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.
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
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.
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.