The University of Maryland School of Medicine has an opening for a Clinical Research Assistant to work in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The position will support the research and evaluation efforts related to several telemedicine, integrated care programs that support primary care providers' capacity to address behavioral health needs of their patients. The Research Assistant will collect and manage data related to service monitoring, quality improvement and the evaluation of these programs within the division.
This Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Independently establishes and maintains database files using computer applications such as SPSS and Microsoft Excel. Performs data checks and data cleaning. Checks validity and accuracy of data.
Receives, inventories, enters, and organizes collected data. Check validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements.
Assists with data cleaning and preparation of data reports to the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration.
Develops statistical reports of study data using SPSS software, Microsoft Office, and Qualtrics online survey software.
Searches relevant literature, develops conclusions on research findings
Prepare and present reports for presentation or submittal to sponsoring agent, Principal Investigators, and staff.
Performs administrative duties such as: assisting in developing and submitting grants, papers, abstracts, manuscripts and presenting studies; developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's in psychology, education, sociology or epidemiology Preferred Experience: Prior experience with clinical research, specifically mental health research, is preferred. Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way and is able to competently adapt writing style to fit the needs of the organization. Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments. Skill in spreadsheet and database software applications.
Possess excellent organizational and project management skills.
Ability to gain knowledge and meet the reporting needs of UMB policies and practices for Institutional Review, Human Protections and the like.
Possesses a knowledge of position requirements and able to perform position in compliance with all requirements/regulations/laws. Ability to understand and utilize scientific terminology and research theory. Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology. Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the low $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3302C
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Psychiatry
Job Posting: Jun 6, 2019
Unposting Date: Jun 21, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 124481
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.