• Psychology Assistant

    Posting Date 1 month ago(3/20/2018 4:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10947
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Department
    Neurology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

     

     

     

    Position

     

    The Psychology Assistant will work in the Human Clinical Phenotyping Core at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The Human Clinical Phenotyping Core aims to make a big difference in the ability of the Einstein research community to engage in research on developmental disorders, not only for those that work with humans using neurophysiology,

    neuroimaging, but also for the genetics groups for whom characterization of their samples is so important. Our main goal is to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of various developmental disorders such as autism in order to improve the care of children with autism and related disorder.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Maintain study database including data entry, keep a close relationship with the families in the database and ensure that all appointments are kept (as much as this is possible to do), and coordinate the scheduling across the different cores
    • Archive all Digital Video and Audio recordings performed during neuropsychological tests to ensure that they are available for scoring of stereotypes etc.
    • Enter family pedigrees and photographic information (to document potential dysmorphisms) are into the study database
    • Schedule patients for participation in new projects
    • Maintain the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) account
    • Collect the required personally identifiable information (PII) for each research participant
    • Update our current enrollment strategy to include additional personally identifiable information for participants
    • Various related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's Degree is required
    • Coursework in Psychology is preferred

    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent organizational, oral, written and analytical communications skills; strong database management and clear understanding of clinical and research databases
    • Strong project management skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows and Mac operating systems

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