Vanderbilt University Medical Center Research Analyst I - Spanish and English speaking preferred - Genetic Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee
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Under direct supervision, the Research Analyst I will assist the research team in conducting epidemiologically-based studies focused on inherited cancer predisposition. Duties include recruitment and enrollment of study participants, as well as gathering and maintaining study related data.
Preference: Proficient in speaking and reading English and Spanish.
Responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of patients to approved research protocols under direct supervision. This duty involves outreach to those interested in joining the research protocols via phone, email, or mail.
Prepares data collected from participants for secure charting and computer database entry. This duty involves data management skills and the use of Excel spreadsheets and Access databases.
Administers informed consents and questionnaires.
Maintains records related to the conduct of the research projects. This duty requires photocopying forms, establishing a system for filing paper records, and maintaining HIPAA compliance with respect to identifiable information.
May contribute to data analysis according to experience and in consultation with supervisor.
Attends research meetings with the members of the research team to monitor and discuss ongoing research activities.
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Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year experience
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Organization: Genetic Medicine 104353
Title: Research Analyst I - Spanish and English speaking preferred - Genetic Medicine
Location: TN-Nashville-Village at Vanderbilt
Requisition ID: 1806092