University of Rochester Research Support Assistant in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 007 Pediatrics M&D; Neonatology

Schedule

SCHEDULE FLEXIBLE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS; MUST BE WILLING TO WORK IN LATE AFTERNOON/EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS; EVENINGS/WKENDS/HOL AS NEEDED

Responsibilities

THIS POSITION HAS AN END DATE OF 8/31/18.

Position Summary:

The Research Support Assistant will work with the Research Team for Neurodevelopmental Assessment of children for screening and diagnosis of specific developmental problems such as autism, language disorder, etc. The assistant will schedule and perform developmental surveys and coordinate diagnostic evaluations which include home visits. The assistant will perform scoring of screening forms, data entry, data cleaning, and other general office duties as assigned.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Identify current health problems of subjects, manage current contact information including home address, phones, etc. for scheduling timely home visits.Assist with neurodevelopmental screening and follow-up data collection for research studies. Call participants to schedule home visits. Perform in-person screening assessments. Coordinate diagnostic evaluations with neurodevelopmental team. Organize research files
  • Score survey sheets, perform data entry, and perform data cleaning procedures. Enter data into databases. Conduct data cleaning procedures. Compare data collected in databases to source documentation for accuracy. Organize data for analysis.
  • Perform general office duties (faxing, photocopying, filing, etc.)
  • Assist with other duties assigned by research coordinators and PI

Qualifications:

Requires one year of relevant post-high school education or equivalent and one-two years of related experience. Prefer College graduate and some clinical research experience. Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Package especially Microsoft Excel or equivalent spreadsheet software. Must have reliable/efficient transportation. Off-site travel to conduct home visits required.

Demonstrates good communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Must be flexible, empathetic and able to engage effectively with diverse populations. Possess good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar programs. Must be flexible and willing to work in late afternoon/evening hours and weekends.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Research Support Assistant

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Job ID: 207514

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time