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Clinical Research Assistant

Company: Indiana University
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The IU Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology has a distinguished tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation in research and education. Consistently ranked among the top 15 programs nationally by US News and World Report, we are one of the largest divisions in the country with enormous breadth of clinical and research expertise in the areas Liver, General Gastroenterology, ERCP, EUS, Motility and IBD. Come find out how you can share your passion with us and your future patients!
Job Summary
Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Assists the nurses in kit building/prep, patient scheduling, phone calls, equipment set-up/ordering, etc. General Responsibilities
    • Assists in the conduct of clinical research studies or trials following established protocols and standard operating procedures; prepares and organizes space; sets up study-related equipment and supplies.
    • Sets up and monitors various research study protocols, such as data collection efforts.
    • Assists with routine data collection to support clinical research (such as documenting vital signs, performing phlebotomy, etc.).
    • Schedules/calls subjects for appointments as directed; obtains screening information via phone or in person from script template for minimal risk studies; records and maintains screening/enrollment/master subject logs.
    • Ensures proper recording and archival of all regulatory documents, including informed consent forms for submission to regulatory agencies; files all appropriate correspondence.
    • Provides other various support for clinical research efforts (makes copies, prepares transmittal sheets for mailings, sends out various resources/information). Qualifications
      • High school diploma or GED WORK EXPERIENCE
        • 1 year of patient-related or clinical research experience LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
          • Completion of an accredited Medical Assisting program SKILLS
            • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
            • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
            • Proficient communication skills
            • Demonstrated proficiency in direct and in-direct patient related activities
            • In-depth knowledge of standard operating procedures and various testing techniques
            • Familiarity with automated and non-automated testing equipment
            • Proficiency at computer data entry/retrieval
            • Ability to work independently and perform concurrent tasks Working Conditions / Demands
              The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
              Benefits Overview
              For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
              • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
              • Dental insurance
              • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
              • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
              • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
              • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
              • Tuition benefit for IU classes
              • 10 paid holidays per year
              • Generous Paid Time Off
              • Paid Parental Leave
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure .
                Job Classification
                Career Level: Foundational
                FLSA: Nonexempt
                Job Function: Research
                Job Family: Clinical Research
                Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.
                Posting Disclaimer
                Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
                This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
                If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
                New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
                Equal Employment Opportunity
                Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
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