Research Analyst I, Pediatric Developmental Medicine
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2301624
Research Analyst I, Pediatric Developmental Medicine-2301624
:TN-Nashville-DOT - VCH Doctor's Office Tower
:Developmental Medicine 104570
Research Analyst 1
Under direct supervision, provide support for research related to autism spectrum disorders. This includes providing support for psychologists and research staff working with families of children with autism spectrum disorder, reviewing medical and educational records, providing administrative support for the laboratory, assisting in general laboratory maintenance, and collecting, entering, and assisting in the organization and analysis of data.
Collect and organize data from a variety of reference sources
Prepare charts, graphs, and tables according to accepted research practices
Perform preliminary analysis
Assist in investigating and gathering data
Route questionnaires, record information and distribute results using established procedures
Assist with recruiting and interviewing study participants
Review and extract pertinent information from medical and educational records
Provide appropriate documentation for research
Update manual and/or automated database file and maintain records
Assist in the preparation of materials for publication
Edit and/or type manuscripts according to accepted practices
Keep abreast of trends in field of study
Read professional journals and attend meetings and/or seminars
Support psychologists and research staff during participant appointments
Consent families for research
Assist in supervising children during research appointments
Potentially assist with administering cognitive and adaptive measures
May supervise student assistants
Plan and assign work
May assist in lab maintenance
Order supplies and equipment
Monitor and maintain inventory control
Ensure that the appropriate materials are set up and taken down for research appointments
*** Minimum Qualifications Required ***
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year experience
No experience required but familiarity with the field of developmental disabilities preferred
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Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.
Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
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