Praveen Mummaneni, Professor

Open (1) UCSF Neuro-spine department clinical research assistant

Open. Apprentices needed for the fall semester. Please do NOT contact faculty before September 11th (the start of the 4th week of classes)! Enter your application on the web beginning August 16th. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 29th at 8 AM.

Assistant will assist with enrolling patients in various studies, call patients to collect data, and assist with data entry.

Undergraduate will: 1. Communicate with patients within the inclusion criteria of the study projects to collect patient reported outcomes whether by phone or in person . 2. Consent patients to contribute to trials under supervision of the clinical research coordinators until acceptable level is achieved, then they can accomplish independently. 3. Train and enter data into the electronic data capture systems for research projects. 4. Attend grand rounds for the Neurological surgery department and/or other meetings as requested with Principal Investigator.

Day-to-day supervisor for this project: Lizette Upton and John Awad, Staff Researcher

Qualifications: Minimal medical knowledge and terminology, average communication skills

Weekly Hours: to be negotiated

Related website: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/clinics/spine_center/