Conducts and supports clinical research exam elements and study procedures for the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Assists with IRB and other regulatory submissions.
Obtains informed consent.
Facilitates completion of and/or conducts study-related surveys as needed.
Schedules participant visits through Epic for ancillary studies.
Assists with obtaining blood pressure readings, participant weights, spirometry, gait speed, blood samples, and other study measures.
Assist with participant reimbursements/parking vouchers.
Handles correspondence to study participants and collaborators, as appropriate.
Assists with data entry, cleaning, organizing and tabulating for a multi-faceted database of all assessment and outcome data.
Maintains a current backup of research data and ensures the security and confidentiality of the data.
Participates in site monitoring visits and other periodic audits.
Contributes to agenda for weekly research meetings.
Must attend study meetings with investigators to ascertain progress on protocols and to communicate any problems or concerns.
Assists with other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in science or medical field required; Additional experience may substitute for some education.
Experience with phlebotomy
At least one year of experience in the conduct of clinical research, including familiarity with participant recruitment, or prior work experience in clinical research setting preferred.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and data analytic programs.
Ability to use independent judgement to complete study assessments under supervision of study investigators and research coordinator.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to carry out protocols with human volunteers of diverse socioeconomic and racial populations.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12 Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Tuesday-Wednesday; 7:00am-3:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 24-MD:JH at Greenspring Station Department name: 10002807-SOM DOM Endocrinology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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