Research Assistant at Florida Atlantic University

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  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Florida, America
  • Shift Part-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma

Job Description

Research Assistant at Florida Atlantic University

Position Summary:

The College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks applicants who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Research Assistant – Boca Raton, FL.

This is a non-student OPS position.

Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine are pleased to announce a Research Assistant position at FAU in collaboration with the Emergency Department at Delray Medical Center.

The Research Assistant will join a multidisciplinary (emergency medicine and geriatric medicine) and multisite team who is testing a method to prevent fall injuries and improve safety among older individuals in our society.

Research Assistants will be involved in emergency medicine research by conducting in-person interviews, phone interviews, home visits, and follow-up surveys with participants. Responsibilities will include enrolling patients at the emergency department, entering data into databases, and reading through medical records. Some clinical research assistants may deal primarily with administrative duties such as administering and tabulating the results of surveys, organizing data, and obtaining records from outside sources. In many cases, they will also enroll, interact with, and collect data from study subjects, who are typically members of the general public who have sought care in the emergency department.

Some duties will occur in the emergency department, others at the subject’s houses, and some will be remote.


Clinical research assistants will work under the supervision of the study coordinator and researchers, who are emergency physicians.


Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Screen, consent, and enroll subjects into the study.

  • Obtain and enter medical record information into a database and conduct telephone interviews with clinical subjects.

  • Participate in home visits with subjects within 30 minutes of Delray Medical Center.

  • These duties occur onsite in an emergency department and occur 7 days a week during the hours of 7a-11p.  

  • Generate, update, and maintain study data, documentation, and reports.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred.


Excellent communication and computer skills are required.


Personal transportation is required.


Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole is preferred.



$14.00 – $16.00 per hour


College or Department:

College of Medicine



Delray Medical Center


Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. including some nights and weekends as needed.


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711


Temporary positions are not established positions and are paid from OPS funds. Temporary positions are usually not eligible for benefits and retirement; however, they may be eligible for health insurance coverage depending on the average hours worked per week. They provide full-time or part-time employment in an exempt or non-exempt employment situation based on job duties and salary in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Temporary positions do not have layoff rights and may be terminated without prior notice. Applicants hired into Temporary positions may apply for a regular appointment should a vacancy become available.


This is a part-time position.


Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.


A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents will result in disqualification.

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