Clinical Research Assistant

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Greendale, MA
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Clinical Research Assistant is responsible for performing delegated tasks and procedures involving human subjects in support of clinical research protocols.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Assist PI in development of protocol-specific tools to aid in study documentationAssess eligibility of research subjects in accordance with the approved protocol and all applicable regulations including HIPAAObtain patient consent and Human Subject Committee approvals for minimal-risk studies as delegated by IRB-approved protocolCollect, record, evaluate, update, and store/transport pertinent data and samples in relation to protocolTrack study enrollment and completion of milestonesSummarize research findings and prepare presentationsPerform literature searchesSchedule patient tests and/or interviewsConduct patient telephone follow upStock, inventory, store, and order samples/supplies as needed to maintain appropriate operationsReview medical records and medical record abstractions for consistency and completenessComply with established policies, health and safety regulations and requirements, procedures, and department objectivesMaintain patient and study subject confidentialityPerform other duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors degree in a scientific or health care field, or related experienceExperience in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)Oral and written communication skillsExcellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.

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