We are currently seeking a motivated individual with excellent communication skills and previous interviewing experience to collect data on a part-time basis for an important study. This study is intended to validate several PROMIS (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) instruments among a population of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Patients (and their parents or legal guardians) will be approached and enrolled at the Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in East Baltimore.
The interviewer will administer brief surveys on a tablet. S/he will also collect minimal, additional data from the patients' medical records. This data will be transcribed onto a Case Report Form and then entered into a REDCap database.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Minimum qualifications (mandatory): High School Diploma/GED. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Some college courses preferred.
Prefer some related coursework or administrative experience.
Experience as an interviewer
Experience abstracting data from medical charts
This is a one-year position, ending on 4/1/2019. Ideal candidates should be able to work through the position end date, but otherwise qualified individuals who are interested in a shorter duration, e.g., summer work, are still encouraged to apply.
This is a part-time nonexempt position without benefits. Pay rates are based on base pay and experience and are paid at an hourly rate. Working on this study can be a rewarding experience. If you are self-motivated, this position may be right for you.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience in research
Be available to work on Mondays and Thursdays during clinic operating hours (7:30am-5:00pm, approximately)
Classified title: Research Program Assistant
Working title: Research Interviewer
Starting Salary Range: $11.95-$18.00 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual
Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays, Fixed End date 04/01/2019
Location: Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus 415 Washington Street
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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