Clinical Research Assistant (Traumatic Brain Injury) - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-07
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee   contract


Ft Carson
Colorado
United States

GDIT is hiring a Clinical Research Assistant to support the  Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) at the Warrior Recovery Center in Ft. Carson, CO.  As the traumatic brain injury (TBI) Pathway of Care manager within the Military Health System (MHS), the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) promotes state-of-the-science care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans, and their families to prevent and mitigate consequences of mild to severe TBI.

Find Out More About DVBIC HERE

 

 

The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting with the performance of clinical investigation projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects, collection and organization of data, scheduling patients for follow up appointments.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs data entry for clinical investigation projects and maintains databases.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols.
  • Maintains study related documents and supplies in the investigator’s office; secures, organizes and documents as required following all federal/ state regulations.
  • Creates, collects, disseminates, maintains appropriate files of study data, and assists with review and completion of study manuals and and SOPs.
  • Screens consents and/or schedules potential research participants for testing or evaluation. Facilitates follow-up assessment reminders and scheduling.
  • Extracts data from patient medical records; transcribes and resolves data queries in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic); prepares documents, under direction of project leaders; reports statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research/clinical investigations/studies reports.
  • Maintains awareness and compliance of research regulatory issues.
  • Communicates regularly with study team, under direction of project leaders, via email and conference calling as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of experience in research/clinical investigations/studies required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite is required (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills required.
  • Must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
  •  Ability to follow detailed instructions required.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills required.
  • Familiarity with SPSS or similar type of software is preferred.
  • Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred 
  • US Citizen and ablility to pass a T3/ NACLC security investigation required.
 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts in psychology, counseling, or related field is required

  • Human Subjects training required.