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Research Epidemiologist

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Children's at Houston Mill 
Requisition #:  34319

 

JOB SUMMARY

Creates, groups, and analyzes data sets to support clinical studies occurring at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta under the supervision of a Principal Investigator. Proactively supports efforts that ensure research integrity and compliance and services to promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • Master’s degree in a scientific or health-related program and 3 years of experience in clinical research or Master’s degree in Public Health with a focus in epidemiology or biostatistics and 1 year of experience in clinical research
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • Experience in basic statistical software programs and ability to analyze data
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • NA
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Good computer skills, including working knowledge of a personal computer and Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of employment
  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Analyzes data, identifies data discrepancies, and researches and identifies causes of discrepancies.
  2. Performs statistical analysis of numerical data.
  3. Contributes actively to the development of research protocols.
  4. Manages complex research projects.
  5. Determines how research methodologies or tools must be modified.
  6. Completes literature searches.
  7. Collaborates on reports and papers and prepares tables/graphs for presentations.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1547 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Quality - Quality


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Public Health, Epidemiology, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Pediatric, Healthcare