Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery

February 28, 2021

Fri., Feb. 12

Position Description
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a research assistant to support the Quality and Patient Safety program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing support for quality measurement involving selected patient chart audits and/or data collection for ongoing Department-wide initiatives
  • Creating and maintaining datasets for ongoing research and improvement initiatives
  • Identifying and confirms appropriate procedures to validate data and ensure data quality and integrity
  • Performing statistical analysis of data consistent with established methods for analyzing health care quality and patient safety data
  • Communicating with clinical investigators to understand available quality and patient safety data in relation to orthopedic surgery and opportunities for improvement
  • Providing support in designing specific quality improvement projects and data analysis plans
  • Providing support in implementing and facilitating department-wide quality improvement projects
  • Assisting in grant, abstract, and manuscript preparation
  • Participating in team meetings pertaining to quality and patient safety
  • Assisting with meeting schedules, meeting minutes and agendas as appropriate
  • Interacting with the IRB on behalf of the quality and safety team as needed

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, psychobiology, neuroscience, computer science or a related field
  • An MCAT score, biostatistics training, and research experience a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a two-year commitment.

$40K, plus $5K for annual travel support

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, undergraduate transcript, and and one sealed letter of recommendation to Laura Rossi and Jacob Esarco.