- Social Worker/TBI Care Manager
- Research Participant Recruiter – Full Time Employment Opportunity
- Full-time Research Assistant
- Student Volunteers
SOCAL WORKER/ TBI Care Manager:
MossRehab/ Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute seeks one or more individuals to serve in the role of Traumatic Brain Injury Care Manager (TCM) for a 5-year, multi-center pragmatic clinical trial to be conducted in the inpatient unit of the Drucker Brain Injury Center.
We will consider applicants desiring either part-time or full-time employment. The TCM(s) will be responsible for providing a telephone-based case management intervention for research participants with traumatic brain injury (TBI), and will assist in developing the treatment manual and materials.
Bachelors or Masters degree in Social Work or related field required. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Prior experience in working with persons with TBI and knowledge of local resources serving this population strongly preferred; prior experience in case management strongly preferred; prior experience in following a research protocol preferred.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Benefits package is competitive and dependent on proportion of full-time position worked. This position requires occasional travel and occasional work outside of regular business hours. Send CV or resume, names and contact information for 3 professional references, and cover letter (required), including preferred number of hours per week, to Kevin Whelihan, MRRI Research Administrator, at email@example.com.
Research Participant Recruiter – Full Time Employment Opportunity
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute is seeking two research participant recruiters to join the MRRI Research Registry team. These individuals will play a key role in advancing the mission of the MRRI Research Registry: to provide recruitment infrastructure and support for MRRI research labs that study how stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and other neurological disorders impact cognition, behavior, and movement.
Two full time positions are available immediately. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Position work involves: screening patients for eligibility to participate in the Research Registry using hospital charts and neuropsychological assessments; educating patients and families about research participation opportunities at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute; entry and updating of research participant information in an in-house database; and working with other Registry team members to optimize Registry procedures and participant outreach. The positions are based at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute in Elkins Park, PA, and require travel to other MossRehab locations. Must be a clear and effective communicator, have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and be capable of learning on the job and working independently. The ideal candidates will have prior experience working with patients or special populations. Preferred: knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with the acute rehabilitation/outpatient therapy settings.
This is a long-term employment opportunity, with the potential for advancement into a team leadership position. MossRehab offers a competitive salary and healthcare benefits package along with tuition reimbursement.
BA/BS level minimum.
Eligible applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of 2 references that can attest to your work and/or academic history and why you are a strong candidate for the position relative to the above requirements.
Interested applicants may EMAIL or MAIL their resume and references to:
Sharon M. Antonucci, PhD CCC-SLP
Phone: 215 663-6561
Mail: Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute; 50 Township Line Rd., Elkins Park, PA, 19027.
Full-time Research Assistant
The Cognition and Action Lab at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI), directed by Dr. Laurel Buxbaum, has an opening beginning late spring/early summer 2019 for a full-time Research Assistant. The position involves assisting on an NIH-funded study of tool use action as it relates to cognitive control, concept representation, and motor planning, and includes research on healthy and stroke populations using behavioral experiments and state-of-the art functional and structural neuroimaging. Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute is a supportive, stimulating academic environment offering many training opportunities, including close collaboration with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, and is located near the vibrant city of Philadelphia. We offer competitive compensation, an attractive benefits plan including medical/dental/vision coverage, generous vacation time, and tuition reimbursement.
See our laboratory website at http://www.mrri.org/focus-areas/cognition-and-action-laboratory. Applicants must have a strong academic background (BA/BS or MA/MS) in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a related field, coursework and experience in statistics and research methods, excellent organizational, analytic, and interpersonal skills, and programming ability in EPrime or Matlab. Prior human behavioral research lab experience is essential. Applicants able to commit to the position for 2 years will be given strong priority.
To apply, please email a cover letter detailing experience with the above, CV including details of technical and statistical skills, and 2-3 professional reference letters to: Mr. Harrison Stoll (Stollhar@einstein.edu) with the header “Research Assistant Cognition and Action Lab”.
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
On occasion, one or more of the Labs at MRRI accepts graduate or undergraduate students to assist with Lab activities for a limited period of time, typically during the summer. These are unpaid positions and may be full- or part-time. Send an email to the Director of the Lab(s) that interest you to inquire about availability of volunteer positions.