Pharmacy Research Assistant Intern

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7237014 (Ref:ccf20267266)

Posted: April 17, 2024

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.      


The ideal caregiver is someone who: 

Is professional, responsible, and punctual. 

Thrives in a team environment.  

Demonstrates a strong work ethic.  

Effectively multi-tasks while paying attention to details and staying organized.  

• Is a junior or senior in college majoring in Toxicology, Pharmaceutics, Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, Chemistry, or a related major.


At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 


  • Assists research team with research study related tasks.
  • Assists with completion of protocol related activities.
  • As delegated, may be required to attain and maintain clinical competencies for unlicensed. caregivers such as phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG, POC testing and other testing as required.
  • Assists with the development and coordination of the research subject schedule in compliance with the research protocol.
  • Assists with the collection, recording and maintenance of research study records.
  • Understands basic concepts of study design. Demonstrates comprehension of assigned research protocols. Develops and maintains knowledge of research protocol to coordinate the comprehensive and compliant execution of assigned protocols.
  • May assist in the development and maintenance of research tools, such as spreadsheets, questionnaires and/or brochures. Maintains study personnel certification records (License, CV, CITI).
  • Establishes and maintains filing systems.  Orders and stocks supplies.
  • Maintains professional relationships, including frequent and open effective communication with internal and external customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology helpful.
  • Bachelor’s Degree may offset experience requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of computer-based skills, especially in the use of work processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software, and the ability to undertake internet searches.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Within 90 days of hire, must successfully complete certification in Human Subjects Research as required by the Responsible Conduct of Research guidelines adopted by Cleveland Clinic.
  • Continually demonstrates competency with defined requirements for the position as established by Cleveland Clinic.


  • None Required.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Requires excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to take direction and appropriate action in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.  Degree may offset experience requirement.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information
  • In some locations, ability to move up to 25 pounds

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Pay Range

Minimum hourly: $16.47

Maximum hourly: $23.61

The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the anticipated range for new hires. While the pay range is displayed as an hourly rate, Cleveland Clinic recruiters will clarify whether the compensation is hourly or salary. A successful candidate's actual compensation will be determined after taking factors into consideration such as the candidate's work history, experience, skill set, and education. This is not inclusive of the value of Cleveland Clinic's benefits package, which includes among other benefits, healthcare/dental/vision and retirement.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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