BSD MED - Section Administrator: Pulmonary
About the Department
The Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has been a model of exemplary patient care, research, and post-doctoral training for more than 20 years. The 30 faculty, clinical associates and research associates along with a staff of more than 72, have devoted themselves to the pursuit of excellence in each of these important activities.
The Clinical Research Assistant provides support to the faculty of the Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care within the Department of Medicine. The Clinical Research Assistant works with the PI, Co-Investigator(s), department, to aid with the development/maintenance
of datasets and data collection for a variety of projects related to the care of the patients.
Entering data into RedCap.
Merging datasets and basic statistical analysis.
Reaching out to patients to partake in surveys.
Processing blood samples collected on ICU patients.
Performing diaphragm and muscle ultrasound.
Consenting and enrolling individuals onto clinical studies.
Basic office duties such as file organization, scanning documents, etc.
Performs specific protocol procedures (specimens and data management, survey/questionnaire administration and the like) required to conduct the study and retain research subjects.
Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.
Cover letter (preferred)
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
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