The Research Assistant will assist with data collection and entry in support of research entitled 'Use of Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice in Simulation to Improve Primary and Secondary Survey Completeness in Pediatric Traumas' led by Dr. Diana Yan. Dr. Yan's project has been created to evaluate the impact of a medical curriculum on the training of surgical residents and to improve the care provided to pediatric trauma patients.
Review video recordings of pediatric trauma care provided by physicians working in the Comer Emergency Room
Identify indicators of the primary (life-threatening) and secondary (non life-threatening) survey conducted by providers captured in video recordings
Score timeliness and completeness of the encounter according to the Gala 2016 assessment criteria
Capture data on each encounter in the designated tracking and collection tools
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to learn new research techniques and methods
Accountability for accuracy and consistency of scoring and data collection
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to manage work to yield timely completion of video review, scoring, data collection and entry, and communication with collaborating researchers
Ability to uphold protection of patient privacy and confidentiality at all times
Ability to maintain professionalism and comfort reviewing potentially sensitive material
Education, Experience or Certifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel required
Ability to learn use of video review software required
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Standard office environment
Ability to sit for up to 2 hours
Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours
Name and contact information of three references including one past or current direct supervisor
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