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Clinical Research Assistant

Rush University Medical Center
Illinois Medical District, IL
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Jan 15, 2022

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Job Title: Clinical Research Assistant
Shift: 1st
Job Number: 2021-4242
Date Posted: 12/16/2021
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Job Qualifications:

Clinical Research Assistant

Position Highlights:
The Clinical Research Assistant will assist with activities of clinical research studies conducted by PI(s) which may include grant-funded, industry sponsored, and investigator-initiated clinical research studies.
S/he will perform basic duties involving the collection, compilation, and documentation of clinical research data.
The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:
May assist with recruitment, screening and scheduling potential study participants.
Assists with collection and entry of data into study case report forms and/or electronic data capture system and respond to queries in a timely manner
May collect and assist with the submission of study related documents, study protocols and study protocol amendments for submission to the IRB per policy and procedure
Maintains accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent and HIPAA Authorization forms, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, study related communication as assigned.
May collect, process and ship potentially biohazardous specimens
May administer structured tests and questionnaires according to research study protocols. May utilize study-related technology and equipment as part of data collection procedures
Gather and prepare study-related materials for participants visits

Position Qualifications Include:
High School Diploma.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Troubleshoots field issues when necessary. Uses discretion to resolve issues when unplanned events arise.
Detail oriented with high attention to accuracy.
Ability to build rapport , navigate sensitive topics, and maintain confidentiality with a diverse pool of research participants.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to collaborate within multi-disciplinary team settings.
Availability to work evenings, overnight and weekends if called for under the study protocols.
Travel may be required.

Preferred Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Sciences or health-related discipline.

Company Highlights:
Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among US academic medical centers in a study conducted by the health care performance improvement company Vizient.
RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.
Ranked among the top 20 "Best Places to Work" by Indeed.
Rush University Medical Center received five stars in a quality rating system by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush University Medical Center is the only five-star academic medical center in the Chicago area.
Rush has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics three times.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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