Research Assistant - Intern Program
Arkansas Children's Hospital - Little Rock, AR

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Position Summary
The Research Assistant participates in the collection, analysis, verbal or statistical data to preparation of reports and studies for use by professional workers in variety of areas such as medical research, business or organizational development. This position is grant funded and dependent on the availability of funds.

Position Duties

1.
Participates in research activities
  • Researches sources such as reference works, literature, documents, newspapers, and statistical records, to obtain data on assigned subject.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities accordingly
  • Follows instructions and responds to research supervisors direction
  • Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

2.
Analyzes data
  • Analyzes and evaluates applicability of collected data.
  • Prepares statistical tabulations on collected data as directed.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in work product.
  • Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Follows policies and procedures in accordance with ACH and/or ACHRI guidelines.

3.
Document Preparation
  • Writes reports or presents data in formats such as abstracts, bibliographies, or graphs.
  • Writes clearly and informatively, and edits work for spelling and grammar.
  • Displays original thinking and creativity.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Uses equipment and materials properly.

4.
Quality management
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Position Qualifications

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university Field of Study: Science, Math or related field • Experience Substitution: Or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required

Experience Requirements

1 year Research experience
Preferred

Skill Requirements

Knowldege of Word, Excel programs
Preferred

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity - Stand
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Walk
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Sit
Frequently

Physical Activity - Use hands to touch, handle, or feel
Frequently

Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Talk or hear
Frequently

Physical Environment - Inside Office Environment / conditions
Regularly

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 25 pounds
Occasionally

Noise Level - In general, the noise level for this position is considered to be:
Quiet

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