Friday, June 2, 2017

Research Assistant Position (Full-Time Job)


SUMMARY
-General Dynamics Health Solutions is seeking a research assistant to work full time for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda.
-The Research Assistant will support the Congressionally Mandated 15-Year study to examine outcome from traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a military population and the effect on family members.

DUTIES
-Recruit participants.
-Respond to inquiries from participants via email and telephone.
-Conduct medical record reviews for eligibility and at follow-up (e.g., TBI history, neurological history, bodily injury history, medical history, and mental health history).
-Case conference medical record reviews with the Scientific Director/s.
-Schedule screening interview, consent, and study evaluations.
-Screen and consent participants; proctor participant appointments.
-Offer suggestions for appropriate services when required.
-Conduct literature reviews.
-Assist with manuscript editing and submission.
-Assist with presentation formatting and editing.
-Maintain electronic tracking forms and records.
-Create and maintain participant files.
-Assist with data coding, data entry, and quality control procedures.
-Maintain research records in compliance with regulatory requirements.
-Perform other study-related administrative procedures as required.
-Work on other research protocols as required.

Qualifications
EDUCATION/TRAINING
-Bachelor of Science/Arts in psychology, counseling, or related field is required.
-2-3 years prior research experience with human participants is required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
-Must be able to work full time.
-Must complete and maintain WRNMMC security clearance – requires U.S. citizenship; cannot hold dual citizenship.
-Experience with electronic literature search databases, Endnote, Excel, SPSS, Adobe, and PowerPoint is required.
-Previous experience working with human participants is required.
-Previous experience working in a military setting is an asset, but not required.

Applications are accepted until August 1st.


To apply, graduates can log in to Careers4Terps and search the ID number: 159294