This is a full-time/non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Department of Emergency Medicine is a national leader in emergency care research. Led by 8 core faculty and an extensive research infrastructure, we are top leaders in designing innovative ED-based research and are top enrollers in both industry and federally funded studies. Our research staff actively screens patients over 100 hours each week in the emergency departments at VUMC and the Tennessee Valley Hospital. Combined, these Eds see over 100,000 patients each year. To ensure timely enrollment in therapeutic studies, the research faculty are immediately available to assist the student team on a daily basis. For more information, please visit https://vanderbiltem.com/em-research.
This term position will provide assistance with the conduct of emergency care health services research for the Emergency Care Health Services Research Data Coordinating Center within the Department of Emergency Medicine. The specific tasks associated with this role will evolve, but will fall within the boundaries of the general tasks outlined above. More specifically it will involve the maintenance of study records, assisting with the preparation of study data in databases, assisting with the review and editing of presentations, tracking study timelines, assisting with the creation and editing of research reports, assisting with the preparation of study meetings, and coordinating trainee tasks for research studies.
Ideal candidate will have good interpersonal communication skills, work ethic, and organizational skills; who enjoys interacting with collaborators within and outside of the institution, and is willing to learn new skills while on the job. This role also involves working alongside other research staff within the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
â¢Collect and organize data from a variety of reference sources â¢Prepare charts, graphs, and tables according to accepted research practices â¢Perform preliminary analysis â¢Assist in investigating and gathering data â¢Route questionnaires, record information and distribute results using established procedures â¢Assist with recruiting and interviewing study participants â¢Provide appropriate documentation for research â¢Update manual and/or automated database file and maintain records â¢Assist in the preparation of materials for publication â¢Edit and/or type manuscripts according to accepted practices â¢Keep abreast of trends in field of study â¢Read professional journals and attend meetings and/or seminars â¢May supervise student assistants â¢Plan and assign work â¢May assist in lab maintenance. â¢Order supplies and equipment. â¢Monitor and maintain inventory control.
Minimum Requirements: This position requires a Bachelorâs degree. Some research experience is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required. Experience with REDCap preferred but not required.
Additional Information This is a full-time position; 40 hours per week.
This is a term position. A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â· US News & World Report:#1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â· Truven Health Analytics:among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â· Becker's Hospital Review:one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â· The Leapfrog Group:grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â· National Institutes of Health:among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â· Magnet Recognition Program:Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Â· Nashville Business Journal:Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Â· American Hospital Association:among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.