Research Assistant

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82751 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 1 Position Number HU1526 Working Title Research Assistant Department School of Nursing 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.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $20/hour Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 20 hours/week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Laboratory Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job
The School of Nursing is seeking a Research Assistant with an interest in women’s health and research to assist the Study Coordinator on the NIH -funded “Mindful Moms Study” with participant recruitment, enrollment, tracking, data collection (including blood collection via phlebotomy), and verification of data in the database. The RA will assist the Study Coordinator in managing/ supporting the interventionists implementing the study interventions in the community. The RA will also assist the team in areas such as communications (e.g., website presence, coordinating with community partners, communicating with community organizations and clinicians, etc.) and regulatory issues (reports to the IRB, the NIH, etc.). The RA will assist the research team with preparation of knowledge dissemination products (e.g., manuscripts, presentations) and other similar duties as assigned. Required Qualifications
  • High school degree/ GED or higher
  • Experience working in the healthcare field or enrolled in a healthcare program of study or experience in research
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to work with an interprofessional team and community members
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse, faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a university professional at VCU .
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous phlebotomy training and/or willingness to be trained in phlebotomy
  • Experience with research studies
  • Evidence of effective communication with research participants and/or patients
  • Completion of research ethics training ( CITI )
  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare field
  • Experience working with low-resource/marginalized communities
  • Experience with social media or website development
Job Open Date 07/09/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/107696 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe any experience in the healthcare field.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have training and experience performing phlebotomy?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please briefly describe your experience recruiting, enrolling and retaining research participants.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have CITI training?
    • No
    • Yes
  6. * What, if any experience do you have working with communities?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Describe your prior experience creating digital content for social media and websites.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you have a bachelor's degree? If yes, state field.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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