Clinical Research Asst

Lifespan - East Providence, RI3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $43,000 a year
Education
Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator of Biopsychosocial Research assist in the acquisition and analysis of patient information for clinical research projects. Interview patients to gather information. Prepare and maintain study record. Enter data and perform statistical analyses of resultant data. Participate in qualitative/quantitative analysis of data. May assist in first draft preparation. Review relevant literature to gather information. May participate in development of research protocols.

Responsibilities:PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Consistently applies the corporate values of respect honesty and fairness and the constant pursuit of excellence in improving the health status of the people of the region through the provision of customer-friendly geographically accessible and high-value services within the environment of a comprehensive integrated academic health system. Is responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the principles of the Lifespan Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct.

Provide assistance to Director Child and Family Psychiatry to coordinate clinical research activities related to study of psychosomatic and chronic illnesses in childhood.

Assist in identification and follow-up of patients meeting criteria for inclusion in clinical research studies. Ensure protocol eligibility requirements are met.

Establish and/or maintain study record for each participant. Interview patient and/or family to explain nature of study elicit cooperation and gather information to complete study questionnaire. Facilitate obtaining signed consent forms. May schedule patient interview to complete documentation. According to established protocol may administer standardized and non-standardized psychological tests such as intelligence tests.

May review medical records to abstract information necessary to complete forms. May request and follow-up on missing data such as laboratory test results and the like.

Monitor adherence to protocol. Follow-up with participant to correct or complete documentation.

In collaboration with the Data Specialist and/or Principal Investigator collect and organize patient data into an appropriate format to facilitate data entry and analysis. Enter study information into database.

Prepare relative graphs and charts of results of data gathered. Participate in quantitative and qualitative analysis of data.

May assist in planning research protocols or in first draft preparation of material for publication or presentation.

May coordinate activities of others assigned to research projects to interview participants to complete forms or to perform data entry duties.

Review literature pertaining to research being conducted in order to better understand project and to gather relevant information.

Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Bachelors Degree in Psychology Behavioral Sciences or related area including courses in research methodologies and statistics.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. If position deals with patient care.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of six months of undergraduate or post-graduate research experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
None.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Bradley Hospital USA: RI: East Providence

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: 1

Union: Non-Union