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Assistant, Research II

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 1076977 Date posted 05/24/2022
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Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a project manager, senior project manager, or research supervisor, assists in the implementation of a study. Performs various technical, operational & clinical functions in a specific research project or portion of a multi-site project. Study-related duties may include patient recruitment; data collection, tracking & reporting.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the development of study materials including questionnaires, flyers, brochures and newsletters.

  • Recruiting research participants.

  • Administering informed consent documents per regulations.

  • Conducting interviews with participants including screening for eligibility and primary data collection.

  • Gathering and/or collecting data for research studies using electronic or paper methods.

  • Assuring all study data collection instruments are filled out properly and completely.

  • Coordinating communication and following-up with study participants and study-site staff via mail, email or telephone.

  • Documenting the research process for preparation of manuscripts for publication.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of previous experience in a medical research setting or a social science research setting with patient contact.

  • Experience using computer office software for the purposes of creating participant materials, spreadsheets and database development.

  • Experience using the internet.


  • Bachelors degree in science, social science, allied health science, public health or medical field.
License, Certification, Registration
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Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting scientific literature searches using electronic databases.
  • Experience in human subjects or health care research.
  • Highly organized, able to handle a wide range and varying levels of tasks and activities.
  • Ability to solve problems and work independently on sub-projects.
  • Masters degree in public health, epidemiology, or related discipline preferred.
Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Pershing Point Plaza IT Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-GA-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Regional Office - 9 Piedmont - Research Administration - 2808 Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.