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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

A research assistant is needed to assist the Principal Investigator with her research project, 'The development and evaluation of a computer-based, nurse-led cognitive training and educational pilot investigation to improve self-care management behaviors in adults with heart failure'. 

Required Qualifications*

The research assistant must be a registered nurse with recent nursing experience/knowledge of heart failure patients. An advance practice nurse (APRN) is preferred (Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner). Must also be self-directed, reliable, and demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. The research assistant will be trained to cognitively assess and provide patient education and to extract study-related data from the patient EHR. The research assistant must complete HIPAA training prior to study-related participation.

Work Schedule

This position is part time, up to 20 hours per week.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.