Job Description

Job Title: Research Project Assistant - "Mon-Yough Healthy Aging Team"
Job ID: 716692
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Ganguli M
Location: 3029 Jacks Run Road, White Oak PA 15131

Description

The Research Project Assistant- "Mon-Yough Healthy Aging Team" will be responsible for subject recruitment (ages 65 and older), scheduling and conducting home visits (including neuropsychological testing, physical and neurological exam and blood draw), follow-up telephone calls, medical record abstraction as needed, completing Clinical Dementia Ratings, and participating in consensus conferences. This position is located in White Oak, PA.
 
This position is 100% grant funded.


Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate in all recruitment activities, handle project specific tasks, and assist with day to day activities for research project including recruitment, data collection, participant payments, budget management, etc.
  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s) as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology, or related research field.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.
  • Prior supervisory and/or project management experience preferred.

 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

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

Salary Range: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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