Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Research Assistant -DOM Statistics Core
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The position will be in statistical and analytical research. This individual will serve as a research assistant for the Department of Medicine Statistics Core (DOMStat). Major duties include correspondence, preparation of statistical presentation and summary (e.g., tables and graphs), assisting faculty and staff members with data management related tasks (set up databases, basic level of programming in SAS, etc.), maintenance of faculty members' biosketches and curriculum vitae, preparation of official documents (assisting with the preparation of grant applications and IRB submissions), formatting manuscripts, and compiling literature reviews. Additional duties include working as a head database programmer for the RedCap and standardizing forms across many projects.

Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus 1-3 years of related experience in a health care, research, or educational environment. Knowledge of CTSI and experience entering ticket information accurately using the TSS system. Ability to perform duties and tasks independently with minimal supervision. Ability to take initiative and follow through independently on projects. Ability to maintain confidentiality with participant-related data. Prior experience in handling a variety of tasks with a high degree of accuracy (multitasking) and ability to set priorities when confronted with competing requests. Ability to meet tight deadlines and last minute requests efficiently and accurately. Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, policies or procedures to define the problem, need or objective, identify relevant issues or concerns, formulate alternatives for resolution or new program development, and recommend alternative choices and implications for implementation. Knowledge of HTML code. Data extraction, transformation, analysis and presentation of quantitative data from administrative and research databases. Preferred: Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members and faculty. Strong problem solving skills. Flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environment based on changing priorities and frequent interruptions. Ability to seek appropriate staff and other resources when questions regarding format, illegible writing, or office procedures arise. Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, policies or procedures to define the problem, need or objective, identify relevant issues or concerns, formulate alternatives for resolution or new program development, and recommend alternative choices and implications for implementation. Ability to maintain and track databases, and assist with other data related activities, as appropriate for the project.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.