TI Senior Clinical Research Assistant

Oregon Health & Science UniversityOregon Health & Science University

Portland, OR, US
Job Description

Function/Duties of Position

This position is under the supervision of Wayne Clark, MD.  The Oregon Stroke Center Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for initiation and maintenance of complex therapeutic interventional clinical research focused in vascular neurology. This position may assist with other studies for different neurological subspecialties. This includes:

  • Acute stroke call coverage for after-hours study enrollments including
    • Assisting on-call doctor with identifying inclusion and exclusion criteria
    • Randomizing study patient
    • Coming to the hospital to collect specimens and ensure study protocol is met
    • Troubleshooting any issues that may come up
  • Study initiation including
    • Create study binders using protocol given by the sponsor
    • Ensure study specific orders are available in Epic
    • Collaborate with the Regulatory Coordinator and Financial Coordinator
    • Order necessary labs and equipment from sponsor
    • Arrange site initiation visit with sponsor
    • Train all other study coordinators and research assistants on protocol
  • Recruitment activities
  • Study assessments and patient visits
  • CRF documentation and data entry
  • Maintain certificates as specified by each sponsor
  • Coordinating care for patients enrolled in multiple clinical research protocols
  • Collaborates with various OHSU departments to complete protocol required tests and procedures. This includes Interventional Radiology, Radiology, Research Pharmacy, Epic Informatics Team and other areas.
  • Monitoring study compliance relating to the human subjects committee, the federal government and study sponsors
  • Directly working with sponsors and monitors to ensure compliance with study protocols and reviewing deviations
  • Active management of expectations and timelines of multiple studies
  • Ensure quality assurance and participant safety
  • Communicate effectively with other Clinical Research Coordinators and Assistants to delegate tasks as needed in a timely manner
  • Processing and shipping study specimens

Other non-study specific duties:

  • Assisting with clinic as needed
  • Walking patients to other locations on OHSU campus

This position works closely with other Clinical Research Coordinators, Clinical Research Assistants and Neurologists to fulfill the needs of the various research studies. Every coordinator is required to understand each study to help cover for absences and to enroll when on call.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field AND 1 year of relevant experience OR Associate’s AND 3 years of relevant experience OR 4 years of relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Clinical research experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Highly organized and able to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes in the day-to-day workflow

Additional Details

Please include a cover letter.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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