2017 - Orthopaedic Trauma Surg Research Assistant

4 years 8 months ago #35366 by HSS OTS
Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Location: Hospital for Special Surgery; New York, New York
Preceptor: Dr. Dean G. Lorich

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong writing, communication, and analytical skills (statistics experience is a plus)
Orthopaedic surgery research interest a plus
Self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and dedication required
English fluency required


Overseeing all data entry and data collection on ongoing projects
Collaborating with orthopaedic residents, fellows and attendings on research projects
Collecting data on research subjects via review of patient charts, imaging, etc. and maintenance of databases
Assisting the research coordinator in preparing research protocols/applications (IRB, IACUC, HIPAA, etc)
Assisting the research coordinator in preparing grant proposals
Identifying, consenting, and acting as a resource for study participants
Assisting with lab work, including cadaver dissections
Data analysis and the writing or editing of abstracts and manuscript
Creating presentations for orthopaedic conferences


Working in an internationally recognized orthopaedic trauma department
Co-authorship on articles published in peer-review journals
Attending orthopaedic conferences and case presentations
Continued development of rigorous research methods and critical reasoning
Observing patient evaluations during weekly orthopaedic trauma clinic
Observing orthopaedic surgery cases in the OR
Unparalleled exposure to cutting-edge clinical and laboratory-based research, patient care, diagnostic imaging, and the inner workings of a high volume orthopaedic practice

Start date:

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. A minimum one year time commitment is required.

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