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Clinical Research Assistant - Emergency Medicine

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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI College of Medicine

Clinical Research Assistant

(Part-Time, 50% FTE, 20 hours per week)

Essential Function

  • Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum. 
  • Work a variable schedule that could include day, evening and night shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Identifying eligible patients and approaching them for informed consent
  • Enrolling subjects as outlined in IRB approved protocols and performing study procedures
  • Provide HIV risk reduction counseling and testing to Emergency Department patients
  • Processing blood and body fluid specimens and preparing them for shipping
  • Working in conjunction with hospital clinical staff and communication with the treating teams
  • Provide administrative assistance to lead coordinators and principal investigators with documentation needs and research data maintenance and reporting


Characteristic Duties

Study Coordination

  • Assist in planning and implementing the clinical study’s goals and objectives; organize patient enrollment planning; conduct quality assurance activities; compile and analyze data
  • Coordinate nursing and patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities.
  • Develop and implement procedures, maintain records, track progress, and conduct quality assurance on data collected.
  • Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities


Minimum Qualifications:   Associate’s degree in related discipline or equivalent education/experience. 


Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:   Appropriate certification preferred.


This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 36047


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Clinic, Medical, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Research

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