Job Title: Clinical Research Assistant - Full-time
Department: Pediatric Admin
Job Number: 2022-2897
Date Posted: 08/03/2022
Position Type: Research
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.
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
Required Job Qualifications:
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 Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Sciences or health-related discipline.
Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
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