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Research Technician - Department of Surgery (Part Time)

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

Posting Number: req5429

Department: Surgery

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery seeks a Research Technician 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 Technician 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 Technician 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.

The mission of the University of Arizona - Department of Surgery is to foster excellence in patient care, surgical education, research, and technical innovation. We strive to be leaders and role models of excellence, innovation, and caring in all that we do, and we are committed to train the next generation of surgeon leaders.


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; state and optional 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.
  • 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 required.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 24

Job FTE: 0.6

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $13.07 - $14.00

Compensation Type: hourly rate

Grade

3

Career Stream and Level

OC3

Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function

Research

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Jessica Holmgren, HR Representative | jholmgren@surgery.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

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 an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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