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Research-Scientist--Neuroscience--Military-veterans-preferred

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Kelly Services, Inc.

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Somerset, MD

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Research Scientist - Neuroscience \u2013 NIH \u2013 Bethesda, MD\r
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. \u00a0Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. \u00a0We are currently seeking a Research Scientist - Neuroscience to work onsite with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)\u00a0in Bethesda, MD.\u00a0\r
This is a long-term contract position which offers:\r
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package\r
- Tremendous growth opportunity\r
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center\r
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at www.kellygovernmentsolutions.com\r
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TASKS\r
Clinical
Responsibilities\r
The contractor shall:\r
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\tCoordinate the initiation of research study protocol, operating policies and procedures as they pertain to EEG.\r
\tPerform physiological studies that will add to the fundamental knowledge of the advancement of human health.\r
\tPerform physiological studies to understand the relationship between the brain and the peripheral nervous system; study how brain activities impact function.\r
\tInvestigate the science behind improving outpatient procedures; work on improving technology; spend time with patients to assess ailments while working with the medical team.\r
\tIndependently obtain satisfactory recordings of electroencephalograms (EEG) and evoked potentials in neurological patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis; perform specialized motor control studies.\r
\tProvide information about the procedure to the patient and/or the referring physicians and scientists; obtain applicable patient history and information necessary for the interpretation of tests; consider special needs for different patient population and maintain patient confidentiality.\r
\tReview all records and make necessary notations before submitting them for interpretation; check all recordings before the patient leaves the laboratory.\r
\tPerform or assist physicians in obtaining physiological studies including blink reflex testing, tremor evaluation, myoclonus evaluation, sensory temporal discrimination threshold testing, and other related electrophysiological testing.\r
\tCoordinate the collection and analysis of research data and analysis systems; ensure that all records are complete.\r
\tWork with neurologists, neurophysiologists and other professional staff members to gather and prepare material for publication and illustration.\u00a0\r
\tAttend conferences and seminars; read literature to remain current in recording techniques, infection control and diagnostic information.\r
\tMaintain current CPR and infection control certification.\r
\tKeep informed of protocol and pharmacological studies in development.\r
\tUtilize the computer based system (CRIS), receiving examination requisition and retrieving patient information needed for examinations.\r
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Laboratory Responsibilities\r
The contractor shall:\r
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\tMaintain equipment and ensure that the examining rooms are in sanitary and proper working order.\u00a0\r
\tStock the laboratory with necessary supplies; perform inventories of supplies and submit purchase orders to ensure adequate supplies.\r
\tUnderstand appropriate calibration and troubleshooting techniques.\r
\tUnderstand infection control guidelines and equipment regulations.\r
\tMaintain logbooks, records and computerized files.\r
\tArchive, retrieve and compile data as requested.\r
\tCollaborate with the staff in the filing and storing of reports and maintenance of record library.\r
\tSchedule testing and clinic appointments; initiate medical records; make admission room reservations in the absence of staff.\r
\tTrain the fellows in the Section on neurophysiological testing procedures, including ear plug insertion training.\u00a0\r
\tOversee Safety Management of laboratories; act as the Safety officer for the Section; perform periodic safety checks.\u00a0\r
\tMaintain laboratory to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.\u00a0\r
\tWork with the Biomedical Engineer to manage the IT HMCS infrastructure.\r
\tMaintain inventory of laboratory equipment.\u00a0\r
\tTrouble-shoot equipment in case of malfunction.\u00a0\r
\tArrange maintenance contracts as needed and maintenance when required.\u00a0\r
\tWork with Biomedical Engineer to maintain matlab, neuroscan and spss licenses; order licenses and other supplies through electronic ordering (POTS).\r
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REQUIREMENTS\r
The contractor ideally has:\r
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\tMaster\u2019s degree or Ph.D. in Physiology, Neuroscience or a related discipline.\r
\tMinimum of three (3) years of experience in clinical research.\r
\tComputer skills including Excel and other Microsoft Office Software.\r
\tStrong communication skills, both oral and written.\r
\tExcellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.\r
\tAbility to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.\r
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PLEASE APPLY ONLINE\r
Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. \u00a0Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. \u00a0All qualified candidates will be contacted.\rAbout
Kelly Services\u00ae

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.]]

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Kelly Services, Inc.
Website : http://www.kellyservices.com

Company Profile
William Russell Kelly founded the company in Detroit on October 7, 1946, operating as the Russell Kelly Office Service. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. The company was renamed Kelly Girl Service in 1957, and it became Kelly Services® in 1966 to reflect the growing services of the company. Established in the International Marketplace In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France. Today, we offer a full suite of outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions—delivered globally from over a 70-year heritage of dynamic talent innovations. Total Sales Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Fortune U.S. Rank Kelly Services is currently ranked 490 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies.

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