Clinical Research Assistant I - Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (2 of 2) - Military Veterans

at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Bethesda, Maryland

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant I to support the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (CRSR) located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CRSR. US citizenship is required.

Performs data collection by conducting research interviews. Recruits and screens subjects for research studies. Collects baseline and follow up data from subjects.

Responsibilities:
  1. Establishes and maintains database files and progress reports for studies, projects and programs. (10%)
  2. Performs administrative duties such as: assisting in maintaining study database and files as well as scheduling study appointments; assisting in developing and submitting grants, papers and abstracts, manuscripts and presenting studies, developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments; participates in field visits. (10%)
  3. Assists with the preparation of manuscripts, reports, and presentations including editing and formatting documents. Distributes manuscripts and reports to all scientific collaborators as required. (15%)
  4. Screens and assists with consenting study subjects and may also assist with collection and processing of lab specimens like blood samples. (15%)
  5. Assists with processing/shipping lab specimens. (15%)
  6. Interaction with study subjects, including screening, recruitment and data collection. (35%)
  7. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications; Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments; Excellent organizational and project management skills.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: Minimum 0-2 years of relevant work experience required.

Work Environment: Set in a clinical work environment.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Bethesda, Maryland

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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