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Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Surgery (Part Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req19651

Department: Surgery

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery seeks a Research Assistant to support the clinical research in trauma. This position will require evening and weekend availability.

We are looking for a candidate to serve as a clinical study Research Assistant for trials that will provide 24/7 direct observation and data collection to screen and enroll participants in hemorrhage control, resuscitation, spinal cord injury, surgical site infections, traumatic brain injury, etc. The Research Assistant will work closely with the manager to facilitate the trial by screening, recording interventions, obtaining labs, completing case report forms, assisting with query resolution, and interviewing and scheduling study participants for follow-up.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Screen study participants and evaluate potential participants to ensure they meet eligibility by communicating with the treatment team.
  • Explain trial to participant, consent, and enroll them into the study.
  • Work with Trauma Research Manager to schedule and/or coordinate the scheduling of required laboratory tests with the Banner lab.
  • Assess and follow patients through trauma, OR, IR, ICU through clinic visit, determining if protocol is being followed or other problems. Notify Trauma Research Manager if problems arise.
  • Complete case report forms for each study participant, and maintain and organize participant binders ensuring that consents are up-to-date.
  • Enter data from case report forms into electronic database.
  • Attend site visits, and various other duties or projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a clinical trial.
  • Conferred degree or working towards a degree in science or research.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 24

Job FTE: 0.60

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $18.15 - $22.69

Compensation Type: hourly rate



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The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Clinical Research

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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Jessica Holmgren |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

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At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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