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Research Assistant - Bilingual, Remote, Per-Diem

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator for assigned research studies, the Research Assistant will perform research activities using approved techniques. Conducts patient recruitment, administers questionnaires, gathers case samples/abstracts medical records, maintains patient databases, performs administrative tasks, assists in grant preparation, performs literature searches and participates with the research team in preparation of data and other reports. May also assist the principal investigator with translation to Spanish, interpreting experimental results, and in preparing and writing manuscripts. Position: Research Assistant Department: Research - Pediatrics Schedule: Part Time, Per-Diem, Remote ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Calls potential study participants to tell more about the outreach initiative.
  • Interviews caregivers of young children using provided questionnaires.
  • Abstraction of data and data entry to medical charts
  • Enter data from interviews and chart review into data collection computer program
  • Conforms to hospital standards of performance and conduct, including those pertaining to patient rights, so that the best possible customer service and patient care may be provided.
  • Utilizes the hospital's behavioral standards as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the hospital's goals and mission.
  • Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.
  • Perform other duties as needed or as assigned.
  • Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards. JOB DESCRIPTION CHARACTERISTICS Education:

    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Applicants with research experience who have not yet completed a bachelor's degree may be considered. Certificates, Licenses, Registration Required

      • None Experience:

        • Experience in a related field is preferred. Knowledge and Skills:

          • Bilingual candidate required, fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish.
          • High level of cultural sensitivity and experience working with multi-cultural, and low-income populations.
          • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and web browsers.
          • Attention to detail is required.
          • Must be comfortable discussing sensitive issues with patients; must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health-sensitive information. Associated topics: aseptic, aseptic technique, diet, food scientist, health, immunohematology, microbiology, pharmacology, physiologist, physiology

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Silver Spring , Research Assistant - Bilingual, Remote, Per-Diem, Other , Hyattsville, Maryland

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