Research Analyst I (Pediatric DevelopmentalMedicine)
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Locatedin Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals whocome to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a placewhere your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
MonroeCarell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation's leadingchildren's hospitals. We treat and help prevent all health issues ranging fromcolds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer.
The world-class facilities atChildren's Hospital are a testament to our community's dedication to the healthof children. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, our 271-bed hospital isa child-friendly place built on the science of healing.
A building alone does not make a greathospital. Our exceptional medical teams and the generous support of people likeyou enable us to provide every child who comes to us with the hope of improvedhealth. Children's Hospital is a nonprofit facility. No child who needs ourservices is denied care on the basis of limited ability to pay.
Many of our doctors and surgeons arenationally recognized researchers who are finding new ways to cure and preventchildhood diseases. Their work preventing and treating premature birth, cancer,heart disease, spina bifida, and many other conditions is an investment in thefuture. We are at an important crossroads in child health. Our commitment toresearch and advocacy positions us to bring the promise of good health tochildren and families in our community and to share that hope with the world.
Underdirect supervision, provide support for research related to autism spectrumdisorders. This includes providing support for psychologists and research staffworking with families of children with autism spectrum disorder, reviewingmedical and educational records, providing administrative support for thelaboratory, 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 (5%)
1.Preparecharts, graphs, and tables according to accepted research practices
Assist in investigating and gathering data (50%)
1.Routequestionnaires, record information and distribute results using establishedprocedures
2.Assistwith recruiting and interviewing study participants
3.Reviewand extract pertinent information from medical and educational records
Provide appropriate documentation for research (5%)
1.Updatemanual and/or automated database file and maintain records
Assist in the preparation of materials for publication (5%)
1.Editand/or type manuscripts according to accepted practices
Keep abreast of trends in field of study (5%)
1.Readprofessional journals and attend meetings and/or seminars
Support psychologists and research staff during participant appointments (20%)
1.Consentfamilies for research
2.Assistin supervising children during research appointments
3.Potentiallyassist with administering cognitive and adaptive measures
May supervise student assistants (5%)
1.Planand assign work
May assist in lab maintenance (5%)
1.Ordersupplies and equipment
2.Monitorand maintain inventory control
3.Ensurethat the appropriate materials are set up and taken down for researchappointments
Bachelor'sDegree (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year experience
Noexperience required but familiarity with the field of developmentaldisabilities preferred
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Becausewe are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research,we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·US News & World Report: #1Hospital 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: amongthe top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â·Becker's Hospital Review: oneof the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â·The Leapfrog Group: grade"A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health: amongthe top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â·Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbiltnurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal: MiddleTennessee's healthiest employer
Â·American Hospital Association: amongthe 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.