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  • Research Assistant: Walter Reed Army Medical Center -Biomechanics Laboratory

    The Center for Performance and Clinical Research (CPCR) at Walter Reed Army
    Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington, DC is seeking a Research Assistant. The
    CPCR utilizes state of the art technology to quantify and interpret movement
    impairments for injured Service members. CPCR staff conducts gait analyses
    used for answering specific rehabilitation questions and conducts research
    to advance clinical rehabilitation sciences associated with injured military
    Service members. The CPCR staff is a multi-disciplinary team and provides
    the highest clinical rehabilitation care while concurrently conducting
    quality research.

    JOB SUMMARY: Responsibilities are to coordinate clinical studies in a
    motion analysis laboratory; process data using motion analysis software; and
    assure that accurate documentation is kept and is in compliance with all
    governing regulations.


    1. Interviews patients for clinical trials, validates eligibility to
    participate, and evaluates patient commitment.

    2. Educates patients about the clinical trial, their roles in the protocols,
    and any other vital information. Acts as a research case manager for the
    patients. Serves as a resource for the patients.

    3. Schedules patient appointments according to research protocol
    requirements, ensures patients meet appointments in timely manner.

    4. Collects data appropriate to the research protocols, processes and
    analyzes data resulting from the tests performed on the patients.

    5. Prepares and maintains manual and computerized data in patient study
    books according to prescribed standards.

    6. Under direction of project heads, prepares documents that report
    statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study.


    7. Provide routine equipment maintenance and management of computer
    resources in the motion lab

    8. Share in organizational responsibilities and maintenance of relevant lab


    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of clinical
    investigational procedures; excellent interpersonal skills with patients and
    clinical staff; excellent computer skills; ability to learn new computer
    software applications; and ability communicate effectively verbally and in
    written form.

    Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in science
    related field

    Minimum Experience: 2 or more years experience working with research

    Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing; some bending, lifting,
    and walking

    Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: N/A

    Work Environment: Laboratory or clinical/hospital environment


    Please submit your resume to

    Giovani Ortega

    Program Manager


    phone: (202)356-1012 Ext. 40316