7567- DBM DBMI
Officer Full-Time Temporary
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Technical / Information Technology
Advertised Summary Job Description
This is a full-time temporary position for six months. Grant funded. The Research Project Coordinator will coordinate, manage and be responsible for the day-to-day operations of funded research projects. The coordinator will also be involved in various phases of research including data collection and analysis. The projects involve cognitive and human computer interaction research in the context of health information technologies. One project involves an observational study of shared mental models within clinical teams. A central aim of this research is to examine the impact of an electronic team communication tool on the ability of clinical teams to develop and maintain shared mental models of their patients. The second project is a study of information needs and information sharing practices of medical residents. The individual will be involved in coordinating research activities among collaborators, organizing the data collection process, communicating and scheduling participants, reviewing and synthesizing literature and engaging in data analysis. The position is well suited for someone who is interested in both the administrative side of research and in engaging in "hands on" research activities.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Psychology, Public Health or related discipline and at least four years of research experience in the social sciences. Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Excel are a prerequisite, although the position will not require any programming. Must have excellent organization and oral communication skills. The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a full background check prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
A Master's degree in Psychology, Education, Public Health, Biomedical Informatics or related discipline would be a great asset. Some knowledge of cognitive research and psychometric methods is desired. Some knowledge of basic statistical analysis is a plus. Basic knowledge of health information technologies is preferred. The job requires some flexibility in work hours and schedule.
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HIPAA Compliance training required
Participation in Medical Surveillance required
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