Research Associate - Cardiopulmonary Lab

Texas Health Resources - Dallas, TX

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is seeking a Research Associate in the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM) department to work full time in the Cardiopulmonary Lab working on multiple NIH-funded projects including his Childhood Obesity Project and Program Project evaluating patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF).

Institute of Exercise Environmental Medicine is located at 7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.

Salary range is Minimum $17.31/hr. to Maximum $28.40/hr. – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule:
Full Time; 40 hours
Monday – Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Flexible at times based on protocol windows and patient scheduling. May have early or late days depending on protocol needs

Job Description:
Research Coordination: Under the direction of the senior research associate or research project investigator coordinate subject or patient participation as outlined in protocol and assist with research projects as assigned.
Equipment Maintenance: Constructs, assembles, and operates experimental or specially designed laboratory equipment using specialized knowledge
Program Development: Under the direction of leadership coordinate and assist with research program development activities.
Oversight of Students and Visitors: Responsible for orientation and education of students and visitors to IEEM ensuring compliance with department, entity and system policies and procedures.
Professional Accountability


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, Kinesiology, or other science related discipline required
Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology or Kinesiology strongly preferred
Previous experience working on or completion of a human physiology research project including data analysis preferred
Experience conducting exercise testing, VO2 Max testing, and/or worked in an exercise physiology lab in their Master's Degree or undergrad program preferred

Licenses and Certifications:
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support within 30 days of hire

Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated verbal and written ability to communicate effectively and professionally across disciplines
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Must demonstrate strong customer service skills
Ability to accomplish results and achieve organization outcomes and goals
Good organizational and project management skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Basic word processing, database, graphics, and spreadsheet applications skills
Basic knowledge of research methodology preferred
Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights:
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2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
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