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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.
- Enrollment duties RAs will track new prenatal patients using the medical record system at Bellevue Hospital and approach eligible subjects in the first trimester of pregnancy. They will screen for eligibility in person and consent mothers into the study. RAs will follow up with enrolled subjects to perform several assessments prior to the childs birth. Once delivered, RAs will follow up with mother and baby who were previously enrolled and consent them to conduct questionnaires and in-person assessments at the various time points stated below
- Assessment duties RAs will follow all study subjects and perform follow-up assessments at different time points (from pregnancy to 5 years old). They will arrange assessments when it is most convenient for the mother, including nights and weekends, by phone and in-person. They will perform anthropometric measurements including height, weight, waist circumference, body fat percentage and blood pressure on the child and mother. RAs will assist the PI to code and analyses qualitative interview data and video-recorded maternal-infant feeding interactions
- Data duties RAs will enter assessment data into Qualtrics and RedCap. RAs will assist with data cleaning and data management. RAs will implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects. RAs may assist the PI with data analysis using SPSS, interpreting data and writing scholarly reports whenever possible.
- Medical chart review duties RAs will complete medical chart review at each assessment time point in order to collect baby weights/lengths and any applicable medical information. This includes using the medical record system at Bellevue Hospital and requesting medical charts from other institutions where families may have transferred. RAs will enter all medical chart review data into the main study database.
- IRB duties RAs will assist with the preparation of Institutional Review Board (IRB) materials including amendments, updates and renewals.
- Program duties RAs will schedule prenatal visits and well child care appointments for intervention participants. RAs will assist nutritionists with the organization of lunchtime family groups by helping with set up, clean up, and general classroom management. RAs will be required to be active with children at all times. Childrens activities may include: playing, reading, promote physical activities and healthy eating. Additional program duties are to assist the program coordinator with grant administration, program reports and presentations.
- General office duties RAs will assist with day to day project activities including maintaining inventory and purchasing supplies.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a BA or BS in Public Health, Nutrition, Child Development or related field. - Fluency in Spanish (both written and spoken) is a requirement. - Facility with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. - Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. - Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently. - Ability to work and make decisions independently. - Time management skills and ability to multitask. - Flexible working hours, including weeknights and weekends. - Comfortable working with people and in sensitive situations. - Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management. - Ability to operate research related equipment. - Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems: Ability to work well under pressure. - Experience or interest in working in a clinical setting.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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