WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • On-Call Research Assistant

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 9:33 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1334
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Research
    Target Salary
    N/A
  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking an on-call Research Assistant. Responsible for assisting with research-related activities related to the WMed “Data Backbone-Cradle-Kalamazoo” project, including compliance with research study protocols regarding study recruitment, enrollment, data collection, maintaining confidentiality, and database development.

    Responsibilities

    • Participate fully in all required trainings.
    • Comply with public health and safety codes related to data collection sites.
    • Ensure confidentiality of study participants and related data.
    • Implement data collection activities in accordance with study protocols, regarding survey administration, record abstraction and secondary database management.
    • Coordinate with other projects or departmental staff.
    • Comply with quality checks of project data collection activities and database.
    • Comply with data security and data backup procedures.
    • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High school graduation or equivalent
    • Ability to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
    • Able to perform duties independently, with a minimal need for direct supervision.

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

     

    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

     

    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

     

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

     

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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