budget maintenance, and day to day study oversight.
Program Assistance- 35%
Point person for local data and network data. Collect and organize site data.
Electronically submit research documents to the University study site.
Monitor upcoming tasks at the project site.
Gather, record, scan, organize and transcribe research study data.
Attend site meetings and weekly all-staff team meetings.
Human Subjects and Project Implementation Activities- 30%
Assist in the day-to-day implementation of all study procedures for recruitment, study intervention, and data collection, maintain tracking progress to ensure study progress along with established timelines and implementation of the research protocol.
Recruit and screen new participants for projects and research. Present all informed consent material for each new participant, ensuring each participant understands the study, the data that is being collected, and confidentiality.
Perform data collection (questionnaires, observational data, medical records, record audio, video, etc.) Ensure data is properly stored according to policy and procedure.
Administer the study intervention program and follows all data collection protocols.
Maintain project files and participant's documents organization system ensuring compliance to IRB regulation. Maintain confidentiality of participant records.
Assist in communicating with community agencies (clinics, labs, etc.)
Travel as needed.
Budget and Fiscal Activities - 30%
Assist with purchasing including purchase requests, ordering, and reimbursements.
Assist with travel requests, arrangements, and travel reimbursement requests.
Ship materials as needed to project sites.
Assist with coordination of payments to participants and billing procedures related to study visits including purchasing, tracking, distributing, and internal audits.
Other - 5%
Other duties as assigned.
Two years of college-level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience OR equivalent education/experience.
Proficient with MS Office software, including Word and Excel.
Must have strong written/oral communication and organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
Work hours must be flexible to include evenings and weekends when necessary.
Possession of a valid and current driver's license by the time of hire.
Knowledge of and experience in working with Native communities.
Experience working in a research environment.
Excellent proofreading skills, and strong attention to detail.
Experience working with internet applications.
FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary: Permanent Position Term in months: 12 City, State, Zip: Seattle, WA 98101 Department Link: Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health Background Check: This position has been designated to require a background check. Screening Begin Date: March 1, 2021 Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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