Clinical Research Assistant (Part Time)(Multiple Positions)
Posting Number: req11201
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
Position HighlightsThe Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery seeks multiple Research Assistants to support the clinical research in trauma. This position will require evening and weekend availability. We are looking for candidates to serve as a clinical study Research Assistants 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 Assistants 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.
site visits, and various other duties or projects as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.
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: $16.34 - $21.40
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 2
Contact Information for Candidates
Jessica Holmgren | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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