Job Description

Job Title: Research Associate WPIC
Job ID: 705893
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varies
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: WPT - Hasler
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description


Independently execute job function for research protocol(s). Collect and gather research data for research project.

Responsibilities:
  • A primary responsibility will be assisting in participant recruitment via a variety of strategies including (but not limited to) recruitment at medical clinics and community events, as well as social media, bus advertisements, and flyers posted in the community
  • Supervise participants while they complete psychosocial data collection using direct computer data entry
  • Meeting participants and escorting them to their appointments, touring them through the Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience Center, and escorting them to Magnetic Resonance Research Center for their fMRI scan
  • Assist in any necessary data entry
  • Maintain a flexible schedule to ensure adequate numbers of assessments as outlined in the protocol.
  • Performs other research duties as assigned.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required preferably in psychology or related field.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Prior related work experience in a research setting preferred.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.12 to $22.16

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.



Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

Share:
Talent Network