GDIT's Military Health Solutions is hiring a Research Assistant (part-time, 32 hours) to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) located at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego, CA. The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting with the performance of clinical investigation projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects, collection and organization of data, scheduling patients for follow up appointments.
As A leader in traumatic brain injury research, the TBICoE serves active duty military, veterans and their beneficiaries with coordinated care throughout 23 Army, Navy and Veterans Affairs medical treatment centers. General Dynamics Health Solutions' researchers and healthcare professionals treat and track more than 8,500 TBI patients a year to measure the impact of care on long term health and occupational outcomes. Conducting 72 different clinical research studies – to include a 15-year congressional directed study – our experts educate political leaders, caregivers, clinicians, and the general public to provide and improve evidence-based, best practice TBI care for service members, veterans and their families
Performs data entry for clinical investigation projects and maintains databases.
Assists in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols.
Maintains study related documents and supplies in the investigator's office; secures, organizes and documents as required following all federal/ state regulations.
Creates, collects, disseminates, maintains appropriate files of study data, and assists with review and completion of study manuals and and SOPs.
Screens consents and/or schedules potential research participants for testing or evaluation. Facilitates follow-up assessment reminders and scheduling.
Extracts data from patient medical records; transcribes and resolves data queries in case report forms (hard-copy or electronic); prepares documents, under direction of project leaders; reports statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research/clinical investigations/studies reports.
Maintains awareness and compliance of research regulatory issues.
Communicates regularly with study team, under direction of project leaders, via email and conference calling as needed.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor's Degree required.
Human Subjects training required.
0-2 + years' experience in research/clinical investigations studies required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite is required (Word, Excel, Access)
Must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
US Citizen with the ability to pass a T3 security investigation.
What Would Be Even Better:
Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care, preferred.
Familiarity with SPSS or similar type of software, preferred.
Attributes for Success:
Ability to follow detailed instructions.
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
About Our Work
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