Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Medical Scribe Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $15.78 - $21.69 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt Location: 26-MD:JH at Howard County Hospital Department name: 10003008-SOM Ortho Orthopaedics Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Research Assistant will be primarily involved in basic data management and manuscript preparation for several research projects. Screen and recruit potential study participants according to protocol's inclusion and exclusion criteria. Will work directly under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and co-investigators. (70%)
In addition, will work as medical scribe. (30%)
Duties primarily include:
Conduct literature searches, and produce brief summary reports from the literature with guidance from the investigators
Assist with data collection and data entry
Collate and organize data for research manuscripts, prepare tables, figures, and references
Format research manuscripts for submission to specific journals
Perform basic data management and calculations using computerized database and spreadsheet software
Review data for accuracy and completeness
Assist with data cleaning and data quality review and control
Maintain and organize study files
Maintain confidential records of research trials.
Effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
Participate in team meetings.
Ensure complete and accurate capture of medical information as spoken/instructed verbatim by the clinician. Assist the clinician in navigating the electronic health record. (At no time is the scribe performing independent clinical judgment or direct patient care.) Accompany clinician in all approved patient care locations. Assist clinician with mentored research projects. Perform literature and internet searches to provide disease prevalence data. Participate in the development of ad-hoc reports.
Accompany clinician into patient exam areas for the purpose of accurately documenting the clinician's encounter with the patient as described by the clinician. Seek real-time clarification of all information entered into the medical record. List diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as mentioned by the clinician. Enter orders, including diagnostic testing and medications which are pended and require clinician approval to activate. Document procedures performed and described by the clinician. Invoke the organization's approved scribe statement for each clinical note. Complete all scribe duties before leaving the patient care area. Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline required (such as human anatomy, physiology, nursing, etc.) Some related experience as a medical scribe, medical transcriptionist, or other related job in a medical office preferred.
Additional experience may substitute for some education, and some additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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