GDIT is seeking a Research Associate in support of the Clinical Investigations Department (CID) at the Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune (NMCCL). NMCCL conducts operationally relevant clinical research programs directed toward enhancing the performance and survivability of military personnel. The CID currently supports a number of research efforts to include traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, alternative treatment therapies, prevention and treatment of mental health disorders.
Execute and provide maintenance on research studies. Carry out tasks related to research studies as required by investigator.
Maintain files and records of ongoing research projects.
Recruit and telephone screen subjects.
Communicate with research subjects; via telephone or in person and ask relevant research questions as per protocol.
Arrange for research subject follow-up.
Assist with research subject visits.
Perform selected research subject visit duties, for example, presenting questionnaires and collecting demographics.
Perform data collection as per protocol
Enter data into Microsoft Excel and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) databases (if applicable).
Transfer data from questionnaires and data sheets to the databases.
Prepare progress reports.
Document all correspondence and communication pertinent to the research.
Keep a log of all correspondence and communication relating to the assigned duties.
Perform administrative duties related to the research such as obtaining signatures and delivering documents to CID for the investigators.
Complete all paperwork and documentation as required.
As required by protocol, obtain patient's medical record/reports following procedures.
Obtain lab and x-ray results as needed, via CHCS or AHLTA systems.
Make patient appointments by phone and with the use of Composite Health Care System (CHCS) or other method as prescribed by the protocol, command, and clinic structure.
Attend conferences and other meetings as required by the protocol, the PI or sponsoring agency as authorized contract.
Assist principal investigators, research team members, and other staff in the development of, preparation for, and closeout of clinical research studies.
Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA and institutional regulations.
Actively participate in CID departmental and command-wide research educational and training programs by providing instruction, presentations, and assistance to research staff as needed.
Assist the compliance Officer with monitoring process to ensure protocol compliance.
Attend conference and other meetings as required by the protocol, the PI or sponsoring agency as authorized by the contract.
Perform other research related duties as needed and within the scope of work.
Contract requires a Bachelor's Degree with a focus in Biology, Healthcare or related discipline (such as Psychology) OR the equivalency of a minimum of three years working experience in a research setting to include a hospital, physician's office, or academic setting, i.e., pre-med student.
Contract requires - A minimum of one year of experience coordinating research protocols as a certified research coordinator; OR certification as a Certified Clinical Trial Investigator (CCTI), Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA).
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