Creating and maintaining a system to track subject accrual and progress through the study, particularly in regards to participant incentives
Assuring study fidelity which includes communication with study sites and subjects
Assuring data integrity which includes developing and implementing a plan to enhance the completeness and accuracy of study data
Assisting with developing and refining all study forms for data collection
Providing reports at all project team meetings
Contacting potential study patients, screening for inclusion criteria, and obtaining subject consent
Becoming familiar with the RedCAP data system
Alerting the PI to trends requiring systematic investigation
Downloading the RedCAP data and preparing it for analyses
Disseminating participant incentives
Assisting with data interpretation and dissemination of study findings
The position will be responsible for:
Making specific protocol interpretations and clarifications to all research team members as needed
Making decisions related to implementation of the study protocol
Independently determining when something occurs with a patient, the study protocol, or management of study data that should be reported to the PI
Providing leadership by assisting the PI and other team members in making management and administrative decisions
Assisting in data collection (surveys and focus groups)
The percent of time spent in each activity will vary depending on the phase of the study (i.e., start-up, initial phase of recruitment, data collection, and study wrap-up) and with other study events (eg., regular team meetings, conducting focus groups, preparation of abstracts for presentation, and the writing of manuscripts)
Job Skills Required - The ability to:
Educate and orient study sites and subjects to study procedures
Assist with developing and refining study forms for data collection
Making meaningful contributions to team meetings
Download and upload research programs on a computer
Download study data into a remote data management system
Monitor study data and identify trends and data that require review
Acquire data via focus groups
Prepare data summaries including basic descriptive statistics
Organize and maintain research records
Must have outstanding interpersonal skills for the study intervention
Must possess superior organizational skills.
Must work efficiently and independently.
Must possess knowledge of MyPlate and nutrition
Must have personal transportation to make study site visits for data collection
Bachelor's Degree (nutrition or dietetics preferred)
Experience with MyPlate
Full Time/Part Time
Part Time (20 hrs/ week) for up to 64 weeks
Open until filled
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
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