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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1837
AJE Ref #
575893941
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Here at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, we are committed to advancing scientific medical knowledge through research. We are revitalizing our medical centers with an emphasis on productivity, transparency and accountability. Are you looking to be a part of the exciting, always evolving and expanding new developments in research here at Rush University Medical Center* Are you well experienced in working with a variety of group, single and industry oriented studies*

If this describes you, you may be the right candidate for the ALZHEIMER CENTER RESEARCH ASSISTANT 2 position in the RUSH ALZHEIMER S DISEASE CENTER.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

Under direct supervision conducts a variety of established research and clinic functions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Schedules research participants for all trial-related activities required by research protocol
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Obtains, stores and ships biological specimens according to research protocol. This includes drawing blood and collecting additional specimens as necessary.
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Collects data via in-person and/or telephone interviews with clinic patients, participants and caregivers
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Administers and scores an assortment of neuropsychological, lifestyle and physical function tests with patients, participants and caregivers
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Promptly enters data into electronic forms and/or web-based applications. This includes checking data for completeness and accuracy
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Utilizes internal web-based systems to schedule, track, and update participant and patient information
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Maintains participant and patient charts including editing for completeness and accuracy
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Reviews patient charts to determine eligibility status according to research protocol
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Applies a thorough knowledge of the research protocols to serve as a resource person to the clinicians and study coordinators
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Assists clinicians and study coordinators as necessary to ensure research protocol compliance and to maximize overall participant satisfaction.



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Phlebotomy skills preferred
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Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a diverse group of people including elderly patients, caregivers, and staff
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Must have good organizational skills and ability to prioritize, good judgment and decision-making skills, skill in attending to detail and accuracy in scoring test results
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Ability to work well both independently and in a group setting in order to meet project goals
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Computer proficiency
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Bachelor s degree preferred
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Day travel within the greater Chicago area and surrounding suburbs required. Access to an automobile in good working condition required Knowledge of data recording and procedures in clinical studies desirable



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
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Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.
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Rush University Medical Center is a three time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL www.rush.edu
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Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds
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RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.



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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.