Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey
Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20037393
Vacancy ID P012890
Budgeted Hiring Range $31,200 - $45,494
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 1-Year
Hours per week 40
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm
Department Name and Number Sheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res-633100
Date First Posted 06/10/2021
Closing Date 06/29/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research seeks to improve the
health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the
problems, issues, and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care
services. This is accomplished through an interdisciplinary program of
research, consultation, technical assistance, and training that focuses on
timely and policy-relevant questions concerning the accessibility,
adequacy,organization, cost, and effectiveness of health care services, and
the dissemination of this information to policymakers and the general public.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national
origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
This position is for a research specialist within the Program on Aging,
Disability, and Long-Term Care at The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health
Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The
Clinical Research Coordinator will work on the Pragmatic Evaluation of Events
and Benefits of Lipid-Lowering in Older Adults (PREVENTABLE) clinical trial.
The purpose of this position is to coordinate the clinical trial which
includes the following: participant recruitment, screening, and eligibility
verification; informed consent; obtaining study measurements and data; study
drug ordering and renewal; maintaining study files; oversight of lab sample
collection, preparation, and shipment; and IRB communication and reporting.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All
degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
The candidate will need strong written and verbal communication skills,
flexibility, and excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational
skills, keen attention to detail and self-review of work for accuracy and
completeness is required. The candidate should have some knowledge of medical
terminology and be able to screen participants for eligibility. The candidate
must be able to report and enter this information in databases according to
protocol and timeline. The candidate must be an effective listener and
communicator, and must be able to partner closely with a variety of clinical
Relevant training and experience include a bachelor's degree or higher with a
concentration in the premedical sciences or public health, and experience
coordinating clinical research. One-year experience coordinating clinical
trials and experience with REDCap and EPIC is highly desired. Experience
working with healthcare staff and older adults is also desirable. Trained
phlebotomist is also preferred.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Assistant position.
Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate in any field.
Associate's in any field and at least 2 years of experience.
Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience).
High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience.
Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and experience to equal 8 years. (ex. 3 years of high school and 5 years of experience).
None of the above