The Research Assistant will assist the division of Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction (Total Joints) providers as assigned with their clinical research activities related to total joint arthroplasty and hip preservation.
The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:
Becoming educated in institutional, state and federal research policies by attending trainings and workshops, and through self-directed learning
Assisting in preparing new protocols for IRB submission
Updating and maintaining all IRB documents for continuing review and ongoing modifications
Assisting in preparing grant proposals
Attending meetings pertaining to research activities, and assisting in the planning and implementation of research protocols including subject screening, study appointment scheduling, responding to inquiries regarding the protocols, collecting/maintaining research data
Development and maintenance of research databases
Attending orthopaedic clinic and surgery, and interacting with patients in order to collect pre- and post-treatment information
Bachelors Degree with major courses in field of research/no experience, OR Associate's Degree and 3 years of relevant experience
Knowledge of Federal human subjects in research protections and HIPAA regulations
Knowledge of IRB procedures
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Typing, editing, proofreading skills
Analytical and detail-oriented skills
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to work occasional early or late hours as needed
Prior research experience
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.
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