Epidemiological Assistant II for Traumatic Brain Injury Study - (190001B5)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking an Epidemiological Assistant II for Traumatic Brain Injury Study to join Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Under general supervision, the selected individual performs moderately complex study collection and maintenance activities and assists in cognitive and neuroimaging data collection and analysis.
Some after hours and/or weekend work may be required based on patient recruitment.
**This is a FULL-TIME, CONTRACTUAL position**
Benefits for Contractual Employee: UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
1. Assesses study participant medical eligibility in accordance with established protocols, and interviews and/or tests participants.
2. Collects data such as cognitive, neuroimaging and genetic measurements.
3. Assists in designing and developing database tracking systems; maintains databases. Assists in generating status, exception, progress and other types of standard or custom reports.
4. Assists in preparing study forms, documenting survey instrument instructions, writing questionnaire specifications, and writing study protocols and code books.
5. Assists in collecting and scoring cognitive data collection.
6. Performs quality assurance checks by evaluating for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of data.
7. Works closely with the Trauma Core Team to coordinate research related activities.
8. Assists in contacting study participants for longitudinal evaluations and visits.
9. Performs all of the duties of the Epidemiological Assistant I and other duties as assigned.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of related experience
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
General knowledge of basic interviewing techniques used in the collection of epidemiological survey data. Skill in the use of applicable hardware such as mainframe, mini, personal or laptop computers and applicable software applications; in performing basic medical tests such as taking vital signs and drawing blood and ability to perform other related medical tests such as neuromuscular testing; in performing arithmetic calculations; in performing routine clerical tasks; in filing documents in alphabetic and numeric sequence; in operating manual and automated office equipment; in managing workload and using time effectively; in working in a non-office setting. Ability to communicate effectively with widely diverse groups of people both in person and over the phone; to communicate effectively in writing and to compile and summarize information into concise and accurate reports; to locate and retrieve files and records from confined spaces and locations which are not easily accessible.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $33,142 - $40,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N07EP2
Employee Class Non-Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Job Posting: Oct 1, 2019
Unposting Date: Oct 16, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 134801
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.