The Clinical Research Assistant 1 assists the research team in the implementation and conduct of clinical trials per federal, state and institutional guidelines by performing delegated tasks during all phases of trials from pre-study implementation through study closure.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assists with the implementation and conduct of clinical research projects as delegated to assure successful achievement of quality, safety, regulatory and financial outcomes including maintaining regulatory binders, recruiting and retaining study subjects, researching billing compliance, performing procedures and collecting data, query resolution.
Performs specific technical tasks and procedures which may include performing phlebotomies, recording test subject's vital signs, height and weight, collecting and distributing subject diaries and questionnaires, and other study specific procedures or tests as assigned. Records data.
Assists with approved research subject recruitment, retention and communication including conducting telephone screens, participating in research marketing activities such as health fairs, building and maintaining department databases of potential subjects, scheduling study subject appointments, making and receiving subject telephone calls, and relaying appropriate information.
Maintains inventory of study-specific and clinical supplies. Works to assure protocol compliance and efficient workflow including organizing clinical work areas, counting and ordering lab kits, shipping materials, and checking and replacing expired items.
Prepares Institutional Review Board materials and communications.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Good written and oral communication skills.
Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Access or other database experience preferred.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to manage time sensitive projects in order to meet deadlines.
Phlebotomy skills preferred.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent - Bachelor's in Psychology or Public Health preferred
EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
Ideal candidate: the ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or public health with an interest in behavioral health research in trauma exposed populations.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!