Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Jul 2022

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Posting Information

Department Sch of Nursing - 440100
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 07/21/2022
Application Deadline 07/27/2022
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20048290
Vacancy ID S020084
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Schedule will be determined upon hire. Schedule will include some nights and weekends
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $12.00- $14.42
Proposed Start Date 08/15/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment 4 months or less

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The mission of the School of Nursing is to enhance and improve the health and well-being of the people of North Carolina and the nation, and, as relevant and appropriate, the people of other nations, through its programs of education, research, and scholarship, and through clinical practice and community service. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing has been the leader in nursing education in North Carolina throughout its history. Established in 1950, it was the first school of nursing in North Carolina to offer a four-year baccalaureate nursing degree program followed by the first master’s degree program, the first continuing education program for nurses, first doctoral program, and first accelerated BSN option to students with college degrees. Today, the School is renowned for its academic programs, its research and its commitment to clinical and community service within state, national and global communities.
Position Summary
The research assistant will assist with all duties related to data collection for a complex, NIH-funded study to characterize the relationship between EHR information overload on the quality of care by measuring prescribing providers’ (physicians and advanced practice providers) performance, information seeking load, information processing load using real-time patient data in institutional EHRs in a laboratory setting.
The research assistant will be responsible for assisting the program manager with participant data collection across all four sites. Each session will take approximately one hour. The research assistant will be responsible for traveling to the sites, maintaining a knowledge of the equipment, helping with all set up/take down, taking notes and scoring participant sessions.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Be available to travel to other sites.
Must have prior research experience.
Must have at least basic knowledge of research regulations and best practices.
Must have demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities, attend to large amounts of research data, and identify and solve potential problems independently throughout the data collection.
The position requires significant attention to detail, organization, and strong time management skills.
Must be able to integrate into clinical environments, recognize needs, and adapt as needed to achieve goals.
Must be able to work and communicate with diverse populations effectively and professionally.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and word, confident of computer skills and able to learn additional software programs / how to set up eye tracking hardware.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Knowledge of clinical terminology.
Experience with consenting and data collection for a large study.
Experience with eye tracking devices (e.g., Tobii).
Experience collecting and scoring data.
Experience using Electronic Health Record Systems.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Not Applicable.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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