Supports the Clinical Research Coordinators and assists with a variety of duties related to the conduct of clinical research protocols. The work largely focuses on attending to administrative details (approximately 50-70% of the time) with regard to clinical research, assist with the study start-up process, file regulatory documents, collects financial disclosure forms, schedule subjects, complete case report forms, and transport test article from the pharmacy to subjects.
The Research Assistant may also perform blood draws, collect vitals, perform EKG’s, recruit, screen and schedule study participants, process and aliquot samples and interact with subjects as directed by the coordinator for back-up or special testing, e.g., neurology tests, subject questionnaires (approximately 30-50% of the time).
Requires strong computer, written, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills and a high school diploma. Experience in health care or research is preferable.