GRA for Healthcare Associated Infections Research Project, Emory School of Medicine

GRA for Healthcare Associated Infections Research Project, Emory School of Medicine

Role Description

*This position is open to non-REAL students*

This position would be assisting several initiatives linked to Healthcare-Associated Infection Research ongoing including those supported through the Emory Epi-Centers Research Program, Emory Antibiotic Stewardship in Long Term Care (EASIL) program. Specifically, research initiatives that will need support include entry of data submitted from participated nursing homes on antibiotic prescriptions, and potential to prepare analytic reports from these data using R. In addition, some assistance in preparing educational materials for the EASIL initiative for posting on our website. Second ongoing effort will be lead the documentation development for a large dataset on Staphylococcus aureus infections in Georgia. This dataset of about 5,000 observations requires refinement and some data cleaning with appropriate documentation for archiving the dataset and making available on the Emory DataVerse. Opportunities will exist for on-site work in long-term care facilities with enrolling nurses and performing antibody test studies for COVID-10. (e.g., communication skills, cultural competency skills). Some programmatic planning and logistics support will also be included (i.e., management skills). Student will work closely with a research assistant based out of Emory University (at Clifton Road), but currently all remote can be remote.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Handles or assists with administrative activities generally associated with the conduct of epidemiology research including: maintains database and forms pertaining to research projects, completes source documents/case report forms, and performs data entry.
  • Attends and coordinates study meetings.
  • Performs related approved responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Some subject matter expertise in antibiotic resistance or healthcare delivery/healthcare associated infections, nursing home care, pharmacy, healthcare delivery
  • Ideally having completed or planned coursework in infectious disease epidemiology, healthcare epidemiology, or equivalent experience 

 

How to Apply 

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