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Clinical Research Assistant

Care Access Research

Care Access Research

marriottsville, md, usa
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024
What We Do
Care Access is delivering the future of medicine today! Care Access has a revolutionary model that breaks down traditional barriers to clinical trials that limit participation among physicians and patients to 3%. By removing this bottleneck, Care Access is helping accelerate the approval and delivery of critical and life-saving therapies.
Who We Are
We care. Our people are the engines behind our mission: to revolutionize access to clinical trials for the benefit of patients everywhere. We care for one another, find new ideas to accelerate medicine, and seed a long-term impact for generations.
Position Overview
The Clinical Research Assistant is an entry level clinical position and is designed to fully integrate the individual in the Care Access Research process while learning the skills necessary to be a Clinical Research Coordinator. This position has potential growth and advancement within the Care Access Research organization.
What You'll Be Working On
Duties include but not limited to:
Ability to understand and follow institutional SOPs
Participate in recruitment and pre-screening events (may be at another location)
Assist with preparation of outreach materials
Identify potential participants by reviewing medical records, study charts and subject database
Assist with recruitment of new participants by conducting phone screenings
Request medical records of potential and current research participants
Schedule visits with participants, contact with reminders
Obtain informed consent per Care Access Research SOP, under the direction of the CRC
Complete visit procedures as required by protocol, under the direction of the CRC
Collect, process and ship specimens as directed by protocol, under the direction of the CRC
Record data legibly and enter in real time on paper or e-source documents
Request study participant payments
Update all applicable internal trackers and online recruitment systems
Assist with query resolution
Assist with administrative tasks such as copying, scanning, filing, mailing, emailing, etc.
Assist with maintaining all site logs
Assist with inventory and ordering equipment and supplies
Maintain adherence to FDA regulations and ICH guidelines in all aspects of conducting clinical trials.
Maintain effective relationships with study participants and other care Access Research personnel.
Interact in a positive, professional manner with patients/participants, sponsor representatives, Investigators and Care Access Research personnel and management.
Communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Physical and Travel Requirements
This is an on-site position with regional commute requirements. Regularly planned travel within the region will be required as part of the role. Overnight travel will be minimal (<10%).
What You Bring
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to learn to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills and a high degree of professionalism with all types of people
Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
A working knowledge of medical and research terminology
A working knowledge of federal regulations, Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
Critical thinker and problem solver
Friendly, outgoing personality with the ability to maintain a positive attitude under pressure
Contribute to team and site goals
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
High level of self-motivation and energy
An optimistic, “can do” attitude
Certifications/Licenses, Education, and Experience:
A minimum of 1-year recent working experience as a Medical Assistant, EMT, LPN, Clinical Research Assistant or Phlebotomist.
Phlebotomy Experience and Proficiency Required
Some Clinical Research experience preferred
Benefits (US Full-Time Employees Only)
PTO/vacation days, sick days, holidays.
100% paid medical, dental, and vision Insurance. 75% for dependents.
HSA plan
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life Insurance.
Culture of growth and equality
401k retirement plan
Diversity & Inclusion
We serve patients and researchers from diverse cultures and communities around the world. We are stronger and better when we build a team representing the people we aim to support. We maintain an inclusive culture where people from a broad range of backgrounds feel valued and respected as they contribute to our mission. We value diversity and believe that unique contributions drive our success.
At Care Access, every day, we are advancing medical breakthroughs. We’re uniting standard patient care with cutting-edge treatments and research. Our work brings life-changing therapies to those in need and paves the way for newer and greater treatments to reach the world. We’re proud to advance these breakthroughs and work with the big players while engaging with the
physicians and caring for patients.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Care Access is currently unable to sponsor work visas.