Clinical Research Assistant, Shriver Center

Company Name:
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist PI in development of protocol-specific tools to aid in study documentation
Assess eligibility of research subjects in accord with HIPAA regulations for IRB-approved protocols
Obtain consent for minimal-risk studies as delegated by IRB-approved protocol
Collect, record, evaluate, and update pertinent data 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
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.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific or health care field, or equivalent experience
Experience in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
Oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
Experience with working with Children with Intellectual Disabilities strongly preferred.
Position will be located in Charlestown with some travel to Worcester.
Date: 2014-05-08
Country: US
State: MA
City: Waltham
Postal Code: 02452

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