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Clinical Research Assistant, Research and Development

Carilion Clinic

Location: Roanoke, VA, US, 24013
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 13, 2023
How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:
This position is based out of the Basic Science Research Laboratory. Responsibilities will include research laboratory duties, biorepository support, and clinical research support. Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator, assists with administrative activities associated with the conduct of research studies including industry-sponsored, grant-funded, or internally-funded studies. Maintains compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies and institutional policy. This position will be assigned to serve in a support minimal risk or non-interventional studies unless assigned to serve in a support function for greater than minimal risk studies that also include a Clinical Research Coordinator.  Travel is local between Carilion facilities.
• Under supervision of Principal Investigator, assist in overseeing compliance to research protocols. Assists with completion and submission of study related documentation.
• Communicates with study team, research sponsor or CRO, local or central IRB, Office of Sponsored Projects, and other ancillary departments to ensure smooth implementation of research protocol and ongoing maintenance.
• Assist in monitoring enrollment goals. Coordinates tasks related to research subjects such as assisting with development of informed consents and screening materials, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, and acting as a liaison between research participants and the research study team.
• Collects data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources. Collect research specimens as directed in the protocol.
• Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. Tracks and reports adverse events and protocol deviations.
• Under supervision of Principal Investigator, coordinates all site related monitoring or auditing visits from sponsor and/or federal agency during the course of the study and at closure.
• Prepares, submits and maintains IRB, OSP, FDA and/or any other funding or regulatory documents and research correspondence.
• Develops and maintains patient databases and study maintenance logs including but not limited to training logs, delegation of responsibility logs, screening logs, and enrollment logs.
What We Require:
Education: Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree in Science or a related field required. Three (3) years experience in clinical research may be substituted for education.
Experience: 1 year in healthcare or research preferred.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: IATA required with hire.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent computer skills; strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet environment. Knowledge of medical and/or pharmaceutical terminology strongly desired. Strong organization and communication skills required. Able to work with multiple interruptions and to perform multiple tasks at any given time.
About Carilion
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.
Requisition Number: 143701
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CRCH - Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Primarily dayshift; may require working early or late
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.