Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/Laboratory Technician JobDallas, TX
Why You'll Love This Job
- General Description: The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator /Laboratory Technician position requires entry-level knowledge and skills in clinical research coordination and laboratory processing. This position participates in the implementation of clinical research projects (all phases), including National Institute of Health (NIH)- funded AIDS Clinical Trials Groups (ACTG), state-funded, industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated protocols.
Specific Responsibilities of the Job: • Performs vital signs, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other related procedures as required by research trials. • Evaluates and recommends Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures. • Manages laboratory processing activities and documentation including labeling of sample containers; specimen centrifuging and aliquoting; specimen storage; and shipment of specimen to appropriate central laboratories and repository centers. • Responds to sponsor queries regarding laboratory specimens. • Maintains temperature monitoring log for specimen freezer. • Maintains documentation related to specimen storage and shipping. • Maintains calibration documentation for laboratory equipment. • Maintains laboratory supply inventory. • Other duties as assigned
Skills & Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Job Requirements: • Must be able to multi-task. • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and documentation skills. • Must demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure. • Must demonstrate the ability to keep all information confidential. • Must be able to function autonomously and collaborate with clinicians, health team members, sponsors and patients. • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel). • Familiarity with electronic data capture (EDC), clinical trial management systems (CTMS), medical terminology, and FDA regulations is highly desirable. Peabody – South Dallas Community & Client Services, Administration Trinity – Oak Cliff 1906 Peabody Ave. 351 W Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 300 219 Sunset Ave., Ste. 116-A Dallas, TX 75215 Dallas, TX 75208 Dallas, TX 75208 Education and Experience: • High school diploma or G. E. D. Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy certification preferred. • Minimum two years’ experience in clinical environment. • One year experience in clinical research is strongly preferred. • One year experience in laboratory processing is strongly preferred. • Must currently have or obtain certification in Human Subjects Protections (HSP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training upon hire. • Must currently have or obtain IATA certification for shipping biologic substances/dangerous goods. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. NOTE This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationshipApply Now Back to All Jobs