Strength Through Diversity
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Student research assistant (RA) sought to conduct interviews with pregnant women on aspects of their work in pregnancy and any restrictions or changes that their physicians have made in the job, to determine physician knowledge of the work place and restrictions. This project is funded by the NYNY Education and Research Center (ERC) Pilot Projects program.
The RA will be expected to be present in the prenatal clinics of the Mount Sinai Hospital daily from 3 to 5 days per week, generally from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to recruit and administer questionnaires. RA will explain the survey purpose and provide and assist subjects with a brief 10-15 minute questionnaire survey. An estimated 20-30 subjects may be enrolled per day.
Following completion of surveys, the RA will
enter survey data into an electronic database for analysis.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Screen potential participants for eligibility and obtain informed consent
- Conduct standardized questionnaire surveys with study participants
- Prepare and maintain interview and testing materials and supplies
- Accurately document participant information for the eligibility screener, consent forms, and questionnaire
- Enter data into electronic files and databases; review and check all entries for accuracy
- Maintain data integrity (i.e., all data collected accurately represents the information provided by a participant)
- Participate in required trainings
- Assist with data analyses as necessary
- Assist with other related duties as assigned
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required
- Experience: Ability to adhere to detailed survey research protocols
- Ability to comply with strict protocols for confidentiality
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to establish rapport with a diverse group of women who represent the population for recruitment
- Strong oral communication skills
- Ability to learn and use computerized database programs (Excel, SAS or SPSS)
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.