1+ months

Temp Tech---Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Temp Tech---Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU10133
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15.00-$18.00/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Previous research, nursing, or healthcare related experience preferred. Experience with REDCap, Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word preferred. Previous data collection, entry, and management experience preferred.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting or standing for long periods. Lifting up to 20 pounds frequently
Day shift weekdays with some evening and weekend potential
Job Summary
a. We are looking for reliable, pleasant, energetic persons to assist with on-going study related activities. Under the supervision of the study project director and principal investigator, the individual filling this role will be responsible for recruiting patients from UK healthcare, enrolling patients, and following them throughout the course of the study until completion. This role utilizes a variety of skills, including interpersonal, professional, and relational skills when engaging with UK Healthcare’s patients, time-management skills to contact patients in a timely manner, and organizational skills to correctly collect, enter, and manage data. Familiarity with REDCap is required (although training will be provided), as well as experience with Excel and Microsoft Access. The person who holds this position must be able to work autonomously, problem solve, and use critical thinking skills. This position will teach the basics of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and standard operating procedures (SOP) and require collaboration with other health professionals to ensure protocol compliance. This person will also communicate with the principal investigator and project coordinator regarding any issues encountered during the recruitment, enrollment, data collection, and follow-ups.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Prior work in a clinical research position preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2023
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: 2023-01-30 Expires: 2023-04-06

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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