Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology. The position is located at Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position assists investigators as coordinator of a basic to moderately complex clinical research study; may be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance. Will assist in executing some non-medical components of trials (screening tests, surveys, etc).
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Routinely implements and manages all phases of study/protocol; ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; maintains and establishes record-keeping systems; makes assessments and determinations of participants’ progress in the study; analyzes, investigates, and reports adverse events; makes decisions as when to notify physicians of issues, when to stop participant inclusion, and/or to make and/or recommend adjustment of the protocol of particular participants; resolves IRB/protocol management issues and assist in developing corrective action as appropriate; serves as liaison with coordinating centers, funding or sponsoring agency as appropriate.
Routinely screens and enrolls study participants; makes and/or participates in making determinations of eligibility based on diagnostic criteria and/or observations/analysis in participant interviews; develops informed consent packets for study participants and confers with participants to explain purpose of study and obtain completed informed consent packets; explains diagnostic procedures and treatment plans to address participant/family concerns; administers/scores tests or (simple screening tests, surveys, evaluations) and ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
Routinely ensures timely completion of all protocol requirements (assessment, lab testing, procedures and treatments) to include scheduling and facilitating the patient’s timely completion of protocol requirements; collects, and enter clinical data in study specific databases, prepares reports which include accrual numbers, primary study data, adverse events, and outcome measures as appropriate for the study.�
Assist in minor regulatory paperwork.
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred.
A combination of relevant work and education equaling 4 years may substitute for this requirement.
Working knowledge of computer programs and systems, with communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $42,494 - $53,144 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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