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The Research Associate, Cardiology is a member of the multidisciplinary cardiology team at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) who will provide research support MGUH Cardiology physicians, fellows, residents, and students engaged in research related to cardiovascular disease and prevention. S/he interacts with the cardiology team, grant recipients currently engaged in research, patients/families, and health care professionals and works with the multidisciplinary cardiology team and health care professionals within the MGUH system to coordinate research projects for cardiology patients. The incumbent assists physicians and medical students with current and prior grant support on their research projects and related needs. Reporting to the MGUH Chief of Cardiology, the Research Associate has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Interacts with the cardiology team, grant recipients currently engaged in research, patients/families, and health care professionals to include medical students and physicians.
Collaborates with health care providers and students currently engaged in grant-funded research projects to assist in research facilitation
Serves as a resource person for specific clinical research projects
Maintains a positive relationship with all internal and external customers.
Acts as a member of the multidisciplinary cardiology team at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) and provides research support MGUH Cardiology physicians, fellows, residents, and students engaged in research related to cardiovascular disease and prevention.
Requirements and Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree, preferably in a science-related field
Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
Strong analytical and deductive skills
Self-directed, and possess excellent organization and multitasking skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to participate well within multidisciplinary teams
Demonstrated knowledge of cardiology patient populations and disease processes affecting this group
Background in clinical research preferred, with prior experience in IRB submissions and renewals
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