Clinical Research Associate I

Post #
7764
Company
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Department
Cancer Prevention and Control
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days
Salary
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Associate I. The Clinical Research Associate I will conduct all aspects of patient screening and recruitment, obtaining informed consent, data and specimen collection, tracking and follow-up in a clinical and community environment for the Data Bank and Biorepository (DBBR) at Roswell Park. The incumbent will also review medical records; interview patients and non-patients for study eligibility and enrollment; screen participants for study eligibility using hospital information systems; monitor enrolled patients and communicate with clinical staff to coordinate a variety of serial biospecimens and research data; create and maintain accurate research records; ensure timely delivery of biospecimens to the laboratory when necessary; conduct telephone, email and mail follow-up with patients; assist with operating procedures and preparation of institutional reports when required; attend community recruitment events that may occasionally occur evenings and weekends. A flexible schedule is required for this position.

Qualifications

The applicant must have an Associate’s degree in a health or science related field; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and two years of clinical research, acute care or related experience. The preferred candidate will have: Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years experience in clinical or health related research; Experience working with the public at large and/or in community events; The preferred candidate will also have phlebotomy training (or be willing to train as a phlebotomist); Experience using electronic research or medical records; Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft software; The preferred candidate will be outgoing, enjoys working with the public and hospital patients, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, and has the ability to excel working in a team environment. Must also be self motivated and conscientious about your work. Attention to detail is paramount.

This is a grant-funded position.  Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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