Oct 26, 2022

Research Assistant

$15.00 - $16.50 hourly
  • WestCare Foundation, Inc.
  • 2415 North Gateway Avenue, Harriman, TN, USA
Full-Time Research

Job Description

Salary: $15-$16.50 / HOURLY

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k Matching
  • Health Savings Account

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a degree in Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or other field related to the position is preferred;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Veterans are preferred

  • Serves as a member of the Research and Evaluation Team, collecting baseline, discharge, and follow-up data on clients;
  • Scores assessment instruments and develops and enters data into statistical databases;
  • Enters results of all evaluation tools in the Clinical Database System (CDS);
  • Monitors quantitative and qualitative data collection processes and coordinates the compilation and management of data;
  • Maintains a tracking and follow-up log for all clients;
  • Engages and builds rapport with all clients to assist with tracking and follow-up, and administers Client Perception Surveys;
  • Conducts chart audits for evaluation purposes and Client and Staff focus groups;
  • Maintains Research and Evaluation files for each client;
  • Conducts basic statistical analyses and produces reports as required ;
  • Produces reports for the Program Director, Area Director, and/or Regional Vice President as needed;
  • Provides feedback to the Program Director, Area Director, and/or Regional Vice President regarding attainment of goals and objective as well as data collection
Position Summary:
The Research Assistant is responsible for maintaining the Clinical Database System (CDS), conducting basic statistical analyses, tracking clients, and conducting client follow-up assessments.

What is WestCare?
WestCare, a family of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, provides a wide spectrum of health and human services in both residential and outpatient environments. Our services include substance abuse and addiction treatment, homeless and runaway shelters, domestic violence treatment and prevention, and mental health programs.


Mental Health, Social Service, General-Other: Administrative-Clerical



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