Monday, May 7, 2018

Research Assistant (Full-Time)

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.

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.

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