MEDICAL & MOLECULAR GENETICS (IN-MMGE-IUINA)
- Supports the collection and banking of biospecimens from multiple research studies and sites with the NCRAD biorepository.
- Responsible for constructing biospecimen collection kits shipments to research sites per the study protocol.
- Responsible for tracking biospecimen shipments from research sites and entering data into the study research database about biospecimen samples received.
- Assists in the conduct of clinical research studies or trials following established protocols and standard operating procedures.
- Assists with identifying and recruiting subjects for clinical research studies or trials; calls/schedules subjects for appointments per protocol; performs screening, consenting and interviewing/data collection in adherence with the assigned study protocol and in accordance with good clinical principals; collects patient consent and authorization for treatment intervention documents and performs those interventions as needed.
- Conducts routine experiments and/or coordinates research study procedures in accordance with SOPs; receives, collects, and records study data in database; communicates and keeps researchers and/or PI up-to-date on any problems or concerns related to the research study or trial; may be responsible for collecting clinical samples (such as blood, sample tissue, etc.) for research including any storage measures.
- Assists with advertising and other information for participant recruitment; assists in developing and sharing educational and informational resources with subjects and families.
- Ensures proper documentation of Case Report Forms, regulatory documents, PI notes, and any other mandatory study-related documents and ensures quality and accuracy; archives documents for study per sponsor, government and institutional requirements; keeps accurate records and provides necessary documents for regulatory audits.
- Maintains and manages inventory and research study supplies; may be responsible for facilitating disbursement of study participant payments.
- Provides various additional research study support (such as protocol research in medical library/online databases, summarizing literature reviews for study hypothesis, grant preparation, manuscript review/editing, literature searches, and/or transcription).
- Stays up-to-date on regulatory affairs and/or clinical research best practices by attending continuing education classes, conferences, seminars, and project team meetings.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCE
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
- Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field; OR
- Associate degree in allied health profession plus 1 year of patient-related or research experience; OR
- Bachelor's degree in any field OR 3 years of college-level science plus 2 years patient-related or research experience; OR
- High school diploma or GED plus 5 years patient-related or research experience that includes 2 years of experience with clinical studies.
Working Conditions / Demands
- Proficient communication skills.
- Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
- Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
- Highly thorough and dependable.
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.
Career Level: Intermediate
Job Function: Research
Job Family: Clinical Research
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