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Clinical Research Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH17726

Job Title: Clinical Research Assistant

Department: 2PC&F Kopel HCC - 7721016

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

1.Collect data in the form of questionnaires, interviews, specialized electronic monitoring devices
2.Data organization and data entry
3.Assisting with coordination of each aspect of the proposed project, including administrative tasks and communication with all research team members, school personnel and other community members.
4.Coordinating meetings, taking meeting minutes, documenting of study decisions
5.Assistance with tracking and reporting study milestones
6.Lab organization
7.Assisting with preparing conference presentations, manuscripts and grant proposals

1.A bachelor’s in psychology, public health or a related field
2.Fully bilingual in spoken and written English and Spanish is strongly preferred
3.Ability to commit to the position for at least 2 years
4.Experience with research concepts and techniques, including qualitative interviewing and quantitative analysis
5.Ability to function autonomously in a collaborative interdisciplinary team involving research, medical and mental health care
6.Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
7.Demonstrated strong administrative skills and a strong attention to detail
8.Strong computer skills
9.Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals
10.Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment
11.A reliable car (mileage will be reimbursed)
12.Availability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends

The Childhood Asthma and Allergy Research Program at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School seeks a full time clinical research assistant for a new program to evaluate the effectiveness of the RI-Asthma Integrated Response (RI-AIR) Asthma Care Implementation Program (ACIP), a comprehensive system of identification, screening and intervention for pediatric asthma, targeted toward high-risk communities in greater Providence, RI.
The Childhood Asthma Research Program (CARP) lab conducts research studies examining pediatric health disparities and developing interventions to improve health and sleep outcomes in children and youth. Faculty supervisors are members of the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Consortium and actively involved in research and clinical work with children.
Specific tasks will include assistance with research participant recruitment and scheduling, administering semi-structured interviews and questionnaires to children and their parents, preparing and summarizing study results, and other tasks integral to research. The research assistant may have the opportunity to participate in generating presentations and reports as the data permit.