Research Assistant – RI CIPP Sheftall

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Website Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Company : Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Country: United States

Location : Columbus, Ohio

Post: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 00:57:51 GMT

Expires: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Assistant – RI CIPP Sheftall


The Center for Suicide Prevention and Research is hiring a research assistant (RA) for the Sheftall Research Lab. The primary role of the research assistant (RA) will be to collect data for a study examining early vulnerability factors in children at risk for suicidal behavior. Data will be collected on children ages 6 to 11 years and their biological parent/legal guardian. These families will be recruited from Nationwide Children’s Hospital Primary Care Centers (NCH-PCCs), the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Emergency Department (NCH-ED), and behavioral health clinics at NCH.


Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)



Behavioral Health Pavilion444 Butterfly Gardens DriveColumbus, Ohio 43215

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital?:
The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

Recruit families and obtain informed consent for study participation.

Screen potential participants, schedule, and track study visits.

Facilitate the completion of standardized and computerized measures to assess neurocognitive functioning and emotion regulation/reactivity in children and parents/legal guardians.

Facilitate observational tasks to assess family dynamics and emotion regulation/reactivity.

Enter and clean data.

Other administrative/research duties as required

Note: Regular, reliable and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled.




Bachelor’s degree in a social science, health or behavioral field.

Preferred Experience:

Must be able to use research methods in generating and collecting data and analyzing the data for report preparation.

Must be computer literate.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Must have ability to manage details, work independently, and meet deadlines.

Additionally, applicants must be self-motivated to meet project deadlines, detail orientated, a great problem solver, and adapt quickly to all situations that may arise.

 Applicants must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends to accommodate families’ schedules.

Interest and experience working with children and their families.

Experience with observational data collection methods. 


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