Medical Assistant, Research

Mercy Medical Center

This job supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by making clinical trials available to patients treated in the Hall Perrine Cancer Center. This is achieved by abstracting and recording study specific data, recording and reporting adverse events and reviewing all forms for submission.
 
Job Duties
 
  • Completes and maintains all site training requirements including but not limited to: GCP training, IATA training, HSP training, site SOP review, individual department training. 
  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Shows competency with clinical skills as delegated (phlebotomy, vital signs, EKG’s, IV removal).
  • Cooperates with department to ensure protocol adherence. Report instances of noncompliance to the lead study coordinator or site management.
  • Assists with coordinating and facilitating monitoring visits.
  • Reviews and completes protocol training for assigned studies prior to start of screening.
  • Prepares study materials and assists with organizing study files for assigned studies. These study materials may include but are not limited to: source document creation, adverse events, subject visit notes, chart preparation.
  • Helps organize the start-up of assigned study.
  • Assists with recruitment/screening strategies to ensure suitable subjects meet study criteria.
  • Performs study related procedures according to study protocol as trained (i.e. Vital signs, phlebotomy, or other procedures).
  • Collects data on source documentation. Assists with timely completion of Case Report Forms, data and queries.
  • Helps to maintain regulatory files throughout the conduct of the entire trial.
  • Reviews study supply inventory to ensure site has adequate inventory of all study supplies. When handling investigational drugs/devices, follows the protocol for Investigational Drug/Device Accountability.
  • Maintains effective and ongoing communication Research Team/ PI during the course of the study.
  • Works with resolving any issues that may arise during the conduct of the study or during a monitor visit. Prepares and assists with the documentation for audits.
  • Processes and ships lab specimens, labeling vials, accurately filling out forms for storage and/or shipment per study protocol and shipment regulations.  Helps maintain study supplies and kits.
  • Schedule visits with research subjects, generating appropriate reports and documentation.
  • Provides back up for regulatory functions.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Sound background in clinical trials
  • Demonstrates respect and compassion in appropriately and accurately following protocols, policies and procedures dealing with clinical trials
  • Occasional travel to conferences is required
Professional Experience
  • One year working in a medical office setting preferred
  • Experience in conducting clinical trials or oncology trials preferred
Education
  • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program required
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Medical Assistant Certification required.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Medical Cancer
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-F

Job ID: 82616

Posted 22 days ago

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