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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Clinical Trial Research Assistant in Iowa City, Iowa

Clinical Trial Research Assistant Posting ID123627DepartmentAnesthesia/Carver College of MedicineJobcodeClin Trials Rsrch Asst/Data MgWorking TitleClinical Trial Research AssistantDetailsThe University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Anesthesia is seeking a Clinical Trial and Data Management Research Assistant to principally assist in the conduct and management of a study of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. There will be an opportunity to assist with other clinical trials as well. This person will identify, recruit and consent research subjects from multiple clinics in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. They will also schedule and escort research subjects to their appointments, collect data by questionnaires, conduct tests of somatosensation, and enter data in OnCore. They will maintain source documents, case report forms, other study and institutional review forms in a timely and accurate fashion. An ability to work independently yet coordinate and collaborate with other researchers and investigators is necessary. The initial position is for one year and may be extended for a second year.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Review patient charts, clinic schedules and other related information to identify potential study participants and do so in a manner that complies with Institutional Review Board requirements and in response to research needs.* Recruit and enroll participants, ensuring all the prerequisites are complete and conform to required parameters.* Explain the study and its intent to participants/family and assist in obtaining consent to be enrolled in protocol.* Schedule participants for procedures or follow up as required by the study protocol, arrange for follow-ups with study participants, and maintain records of their visits and interviews.* Administer questionnaires and conduct testing of sensory thresholds.* Obtain, process and ship human blood and tissue samples as directed.* Communicate protocol deviations and concerns immediately to PI.* Enters protocol patient data into electronic databases ensuring that all prerequisites are completed and within required parameters; identifies any deviations.* Maintain study source documents, data and records.* Prepare monthly research progress reports* Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of any necessary equipment.* Assist with procurement and storage of supplies and materials.* Assists in the preparation of IRB forms, reports, modifications and continuing reviews.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.* Some experience (at least 6 months) with human subject research* Excellent written, verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required.* Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal guidance once trained.* Able to receive direction, attentive to detail and interested in learning new skills.* Proficient with computer software applicationsDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:* Experience abstracting data from charts or using EPIC to search for potential research subjects.* Experience with OnCore.* Experience interacting with patients* Knowledge of IRB procedures and policies.* Ability to interpret guidelines, criteria and definitions.* Knowledge of regulatory and procedural guidelines for conduct of human subjects research.ContactHOLLY NEWVILLEEmail: holly-newville@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsTo apply please send resume and cover letter that clearly address how you meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position to Start Date04/12/2021Ad End Date05/12/2021The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment