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Research Dev Associate II

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Bookmark this Posting - Print Preview - Apply for this JobAnnouncementDetailsOpen Date 01/16/2024 Requisition Number PRN37450B Job Title Research Dev Associate II Working Title Research Dev Associate II Job Grade F FLSA Code Professional Patient Sensitive Job Code? No Standard Hours per Week 40 Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Shift Day Work Schedule SummaryMonday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some earlier mornings and later evenings may be required.VP Area U of U Health - Academics Department 00931 - Ob/Gyn Research Network Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range $47,600 to $84,249 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job SummaryThe Obstetrics & Gynecology Research Network has an opening for a Research Development Associate for a social science research project in the health field. This individual will provide support for a large-scale grant funded project focusing on provider bias and stigma in connection with providing peri-delivery care to individuals with substance use disorder. The Research Associate will support the project leads in facilitation and organization of study tasks, including participant enrollment, follow up, and compensation, focus group and interview qualitative support and design and implementation of educational activities including logistics associated with project implementation. This role supports and implements a wide range of strategic, proactive, and capacity building activities designed to enable and enhance research and may include strategic research advancement, communication of research and research opportunities, enhancement of collaboration and team science, and proposal development.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions* Learn study protocol;* Review and understand inclusion/exclusion criteria* Assist in participant enrollment* Carry out study eligibility screening of participants* Recruit and consent eligible participants* Manages screening and enrollment logs* Explain the study protocol and inclusion criteria to physicians, patients, and health care providers in person and by phone; ensure participant understanding of the protocol* Assist PI's with data pulls from our databases as needed, or facilitating statistical analysis support as needed with the biostatistician* Gather, record and enter data from study participants into study databases* Maintain source documents, status reports, progress notes, and subject logs in accordance with HIPAA and GCP guidelines* Work with research teams and clinicians to meet enrollment goals and study deadlines* Assist in operational support including focus group and interview logistics (scheduling, space rental, recording, etc.)* Assist in coding qualitative data from interviews and focus groups* Support project reports and dissemination* Attend team and study meetings* Assist in maintaining stocks of supplies, including facilitation and simulation supplies* Support the design of educational activities for healthcare providers* Liaison with project consultants including graphic designer, instructional designer, trainers.* Work with confidential health information and complete the necessary trainings to do so* Proficient with all the duties and responsibilities of a Research Development Associate I* Serve as institutional representatives to the university community and external visitors and may provide information and analysis to support formal partnerships with external entities.* Provide strategic advice on making proposals competitive by editing and reviewing proposal drafts and writing non-technical proposal components.* Executes communication strategies to inform internal and external stakeholders of research operations* Convene and coordinate research interest groups; Organize and execute interdisciplinary community building activitiesDisclaimerThis job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.Team Culture* Supports an inclusive, transparent and supportive work environment* Reliable, displays a positive attitude, does not engage in gossip, supports the team and is flexible* Communicates problems, issues and frustrations to supervisor and/or LeadershipUniversity of Utah Health Benefits PackageUniversity of Utah Health is proud to offer a generous benefits package! Our healthcare plans include medical and dental coverage, prescriptions, basic vision coverage, and behavior health benefits. Employees are eligible for a discount of up to $40 per month on their premiums for participating in our Well-U Wellness Program. Our retirement plan includes automatic enrollment into our University-funded 401(a) plan with a contribution rate of 14.2%! Additional benefits include half-off tuition for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children, University-provided Part I life insurance, and discounts through many retail vendors who have teamed up with the University. Visit our Benefits website for more information at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits.Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required* Nearly Continuously: Office environment.Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required* Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.* Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.* Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree + two years of related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.PreferencesBachelor's degree in a health-related field. Successful candidates will be independent self-starters; be willing to learn study interview, research and assessment techniques; be willing to work outside of traditional work hours in order to recruit and interview participants; have excellent communication and organizational skills; work well with a team and be comfortable with computer databases; seek solutions to problems; invest in creating a sustainable infrastructure to support research; seek solutions to problems; be proactive in working on various protocols.The ideal candidate will have:* A background in nursing, public health, or a related field* Familiarity with social science research methods* Familiarity with human subjects research and study protocols* Prior experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting* Prior experience with human-centered design and educational design* Experience working in women's health* Prior CITI, HIPAA, GCP and/or IATA training* Familiarity with REDCapType Benefited Staff Special Instructions Summary Additional InformationThe University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator's office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.eduhttps://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* * Please indicate if you meet the following minimum qualifications for this position: Bachelor's or equivalent degree + 2 years of related experience or 10 years of related experience.* Yes* NoApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents* ResumeOptional Documents* Cover Letter* Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission* Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 - Member Copy 4) - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169

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