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Research Aide - Pain Administration, Part-time in Chicago, IL at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

General Summary 

Under general supervision, the Research Aide is responsible for recruiting and interviewing patients, performing data collection and storage functions, administrative duties, and literature searches for several research studies.  Will collect, transcribe, code, clean and enter data.

The Research Aide consistently demonstrates support of the SRAlab statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Research Aide demonstrates SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Assists in patient recruitment and data collection and retrieves medical record information.
  2. Maintains an inventory of data collection forms to ensure ease of data retrieval.
  3. Assists in the construction of data tables and the preparation of materials for presentations.
  4. Conducts literature searches, copying and distributing articles as appropriate.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships

  1. Research Scientist or Principal Investigator reporting relationship will vary based on department structure.

Job Requirements

  1. Work requires communication and mathematics skills normally acquired in High School.
  2. Familiarity with medical terminology.
  3. Ability to accurately review and enter project data.
  4. Analytical ability required to prepare reports, maintains data inventory, and perform literature searches.
  5. Some typing required in order to prepare correspondence.
  6. Interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with patients, physicians and all Institute staff as well as to effectively work with supervisors from various research projects.

 Working Conditions

  1. Normal patient care environment with little or no exposure to dust or extreme temperature.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  SRAlab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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