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Professional Research Asst

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 1/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 15277
Keywords: research

Job Description

Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

The Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a part-time Professional Research Assistant position who will serve as a Patient Navigator. Responsibilities of the Patient Navigator will include recruiting and consenting research subjects, collecting data, and scheduling, arranging, and delivering the research intervention. In particular, this study will focus solely on Latinos with advanced medical illness.
Duties will include the following:
  • Intervention implementation:
    • Arrange and deliver home visits—covering assigned Northern Colorado geographic area
    • Provide telephone support to intervention participants
    • Ensure completed advance care planning documents are scanned into medical records
    • Communicate with providers as needed to help facilitate care for participants
    • Reports on progress weekly with co-investigator or project manager
  • Assist with follow-up data collection
    • Complete follow-up surveys with participants
    • Assist with chart review
  • Ensure that study materials and packets for participants are complete and ready for enrollment
  • Enrolling and collecting data from study subjects (patients, families or health care providers), including obtaining informed consent for analysis
  • Recruit patients to participate in research study – minimum of weekly contact with on-site study contact for eligible patients
  • Data entry of participant data into REDCap
  •  CompleteEnd of Life Navigator training program

  • Complete Colorado Patient Navigator training program

  • Participate in person or via webcam to Palliative Care weekly meetings

  • Ongoing education through lectures, workshops, and meetings

  • Active participation in regular research team meetings

  • Other duties as assigned

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.


The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


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Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.



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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience on ayear-for-year basis
  • Basic proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Must have a vehicle and can drive


  • Community HealthCertification
  • REDCap training

MinimumExperience: Community Healthwork or experience working in a health care setting (e.g. medical or nursingassistant)

PreferredExperience: Previous experience in patient navigation or health relatedfield of work. Motivational interviewing experience.