The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting in the acquisition and analysis of patient information for clinical research projects. Assists in the recruitment of study participants and interviews patients to gather information. The incumbent is responsible for performing infant neurobehavioral assessments. Prepares and maintains study records, enters data into databases, and assists with statistical analysis for study data. There are opportunities to participate in qualitative/quantitative analysis of resultant data. Reviews relevant literature to gather information and may participate in the development of research protocols. Maintains files, audio-video archived, procedures, verification and validation routines. Must be willing to work on-call nights, weekends and holidays, as required. Performs other related duties as requested.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in relevant fields of psychology, public health, child development or related fields. Must participate in training and obtain certification for the planned neurobehavioral exam within 6 months of hire. Comfort with and experience working with newborn infants is required. Clinical or technical research experience, including data collection and entry into a computer system desired. Proficiency of the English language, bilingual in Spanish preferred. Valid driver's license and access to an appropriately insured automobile required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. Must have a flexible schedule to be able and willing to work on-call nights, weekends and holidays as required.
WIH internal posting period: 3/11/20-3/17/2020