Pennsylvania State University Human Research Technologist 1 - Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in Hershey, Pennsylvania
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Division of Autism Services, in Hershey, PA, is seeking a Human Research Technologist. This position will support the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). ASERT is a partnership of medical centers, centers of autism research and services, universities, and other providers involved in the treatment and care of individuals of all ages with autism and their families. ASERT was developed to bring together resources locally, regionally, and statewide.
The Human Research Technologist will organize lab materials, conduct data collection, interact with study participants, monitor incoming data for accuracy, ensure lab compliance and safety, and maintain study information/databases. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Recruit, schedule, and consent participants
Maintain participant databases
Organize lab materials, conduct data collection, monitor incoming data for accuracy
Troubleshoot for technical problems and maintain the integrity of the project protocol
Monitor the safety and confidentiality of the project and its participants
Assist with Institutional Review Board amendments, continuations, and renewals
Ensure all lab personnel have appropriate training for work with human subjects
Ensure data is scored and entered correctly and reconciled per guidelines
Typically requires an Associate’s degree or higher (Bachelor's d egree preferred) plus 1 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
This is a limited term position funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of refunding.
The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check
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