Medical Research Associate PRN - Kansas City at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

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Location: Lenexa, Kansas

Job Description:
Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

Medical Research Associate PRN - Kansas City


Job ID: 2019-54746
Type: US-Midwest
# of Openings: 1
Category: Clinical Trial Support

PRA Health Sciences


Perform study specific clinical procedures, collect and record study data on CRF/SDs and interact with subjects during confinement and outpatient periods of clinical studies. Maintain the safety of subjects and data integrity for all studies.


Clinic Tasks:

  • Screen potential subjects.
  • Performs basic medical procedures according to protocol for specified study participants, including but not limited to informed consent, vital signs, Height,/Weight/BMI measurements, meals, water fast, phlebotomy (straight stick/draw from IV catheters), finger stick blood sugar, ECGs, UA, UDS, urine collection, fecal collection, pulse oximetry, AE/ConMed assessment , obtain medical history and assists with Investigational Product accountability
  • Ensures all study activities/procedures (during screening and clinical procedures) are completed on schedule and in accordance with the protocol, the FDA and the IRB requirements.
  • Performs non-medical activities such as distribution of scrubs, locks, DVDs, movies, games, front desk tasks (screening centre) etc.
  • Monitors subject safety.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions and may assist with specified equipment maintenance and stocking of supplies.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties as needed, including cleaning and making dorm beds, wiping down bedside tables, organizing subject resting and entertainment areas, cleaning screening exam rooms, etc.


  • Assist with study setup activities and perform check-in and check-out activities.
  • (Interacts with clients when appropriate (following proper communication path if needed) and ) perform/collect volunteer surveys
  • Complete training activities required for Level I.
  • Learn mentor/training activities with assigned mentor if applicable.
  • Attend staff meetings, briefings, etc
  • Explain and enforce / maintain subject house rules
  • Warn appropriate staff in case of medical emergency

Data Collection/Queries:

  • Accurately documents all study procedures on CRF/SDs.
  • Resolve data queries within 24hr period


  • Read, write, and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
  • 1-2 years work experience in a medical or clinical field.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

  • (Undergraduate) degree in a clinical, health- related area and/or minimum 1 year of equivalent work experience with similar position preferred.
  • Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Telemetry Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Laboratory Technician preferred.
  • BLS/Phlebotomist Certification.
  • Two years of equivalent work experience preferred.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.