Research Assistant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-705109
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 03, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Participate in the administration and monitoring of the PROM clinical trial. Ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives. The RA will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgement.

  1. Prepare materials for submission to Brandeis University IRB (primary funded agency)
  2. Recruit and consent research participants
  3. Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
  4. Conduct and record face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures and documentation standards (Baseline and follow up visits)
  5. Update PHI on an ongoing basis
  6. Schedule follow-up visits and help with retention of research participants
  7. Responsible for QA checks on all data
  8. Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
  9. Manage and respond to project related email
  10. Participate in protocol trainings, research meetings, and/or conference calls if needed.
  11. Prepare progress reports as required by funding agency
  12. Write and contribute to publications
  13. All other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • Associates degree, bachelor’s preferred
  • Research experience preferred
  • Willing to receive informed consent, ethics and protocol training
  • Ability to engage clients from a variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and superiors
  • Detail oriented

Job Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B Retirement Plan, Company paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance, Generous Time Off Accrual System, Pet Insurance