PS Research Assistant/Analyst
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: November 7, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Obstetrics & Gynecology Research Network has an opening for a Research Assistant/Analyst. This individual will provide support for research projects ranging from internal chart reviews to large, industry and federally funded studies. This individual will work closely with our investigators, study coordinators, clinic and research teams to carry out protocols in various areas of women’s and newborn’s health.
Learn study protocols; assess for clarity and subject safety
Review and understand inclusion/exclusion criteria
Screen clinic schedules for potential study participants and healthy control participants
Carry out study eligibility screening of patients in a clinical setting
Recruit and consent eligible patients
Explain the study protocol and inclusion criteria to physicians, patients, and health care providers in person and by phone; ensure participant understanding of the protocol
Gather, record and enter data from study participants, charts, and EMR’s into study databases
Maintain source documents, status reports, progress notes, and subject logs in accordance with FDA, HIPAA, and GCP guidelines
Complete medical chart reviews
Work with research teams and clinicians to meet enrollment goals and study deadlines
Collect and process biospecimens and clinical measurements from study participants (phlebotomy training will be provided as needed)
Assist in packaging and shipping of samples/biospecimens
Report and track adverse events
Document all protocol deviations, reconcile test article accountability at study close and prepare summary report for department and sponsor
Attend team and study meetings
Assist in maintaining stocks of supplies
Work with confidential health information and complete the necessary trainings to do so
Regulatory management and reporting
Other duties as assigned
Supports an inclusive, transparent and supportive work environment
Reliable, displays a positive attitude, does not engage in gossip, supports the team and is flexible
Communicates problems, issues and frustrations to supervisor and/or OB/WCSL Leadership
University of Utah Health Benefits Package
University of Utah Health is proud to offer a generous benefits package! Our healthcare plans include medical and dental coverage, prescriptions, basic vision coverage, and behavior health benefits. Employees are eligible for a discount of up to $40 per month on their premiums for participating in our Well-U Wellness Program. Our retirement plan includes automatic enrollment into our University-funded 401(a) plan with a contribution rate of 14.2%! Additional benefits include half-off tuition for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children, University-provided Part I life insurance, and discounts through many retail vendors who have teamed up with the University. Visit our Benefits website for more information at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s degree in a Social or Behavioral Science, Liberal Arts, or a field related to the area of research, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); one year of experience in research and analytical techniques; demonstrated statistical and quantitative analysis experience; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Successful candidates will be independent self-starters; willing to learn study interview, research and assessment techniques; have excellent communication and organizational skills; work well with a team and be comfortable with computer databases; seeks solutions to problems; invested in creating a sustainable infrastructure to support research; seeks solutions to problems; proactive in working on various protocols.
The ideal candidate will have:
Familiarity with clinical research and study protocols
Prior experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting
Experience working in women’s health
Experience with biospecimen collection and processing
Prior CITI, HIPAA, GCP and/or IATA training
Familiarity with REDCap
A background in nursing, science, or a related field