Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Research Assistant
(This job is no longer available)
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the direction of the study Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant will provide support to the research project(s). S/he will be responsible for: Independently managing all aspects of several studies/projects under the Pediatric Survivorship Program. Act as the point of contact for internal and external information on cancer survivorship. Assist with data entry, record-keeping and data collection. Prior experience using CareConnect is preferred. Assist with preparation of research reports and written communication. Interpret and apply project/study protocols. Coordinate various administrative functions for the PI. Assist with preparation and submission of manuscripts and grant proposals. Conduct literature reviews. Schedule meetings and conference calls with individuals and working groups. Prepare meeting minutes. Recruit and supervise student research volunteers. Perform administrative duties to keep office workflow organized and efficient.

Job Qualifications
BA/BS in related field strongly preferred, MA/MS/MPH preferred. Demonstrated experience in research including quantitative/qualitative research methods and terminology. Demonstrated experience in project management, data collection and data entry. Demonstrated analytical skills to recognize issues/situations that require action, define problems by performing research and fact finding, present alternatives in an analytical and logical format and formulate recommendations. Demonstrated written communication and proofreading skills. Excellent verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of policies and procedures of Human Subjects-related research. Computer literate with fluent word processing skills, database, spreadsheet and statistical software including experience and efficiency in SAS and SPSS. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to establish and maintain accurate files and records. Organizational skills to effectively prioritize work load. Willingness to work as a supportive copperative member of an interdisciplinary team. Experience utilizing CareConnect to access and patient data for research purposes.

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.