INTERNAL/EXTERNAL: Employees of the IWK Health Centre and members of the public are eligible to apply for this position.
Temporary Full (1.0 FTE) for One Year
Orthopaedic Surgery, Research Services
Salary: As Per Health Centre Scale
Union Status: Non-Union
Competition #: B-2012-0254
Posting Date: June 22, 2012
Closing Date: June 29, 2012
Start Date: July 2012
Position Summary: The Paediatric Orthopaedic AIF Research Assistant will support the research work of the division of Orthopardics at the IWK Health Centre, in particular the Atlantic Innovation Fund proogram for the development of a Low-Dose Radiographic Imaging Technisques for the Assessment of Outcomes Following Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Thsi prioject is funded by Atlantic Inoovation Fund (AIF) for a period of 5 years. The position is for 1 year with anioption to renew for the term of the project.
Responsibilities will include meeting with families to explain current studies and securing consent for participation; administering questionnaires and gathering information from research participant; maintaining databases of research information through data entry and accuracy audits; coordinating research visits with families, orthopaedics staff and collaborating staff at the IWK adn Dalhousie; set uup of equipment for study procedures when needed.
The incumbent will work independently with a modest level of supervision. Training will be made available when required.
Hours of Work: To be Determined
Bachelors Degree in Sciences or a health profession
Competency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience working with databases, preferred
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills, with written and verbal
Ability to work well independently
Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.
It is the responsibility of IWK employees to self identify as internal applicants. At the time of application submission, each applicant will be asked if they are a current IWK employee.
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