Clinical Research Assistant
Job posting number: #7111059
Posted: September 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionDepartment Information
The mission of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University School of Medicine is to advance the health care of women in the State of Indiana and further impact the quality of women's health care both nationally and abroad. With a steady commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, fellow and resident population to better serve the community, the department is educating the next generation of OB-GYN physicians and improving women’s health in Indiana.
The department has a long history of outstanding education, clinical care, quality improvement, and basic, clinical and translational research. The IU School of Medicine OB-GYN teaching faculty and appointed clinical faculty at all 9 campuses throughout Indiana are eager to teach and have medical students as part of their teams.
Assists in the conduct of clinical research studies or trials following established protocols and standard operating procedures; prepares and organizes space; sets up study-related equipment and supplies.
Sets up and monitors various research study protocols, such as data collection efforts.
Assists with routine data collection to support clinical research (such as documenting vital signs, performing phlebotomy, etc.).
Schedules/calls subjects for appointments as directed; obtains screening information via phone or in person from script template for minimal risk studies; records and maintains screening/enrollment/master subject logs.
Ensures proper recording and archival of all regulatory documents, including informed consent forms for submission to regulatory agencies; files all appropriate correspondence.
Provides other various support for clinical research efforts (makes copies, prepares transmittal sheets for mailings, sends out various resources/information).
High school diploma or GED
1 year patient-related or clinical research experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Completion of an accredited Medical Assisting program
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Proficient communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency in direct and indirect patient related activities
In-depth knowledge of standard operating procedures and various testing techniques
Familiarity with automated and non-automated testing equipment
Proficiency at computer data entry/retrieval
Ability to work independently and perform concurrent tasks
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.