HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Clinical Research Associate I will manage the day-to-day operations of a new pilot study involving a novel parenting skills intervention to improve medication adherence among pediatric cancer patients. Duties of the Clinical Research Associate I include, but are not limited to screening prospective participants for study eligibility, conducting in-person participant recruitment and enrollment in hospital/clinical settings, including informed consent; collaborating on delivery of an in-person parenting skills intervention; training participants to use electronic pill counters (MEMS TrackCaps) to track oral medication intake/medication adherence; administering study questionnaires to participants; collecting data from participants in hospital/clinical settings as needed. They will also use an electronic health records system to extract patient data; perform data management tasks such as using tracking databases (e.g. REDcap, Excel), entering and cleaning data; performing general office work (e.g. preparing mailings, scanning documents); assist with grant preparation, publications, presentations, and/or applications to the Institutional Review Board; and complete other project related tasks as assigned.
Applicants must have an Associate’s degree in a health or science related field.
The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in a health or science related field (e.g. psychology, public health), at least one year of experience or training in social science data collection methods and survey research, and demonstrated experience in participant recruitment and interviewing. The candidate will also have strong computer skills, including working knowledge of PC operating systems, Microsoft Office software (e.g. Excel), and data management and collection software (e.g. REDcap). The preferred candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and will have the ability to think quickly in sensitive or difficult situations. The preferred candidate will fully understand the issues of confidentiality and privacy in the conduct of research. The candidate will be highly motivated, have the ability to work both independently and as part of a small research team, will have excellent problem-solving abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.