The study is collaboration between Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and primary care clinics within the DMV area. This project aims to 1) determine whether poorer problem-solving styles and lower self-efficacy for stress management, mediate the relation between different types of ACE’s and greater anxiety/depressive symptoms among Latina immigrant primary care patients, and 2) develop and pilot a problem-solving intervention for the target population. This Research Assistant position will invite female patients to participate in the research study portion of the project as they check in for their clinic appointment.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for inviting female patients to complete a survey on an iPad before or after they see their provider.
Specific tasks include:
Working with the clinic staff to identify appropriate patients
Approaching patients to invite them to complete a brief survey
Answering patient questions about the survey
Maintaining study iPads
Provide daily reports of research activities (number of people approached, number accepted, reasons for declining participation)
Communicating with the clinic and study team
The next phase of the study will include:
Support the development of the intervention through translation of study materials
Hosting listening sessions with advisory boards to obtain feedback
The RPAII will also be trained to deliver the intervention for the pilot study. The schedule will vary over the course of the study, depending on project needs.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
High School diploma/ GED
Two (2) years of related experience
Must be fluent in Spanish and have advanced writing in Spanish
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Bachelor's degree preferred
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Prior experience working in health care setting
Experience working with domestic violence or other sensitive topics
Prior research experience
Must be able to work independently
Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills/comfort approaching and talking to people
Prior experience in translating medical documents from English to Spanish.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Working Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.0 - $19.44/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: flexible/ up to 27 hrs per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 60009277-Research Administration Personnel area: School of Nursing
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.