• Behavioral Research Associate I

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/7/2019 3:44 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Behavioral Research Associate assists the study investigators with day-to-day research activities under minimal supervision.


    1. Assists with study start-up and the preparation and maintenance of all regulatory documents required by sponsor and/or regulatory agencies
    2. Assists with study start-up and preparation of maintenance of study procedure manuals, informed consent forms, and IRB required documents
    3. Assists in the delivery of behavioral interventions or other study activities
    4. Identifies and recruits potential study participants and screens for study eligibility
    5. Enrolls research participants and collects and maintains research participants’ data and study files
    6. Abstracts data from medical records and enters data into study specific documents
    7. Completes data entry, data cleaning, and minimal data analysis as needed.
    8. Assists in the development, implementation and tracking of studies with high level of supervision.
    9. May attend PI led research study meetings
    10. Conducts literature searches and assists with quality assurance procedures
    11. Adheres to research protocol in compliance with applicable institutional, local and federal regulations
    12. Helps triage study participant questions
    13. Helps maintain all study documents
    14. Under supervision from study investigators, consent for research studies
    15. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence, and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers, and other
    16. All activities conducted with a high level of supervision


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. A combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience is directly related to the duties of the job. Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in behavioral program or research required.


    1. Knowledge and skill with word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, database, and presentation software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)


    1. Previous work with the target population preferred.


    1. Demonstrate fluency and clarity in written and oral communication.



    Age-Specific Competency Requirement:  



     All Ages         Neonatal           Pediatric           Adolescent           Adult            N/A    

    Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages served on the assigned unit/department, as indicated in the competency skills checklist (i.e., Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult).


    General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description:


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.


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