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The LongROAD Study is a longitudinal observational study on older drivers in the San Diego County area, ages 65-79. The study will gather data through surveys, cognitive and physical assessments, medical chart reviews and track driving behaviors of the participants through a GPS device that is installed in the participant's car. Participants will be followed for 5 years. Position will require experience working with the elderly.
Under general supervision of the Program Manager, the Assistant Program Coordinator position will provide overall project coordination support for the program. The Incumbent will conduct recruitment of participants and measurements related to the program. Incumbent will be responsible for data collection, data entry as well as organization and review of the data collection tools.
The Coordinator will also act as a liaison with the CA Department of Motor Vehicles to request records for program participants. Will also prepare participant files as well as review and analyze medical records. Uses research compliance professional concepts to support protocol submission process. Reviews and/or pre-reviews minimal risk, expedited or standard procedure research protocols. Applies defined policies and procedures to categorize or analyze departmental issues.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Human subjects, and animal care and use: academic training in the biological or social sciences, humanities or bioethics.
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend complex materials. Strong attention to detail.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills (clarity, sentence/paragraph construction and grammar, et cetera).
Proficiency with office equipment and knowledge of standard office software. Familiarity with internet searching.
Basic knowledge of relevant federal, state, organizational and system policies.
Skills in problem solving, multi-tasking, working with frequent interruptions, and is an effective listener.
Ability and desire to learn; curiosity around the research activities in which they are involved.
A Master's Degree in Public Health or related field.
Experience working with elderly individuals. Demonstrated performance in communicating effectively and interacting sensitively and professionally with this population.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Flexible schedule may be required to meet meeting attendance and project requirements.
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