Mercy Medical Center Clinton Research Assistant in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Department:

16105_58119 Academic Research Project - SJ

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Assists in coordinating day-to-day activities associated with clinical research studies independently and under the direction of senior research staff and principal investigators to ensure that the objectives of an established research protocol are met and in compliance with IRB and sponsor guidelines. Identifies and recruits patients into study protocols as needed. Please note: This position is term-limited and contingent upon grant funding continuation and successful patient recruitment.

Job Description Details:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Interfaces with research participants to recruit, assess eligibility criteria, determines subject availability, assists investigators with obtaining informed consent and assists with scheduling subject appointments, conducts study testing procedures as appropriate.

Conduct research interviews & testing using a structured instrument.

Reviews the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of completed study related records, case report forms and other documents.

Enters, cleans and manages research data.

Communicates findings to the appropriate parties including research administration and managers, principal investigators, and members of the clinical research and regulatory compliance staff.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

Performs literature search for related research developments

Special projects and other duties as assigned

May be asked to assist in the preparation of IRB applications and submissions.

May assist with non-invasive study procedures with prior IRB approval (minimal risk studies only) upon completion of orientation requirements under direct supervision of a Research Coordinator.

Performs clerical duties, schedules meetings and maintains control of study related equipment and supplies.

Performs related responsibilities as required.

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

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Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.