University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Clinical Research Assistant

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 1 month ago(4/9/2018 10:15 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-30759
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W28-SHARE
  • Overview

    The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMASS Medical) is a group of diverse businesses that make a significant contribution and impact in higher education, medical research, healthcare consulting/delivery and biotechnology throughout the commonwealth and the world. 

     

    We were recognized by US News & World Report Rankings as one of the best graduate schools for Primary Care Education and rank in the top 10 percent in the nation!  At UMass Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine and MassBiologics, our commitment to excellence, diversity, competitive salary & benefits.  Work-life integration will allow you to build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to positively impact the health of people around the globe. 

     

    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. 

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Assist PI in development of protocol-specific tools to aid in study documentation
      • Assess eligibility of research subjects in accordance with the approved protocol and all applicable regulations including HIPAA
      • Obtain patient consent and Human Subject Committee approvals for minimal-risk studies as delegated by IRB-approved protocol
      • Collect, record, evaluate, update, and store/transport pertinent data and samples in relation to protocol
      • Track study enrollment and completion of milestones
      • Summarize research findings and prepare presentations
      • Perform literature searches
      • Schedule patient tests and/or interviews
      • Conduct patient telephone follow up
      • Stock, inventory, store, and order samples/supplies as needed to maintain appropriate operations
      • Review medical records and medical record abstractions for consistency and completeness
      • Comply with established policies, health and safety regulations and requirements, procedures, and department objectives
      • Maintain patient and study subject confidentiality
      • Perform other duties as required.

     

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or health care field, or related experience
    • Experience in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.

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