Sleep Laboratory Research Coordinator

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ114113

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) aims to conduct biomedical research that is responsive to Department of Defense (DOD) and US Army requirements and delivers life-saving products including knowledge, technology and medical material that sustain the combat effectiveness of the Warfighter. Our team is seeking technical expertise to provide support to WRAIR’s Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience Research (CMPN) CMPN is a translational and expeditionary effort to identify and eliminate brain health threats to Soldiers. CMPN investigates and manipulates the relationship between sleep and performance, performs behavioral health assessments to inform unit Commanders on Soldier behavioral health needs, and develops and implements resilience trainings. On a parallel track are efforts to identify and treat traumatic brain injury as well as understand the impact of repeated blast exposure.

Specifically, our team is seeking a Sleep Laboratory Research Coordinator to support the Behavioral Biology Branch within CMPN. The Behavioral Biology Branch aims to develop knowledge products and materiel solutions to enhance Soldier alertness, decision-making, and performance in the context of degraded sleep quantity and quality across the spectrum of Army operations.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for data collection, and ensure that all study data are collected, recorded, documented, and archived in compliance with Good Clinical Practices and pertinent government rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Administer psychological and performance measures to subjects as specified in protocols.
  • Maintain an appropriate, professional demeanor in all interactions with human research participants and research collaborators.
  • Oversee recruitment and screening of volunteers for human research protocols.
  • Administer neurocognitive tasks, symptom questionnaires, informed consent, and other related paperwork.
  • Assist in Subject recruitment physicals, including administration of standardized psychological evaluations.
  • Responsible for a number of sleep studies to include, pre-site visit preparations, as well as site visit responsibilities and travel/overnight stays for up to studies (5) studies.
  • Conduct site visits as dictated by the monitoring plan, focusing on: subject entry criteria, informed consent process, and verification of data accuracy and protocol/study compliance.
  • Communicate with site Investigator/coordinator any issues, including adverse effects, that require
  • Proposes, plans, organizes and executes experiments and research.
  • Summarizes findings in reports and communicates results.
  • Interacts with other scientists within and outside of the organization.
  • Participates in the design and monitoring of clinical trials.
  • Analyzes and evaluates clinical data gathered during research.
  • Ensures compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a BS, RN, or BSN degree or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements is required.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

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