Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Research Assistant in Inglewood, California


Scope of the Position

The Research Assistant is responsible for outcomes data collection and administration. This position works cooperatively with program staff to ensure compliance. This position will work out of our Inglewood site.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors and processes clinical outcome measures.

  • Conducts data cleaning and helps ensure quality of data collected.

  • Consults with individual program staff regarding administration and scoring of various outcome measures.

  • Drafts and provides written and verbal feedback regarding outcomes projects to program management and staff.

  • Participates in training staff on administering outcome measures.

  • Maintains adequate supplies of measures for each program and project.

  • Performs other administrative duties as needed.

  • May perform translation services as needed.

  • Develops outcome administration and compliance reports.

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement projects.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Social Science, Psychology, Sociology or similar.

  • Ability to gain a strong working knowledge of statistical methods including logic, models, and evaluation.

  • Support the values and mission of Didi Hirsch as related to employment.

  • Know and comply with Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, DMH policies and regulations, and other state, federal regulations as they apply to this position.

  • Present ideas, information, and viewpoints clearly, both verbally and in writing.

  • Efficiently use personal computer to include: Word, Excel, Access and SPSS.

  • Utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make decisions.

  • Experience or training in research and evaluation preferred.

  • Demonstrate commitment to team objectives.

  • Adapt to changing needs by acquiring new skills and knowledge.

  • Current California driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

Candidates must be able to clear all criminal background checks in order to qualify for this position.

Requisition Number: 16-0189

Post Date: 9/15/2016

Title: Research Assistant

Full Time/Part Time: FT/Non-Exempt - Hourly

Division: Research and Evaluation

Pay Frequency: Semi-Monthly

City: Inglewood

State: CA