Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime

Posting Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Advanced
Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20036195
Vacancy ID P011990
Budgeted Hiring Range $48,007-$58,676
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN09
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Department Name and Number Peds-Hematology/Oncology-412011
Date First Posted 09/24/2020
Closing Date 10/30/2020
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Department Description

The mission of the UNC Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Program is to treat and cure children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases through participation in both national and locally designed treatment protocols. The program has active inpatient and outpatient services and an accredited fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. In addition to on-site clinical activities, physicians see patients in an outreach setting through Area Health Education Center (AHEC) clinics in Wilmington. In Chapel Hill, multidisciplinary clinics are dedicated to patients with hemophilia, sickle cell disease, brain tumors, late effects of anticancer therapy, and general hematology/oncology. These clinics are staffed with social workers, psychologists, school teachers and other pediatric subspecialist in addition to the major oncology specialties (chemotherapists; radiation oncologists; general; orthopedic; and neuro-surgeons; nurses).

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The Clinical/Social Research Assistant reports directly to the Clinical/Social Research Specialist. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Clinical/Social Research Specialist with the regulatory aspects of consortium research studies (initial IRB submissions, continuing reviews and protocol amendments), enrollment of study patients, patient registration, as well as study management including data abstraction & entry, lab processing & shipping, and creation of shadow study charts. The Clinical/Social Research Assistant will assist with the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Industry studies, COG non-Industry studies, New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy (NANT) studies, and other clinical trials within the PHO Division.

Selected candidate should be able to transcribe data accurately into the appropriate data capture forms/database in a timely fashion per the clinical trials agreement; selected candidate must also be able to assist in initiating, maintaining and updating all protocols with central and local IRBs and minting the appropriate regulatory documents.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• Must have experience coordinating either Bone Marrow Transplant or industry therapeutic studies.
• Must have experience processing biospecimens (blood, bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid, or tissue specimens).
• Must have experience completing data entry and responding to queries from sponsors.

Preferred Qualifications

It is strongly preferred that the selected candidate have a license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina with Pediatric Oncology experience; graduated from a state accredited school of professional nursing. Experience with clinical research (including the UNC IRB processes, FDA regulatory requirements, ICH GCP guidelines, ACRP or SOCRA certification) is strongly desired. Pediatric Oncology experience and familiarity with Children’s Oncology Group preferred. A working knowledge or ability to understand FDA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is preferred. Candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with clinical investigators, laboratory, study sponsors, IRB, Office of Clinical Trials, and support staff. Candidate should have an understanding of medical terminology with the ability to extract information and summarize patient data.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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