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To coordinate and perform a wide variety of research study/office activities to increase research study/office efficiency, expedite/coordinate the work of others, and ensure the smooth operation of the research study/office. In addition to office functions, other research activities include laboratory processing of biological samples and assistance with medical and laboratory record abstraction and coordination of all aspects of pathology retrieval from pathology laboratories, dermatologists, dermapathologists and pathologists and analysis for research studies.
Skills & Knowledge:
In-depth knowledge of research office procedures. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative, balance competing demands, schedule and plan efficiently and effectively to coordinate with participating sites, providers, administrative staff and other study personnel. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of medical coding helpful. Excellent interpersonal skills permitting effective recruitment and interaction with participants, medical and administrative staff at study sites and other study personnel. Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment. Ability to communicate with a diverse group of people working on multiple projects and to facilitate coordination to complete laboratory related work according to study protocols. Willingness to work with/be exposed to hazardous materials such as infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Knowledge of or willingness to learn standard computer software packages for data analysis and presentation, and on-line literature search engines. This includes software for large-scale statistical analysis of complex datasets. Meticulous attention to detail and confidentiality. Knowledge of HIPAA and patient privacy regulations. Knowledge of regulations related to the protection of human subjects, informed consent, and OSHA/blood borne pathogens. Valid driver's license.
Two plus years of research office experience in a related field, with some autonomy. One year of laboratory experience or willingness to be trained in research study specific laboratory procedures. Cancer Registrar or CTR desirable, but not required.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. CTR, Registered nurse or clinical degree desirable, but not required. Must complete educational requirements for Dartmouth Committee on the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) once hired.
Regular Full Time
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds. This position is located at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, which is a Smoke-Free Facility. Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, credit check, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
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Dartmouth College - 15 months ago