At the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, our research faculty members exercise dynamic leadership in their supervisory roles of mentoring, collaborating with, or directing junior colleagues, staff, residents, and students at all levels.
The team's world-class faculty are highly trained in an array of Orthopaedic subspecialties and are committed to the continuation of Orthopaedic excellence.
In this key role, you will assist in the completion of data management activities for the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Research team within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Conduct literature reviews and obtain journal articles. Critically read and synthesize literature for specific research projects.
Conduct secondary and primary data collection including but not limited to interviews, phone calls, and internet searchers. Procure secondary data from stakeholders and clients.
Collect and enter data in study databases using approved and established methods.
Track and manage data collection and data entry processes.
Develop and maintain codebooks for the proper interpretation of database values.
Recommend new methods for collection and documentation of data; write and revise procedural manuals as required.
Audit and verify the accuracy and comprehensiveness of research data and information.
Prepare research presentations, posters, and publications.
Assist with the management of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Research Registry.
REQUIRED: Minimum 2 years college coursework.
General understanding of the scientific method and research.
Ability to understand medical/clinical care issues, including trends in research, healthcare, practice, and education.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Quantitative, analytic, logic skills.
Critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Innovative thinking to contribute to research questions and inquiries.
Understanding and demonstration of high degree of confidentiality, accuracy and documentation.
Ability to communicate and work effectively in an interdisciplinary, collaborative team environment with positive and mature interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to clearly express ideas and concepts in writing and verbally.
Able to work in a deadline-sensitive environment, balancing simultaneous responsibilities consistent with established priorities.
Ability to learn new procedures and programs if required.
High initiative/motivation and ability to work independently.
Customer-focused approach to work, where
Internal Number: 43237
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