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STEPS Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Research Assistant
Requisition Number TE04369
Department Name 7H675: Pediatrics - Palliative Care
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $12.00/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Completion of some college courses is required.

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Long periods of sitting


Varies, 20 hours per week.

Job Summary

The PATH (Pediatric Advancement Toward Health) Research Teams mission is to promote health and wellness in children facing medical conditions and their families. Our team focuses on emotional health within medicine; we partner with Kentucky Childrens Hospital and UK Health Care outpatient pediatric clinics in the research that we conduct. We are an active research team with multiple projects running simultaneously. An example of a current project includes the creation and evaluation of a coping kit for siblings of children with chronic medical conditions. Job responsibilities will include recruitment of research participants, reviewing medical records and extracting data, preparation of research materials, conducting phone assessments with research participants, data management, literature reviews, and IRB preparation and management. Completion of some college courses is required. Past research experience is preferred. Skills of successful applicants include strong organization, ability to work on teams and independently, reliability, and willingness to learn.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

PATH RT protocols and processes

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/09/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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