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Research Psychologist

Company: Hospital for Special Surgery
Location: New York
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewHow you move is why we're here. Now more than ever.Get back to what you need and love to do.The possibilities are endless...Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximizethe abundant opportunities for growth and success.If this describes you then let's talk!HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterpriseResearch PsychologistComplex Joint Reconstruction CenterFull-TimeOverview:Responsible for providing research input in the area of psychology and particularly preoperative patient evaluation. This role will be responsible for supporting, promoting, coordinating the implementation and development of research protocols related to the Total Knee Improvement Program (TKIP). Works with internal and external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude research projects associated with TKIP. This position must be able to work independently and within a team setting.Job Responsibilities:The main responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following in a research setting:* Surveying the literature to identify gaps in existing knowledge* Formulating appropriate research questions and hypotheses pertinent to the area of interest* Defining best evaluation metrics* Work and help administrate psychological workgroup for TKIP program* Administering psychological tests (i.e., personality, performance, or aptitude tests), Conducts interviews, distributing and analyzing questionnaires and surveys. Will also interpret results and associate with clinical application* Provides input at start up, as needed throughout the study for protocol improvement, and will be readily available for urgent patient/protocol related correspondence* Providing instruction on methods and techniques needed to conduct psychological research* Completing and submitting grant applications to obtain additional funding as needed* Disseminating your findings at departmental workshops, academic conferences, and in appropriate journals.* Helping to prepare scientific publications and eventual grant application* Ensuring consistent adherence to ethical guidelines governing the study of human participantQualificationsMINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education/Training:* Master's degree required, PhD preferredExperience:* 2+ years of experience in a clinical setting or equivalent training* Research experience preferred* Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice and Good Technology Practice* Proficient use of computers and software* Experience in the administration of questionnaire* Knowledge of Orthopaedic and/or Rheumatologic terminology is a plus.Pay Range - MinimumUSD $80,000.00/Yr.Pay Range - MaximumUSD $90,000.00/Yr.

Keywords: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York , Research Psychologist, Healthcare , New York, New York

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