Research Assistant/Phlebotomist

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Details

Posted: 16-May-23

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open

Categories:


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: JR21962


Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Perform blood draws both in the clinic and in community (including in-home) settings.

  • Collects and maintains biometric data and biospecimens.

  • Introduces patients at the UCMC and in the communities in the Community Mobile Clinic Van to the research study, answers questions pertaining to participation and consent, and may assist in administering tests and/or questionnaires following protocols.

  • Performs blood draws and processing of blood and urine samples.

  • Will be responsible to package and ship biological samples to an outside lab.

  • Completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & all relevant current local, state, & federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy & procedure developed by the UChicago Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).

  • Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting & entering data; and/or preparing basic charts and graphs.

  • Responsible for other duties such as preparing charts for the participant visits, setting up and cleaning the exam rooms before and after the visits, entering data as needed, performing data and equipment quality control checks, etc.

  • Perform specific protocol procedures (specimens and data management, survey/questionnaire administration and the like) required to conduct the study and retain research subjects.

  • Understands protocols and may collect information about adverse events (AEs), identified in the protocol or investigator brochure.

  • Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits under supervision or following specific protocol procedures.

  • Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or closely related field.

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Experience:

  • 1-year relevant research experience including experience with outreach efforts, study recruitment, and collecting biometric data.

â‹Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field.

  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods.

  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions

  • Office, clinical and event setting.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (preferred)

  • References (preferred)

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