Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology. The position is located at the Taylor Avenue Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position is responsible for assisting the Principal Investigator and project team on day-to-day activities of projects related to quality and payment models in Medicare. The main goal of this research, parts of which are funded by R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health, is to evaluate Medicare policy and determine whether it is associated with higher quality or better health outcomes, with a particular focus on vulnerable populations such as those living in poverty, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities or frailty, and individuals living in rural areas. The candidate will assist with ongoing research activities across a number of projects related to the overall research portfolio.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports the implementation and management of all phases of a study/protocol; ensures compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements; establishes record-keeping systems; assists with the preparation of progress reports.
Supports analyses related to qualitative and quantitative study output, including assisting with managing Excel files and study databases as applicable; may evaluate data and perform basic statistical analysis under the supervision of the Investigator.
Assists with grant and manuscript preparation and submission, and prepares oral and written presentations/reports related to the research projects.
Supports other study activities as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in a health or research related field with relevant research experience obtained through practicum or employment.
One year of experience in health-related research, public health, health policy, epidemiology, economics, or statistics.
Familiarity with statistical software (SAS, Stata, R).
Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
Basic data management and analytic skills using quantitative and qualitative data.
The hiring range for this position is $17.58 - $21.98 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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