Research Assistant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34042 University Title Labs/Research Assistant 2 University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Research Assistant Position Number 591460 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Neurology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Research Assistant provides integral support in the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center clinical research programs. The Research Assistant will be responsible for abstraction of medical records, data entry, and study recruitment for funded longitudinal observation studies, and may conduct observation study visits as appropriate to VCU Research Assistant scope of work standards. The Research Assistant will also assist the Clinical Research Coordinators with updating and maintaining logs and filing in charts; prepare, verify and enter data into computerized information systems; assist with regulatory documentation; contact study patients to conduct phone-based interviews and/or for recruitment and follow-up.

Minimum Hiring Standards

High school diploma or equivalency. Experience with research. Interest and willingness to learn.
Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
Data entry experience, including use of web-based databases.

Preferred Hiring Standards

1-2 years’ experience in research.
Preference for experience with human subjects research.
LPN / CMA or other clinical licensure

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $30,500 - $33,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 06/14/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Laboratory Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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