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Job Description

Requisition #:  14327     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday; Saturday; Sunday; Variable 

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Supports and/or participates in the research process by assisting research staff in management of subjects and data specific to the subspecialty of involvements assigned. Proactively supports efforts that will ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • 2 years of college in a scientific or health-related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment if role requires patient contact
  • ARUP Handling, Packaging and Shipping Infectious Substances or similar within 30 days of employment if role requires specimen acquisition
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • College degree
  • Knowledge of medical terminology 
  • Working knowledge of a PC and Microsoft Office (Word, Access, and Excel)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must demonstrate a high degree of clerical accuracy with attentiveness to detail and the ability to organize data
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Assists in research protocol conduct and facilitation, including participant screening, enrollment, study activities, and communication.
  2. Assists with coordination of study visits and procedures, including specimen processing and shipment.
  3. Assists in informed consent process and/or completes informed consent process as necessary for assigned studies.
  4. Completes data entry of compiled data.
  5. Abstracts data from medical records.
  6. Compiles data, including the completion of source documentation and case report forms.
  7. Facilitates patient interaction to assist in conduct of research protocols.
  8. Administers various research surveys in accordance with research study requirements.
  9. Completes research-only testing as required and applicable per study and system requirements, including electrocardiograms.
  10. Performs phlebotomy if trained to do so.
  11. Provides research study education to participants as part of a study protocol.
  12. Completes documentation as needed within the medical record.
  13. Assists Research Coordinator, Research Nurse, manager, or investigators with specific research activities, including assistance with Institutional Review Board and routing processes, collection and transfer of specimens, and other departmental-specific activities.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standling - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Research - Research

 

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for eleven consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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