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Research Assistant II

Company: SDSU Research Foundation
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

The South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC) seeks to promote and expedite research that improves cardiovascular disease outcomes in low-income Hispanic/Latinos living in the border region of San Diego County. The SBLRC is considered the community-based clinical research field site within San Diego State University (SDSU) where research activities are conducted. Our research is focused on epidemiologic, behavioral, and genetic research in an effort to improve health, and well-being delivered to Hispanic/Latinos at risk for, or have, cardiometabolic conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovasculardisease.This position will support the design, development, and implementation of tables and queries of a tracking database utilized by the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. This position will work collaboratively with the data manager to develop and implement the protocols to transfer HIPAA protected information to Mongo DB. Conduct quality assurance procedures to ensure accuracy of the information migrated to Mongo DB. This position will provide user based- training, develop help files, and assist end-user access to tracking database. The position is responsible for but not limited to: Create queries, tables, and conduct data cleaning and verification of data migration from existing Access DB to Mongo DBPerform data quality control audits and develop quality control reports to verify accuracy of the information outputsPrepare, create, and merge HIPAA protected information and other tracking requirements Develop training materials and provide training to end-users on proper data entry procedures in Mongo DB. Create, manage, problem-solved issues with study new databaseCreate user help files Other duties can be assigned as neededKnowledge and AbilitiesKnowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Access/SQL and Excel, data structures and algorithmsKnowledge of Mongo DBKnowledge of programming languages (e.g., Visual Basic, SQL) to develop databases and queries.Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines for protection of human subjects, Health Information Technology regulatory guidelines and policies on Protected Health Information (PII)Ability to train, learn and master Mondo DB programAbility to complete detailed work accurately and efficiently; quickly learn and follow specific data management procedures; multi-task - manage multiple and competing priorities; take initiative Ability to work well independently and with colleagues/co-workers and demonstrate high level of cultural sensitivityAbility to work effectively within environment subject to dynamic priorities Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal directionAbility to understand and follow posted work rules and proceduresAbility to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingAbility to meet deadlines; be detail oriented; possess good judgment and common senseAbility to demonstrate the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment, and accountabilityAbility to communicate and use interpersonal skills such as diplomacy, tact, and flexibility to interact effectively and respond to faculty and staffAbility to present information; communicate ideas clearly and succinctly, and to explain technical subjects to technical and non-technical usersAbility to provide reliable transportation to and from various sites as needed, and have proof of vehicle insurance MINIMUM EDUCATIONCompletion of sufficient lower division coursework data science, computational scienceMINIMUM EXPERIENCEOR - Equivalent of one year related experience in lieu of coursework ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION:The COVID-19 vaccine is required by the CSU for all SDSU Research Foundation employees as a condition of employment. Should you be offered a position, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination status.Individuals who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption on file will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testingA background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research FoundationSan Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

Keywords: SDSU Research Foundation, Chula Vista , Research Assistant II, Other , Chula Vista, California

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