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Research Associate I
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the direct supervision of the laboratory director, incumbent performs neuropsychological and psychological tests on a full range of adult cases without limitations as to the level of difficulty. Incumbent will assist in the data entry of neuropsychological test scores into a central database and maintain the quality and accuracy of the database. A. Test and Questionnaire Administration, Scoring, and Report Preparation 1. Administer neuropsychological tests and questionnaires. 2. Conduct interviews. 3. Score and double-score test protocols 4. Collect data and manage data collection at all subject visits B. Project Management and Data Entry 1. Clerical and administrative duties 2. Respond to queries from the general public regarding memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and other dementia 3. Prepare and track subject visit schedules 4. Perform telephone screens with potential research subjects 5. Coordinate and schedule research subjects for research visits 6. Organization of subject information and testing materials 7. Follow up with subjects after research visits 8. Verify and enter subjects' data into database 9. Perform other duties to facilitate and ensure safe subject care, as needed 10. Order laboratory supplies 11. Assist in completing and managing IRB protocol 12. Maintain updated consent forms and data collection packets on an ongoing basis 13. Review all research data for accuracy and completeness 14. Develop and maintain computer based tracking system for subject referrals and subject visits. 15. Develop and maintain filing system for confidential subject records. 16. Develop and maintain filing system for study related documents. C. Train and Supervise Students 1. Teach and train students on study procedures. This is a limited position, may convert to career.

Job Qualifications
BS/BA in Psychology or related field- strongly preferred Experience administering a neuropsychological tests under the direct supervision of a neuropsychologist (list all tests in your resume) 6 or more months experience with accurately scoring a neuropsychological battery under the direct supervision of a neuropsychologist (list all tests in your resume)

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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.

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