This position is based in the Vanderbilt Department of Emergency Medicine Research Division and the Center for Emergency Care and Innovation (CERI). The position will be part of Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) funded Office of Rural Health award and NIH grant that seeks to improve the quality of prehospital emergency cardiac care along with the delivery of emergency telemental health in the emergency department and urgent care clinics.
The Associate HSRA position will have regular conduct with the investigative team, clinicians, patients, and stakeholders. They will be responsible for developing interviewing guides and conducting interviews with participants. They will also assist and perform project management, coordinating interviews, summarizing interviews, and assisting with the coding and analysis of interviews. The Associate HSRA will also help to build and maintain the database associated with this project, working closely with our research team and the other study staff at the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS), and assisting project-related IRB/regulatory issues at VUMC and the VA. This will include (but is not limited to): working with REDCap, Excel, and other database programs as appropriate; participating in regular conference calls; reviewing and organizing data for completeness; cleaning data and creating datasets for analysis; providing weekly data reports for the PI and other program staff and faculty to review.
The Associate HSRA will collaborate with fellow team members to coordinate and support workstreams critical to the project's success including practice improvement and transformation, stakeholder and community engagement, and data collection and reporting.
The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) builds capacity through interdisciplinary global health education and training programs, conducts implementation science and research, and provides technical assistance service to government and civil sector organizations in countries supported by the President's Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through an an affiliated organization, Friends in Global Health (FGH).
As a leader in international education and research, VIGH seeks to improve health and well being of people living in low-resource settings. Our work reflects this commitment.
This is a full-time, non-exempt position, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday.
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Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Qualitative program evaluation
Acquire and apply qualitative research skills to evaluate small to medium-sized programs.
May conduct and acquire skills to coordinate qualitative evaluations including the performance of interviews, focus groups, and/or participation in other qualitative data collection
Preparing data sets, performing basic analyses
Work with study investigators and statisticians to determine which quantitative and qualitative data should be included in analyses and compiling data sets for these analyses.
Perform basic quantitative and qualitative analyses under supervision, as possible.
Assist investigators draft and submit research proposals, data use agreements, and IRB applications. Maintain research credentials for study investigators.
Development and management of schedules for proposals and projects.
Participation in meetings, preparing reports and presentations
Attend project meetings, conference calls and monthly staff meetings as required.
Report findings from quantitative and qualitative analyses in group sessions to PIs and study team members
Assist investigators with scientific abstract, presentation, and manuscript preparation.
Assist in the preparation of weekly reports for investigators and comprehensive reports for reports to funding agency and other purposes.
Other related research and programmatic duties as needed
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.