Clinical Research Assistant (Department of Hematology/Oncology)
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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Assistant (Department of Hematology/Oncology)
Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Assistant A
Job Description Summary
To assist the Project Manager of two (2) recently funded studies (eREACH and MyCancerGene) in development, implementation and recruitment.
Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data. Responsible to assist with study coordination and recruitment for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects within a specific division. Works directly with study physicians, research coordinators, project managers, and other research staff. Performs screening visits, consenting of participants, processing and shipping of labs, entering data into databases, and escorting participants to other testing/procedure areas. Help advance the research mission of the Division and University.
Position contingent upon funding.
Perform standard office duties, such as answering phones, scheduling and coordinating study visits, necessary testing, and meetings; screening and triaging requests; managing correspondence, organizing office and research supplies, submitting purchasing orders, maintaining files and records (both paper and electronic), scanning, archiving, de-identifying subject records
Responsible for preparing charts and binders for study visits, to include but not limited to making copies, accessing databases, creating documents. Sending out study patient packets that include the questionnaires, documents and study materials needed for that visit
Completing documentation and data entry for each call. Research data entry. Maintain and update study databases. Obtain records and any other material required to complete case report forms and comply with protocols.
Sort, review, screen and distribute incoming and outgoing e-mail; prepare, compose and ensure timely responses to a variety of routine written inquiries. Answer calls on a daily basis and handle accordingly.
Scheduling appointments for patients for study visits and with other divisions and/or service centers as required by the protocol. Arranging transportation to and from study visits
Prepare patient and healthcare provider reports after study visits on a monthly basis. Maintain an electronic copy of these documents
Schedule subjects for appointments, procedures, or inpatient stays as required by study protoco
Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms.
Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, or discussions with physicians and nurses.
Prepare study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
High School Grad/GE Degree and 1 to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$16.60 - $25.01 Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
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