University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 227075

Position Summary:
The University of Wisconsin, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases seeks a candidate to serve as a Research Specialist within Dr. Crnich's research lab. This individual will assist the Research Manager with the daily management and coordination of a recently funded three year multi-site AHRQ funded project.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
Principal duties include coordinating meetings, managing regulatory documents, obtaining laboratory culture data from nursing home labs, conducting site visits, and participating in data analysis for a recently funded AHRQ project. This person will also conduct chart abstraction from nursing homes for a multi-site study on optimizing antibiotic prescribing on hospital discharge to long term care facilities.

Additional duties include:
-Identification, recruitment, consent, and retention of VA study participants
-Scheduling participants for follow-up
-Data collection and entry into data management systems
-Preparation and completion of documentation and supplies for study visits
-Communicate regularly with internal VA research stakeholders (research office, various services involved in recruitment of participants)
-Prepare for various local and national audits
-Maintain regulatory binder
-Interested candidates will have the opportunity to engage in qualitative data collection and analysis.
-Manage project data, including collection and storage, and assure data consistency/security.
-Assist in the preparation of progress and final research reports.
-Conduct scientific literature searches, including abstracting data from published sources, summarizing articles, and
maintaining a bibliographic database.
-Coordinate communications with other research team members as well as with key stakeholders in study locations.
-Prepare materials for research team meetings and summarize meeting notes.
-Preparing for various audits

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