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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Research Associate/Paramedic - Kansas City
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PRA Health Sciences | Lenexa, KS
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Job Description

Perform study specific clinical procedures, collect and record study data on CRF/SDs and interact with subjects during confinement and outpatient periods of clinical studies. Maintain the safety of subjects and data integrity for all studies.

Clinic Tasks:

* Screen potential subjects.
* Performs basic medical procedures according to protocol for specified study participants, including but not limited to informed consent, vital signs, Height,/Weight/BMI measurements, meals, water fast, phlebotomy (straight stick/draw from IV catheters), finger stick blood sugar, ECGs, UA, UDS, urine collection, fecal collection, pulse oximetry, AE/ConMed assessment , obtain medical history and assists with Investigational Product accountability
* Ensures all study activities/procedures (during screening and clinical procedures) are completed on schedule and in accordance with the protocol, the FDA and the IRB requirements.
* Performs non-medical activities such as distribution of scrubs, locks, DVDs, movies, games, front desk tasks (screening centre) etc.
* Monitors subject safety.
* Reports equipment malfunctions and may assist with specified equipment maintenance and stocking of supplies.
* Performs general housekeeping duties as needed, including cleaning and making dorm beds, wiping down bedside tables, organizing subject resting and entertainment areas, cleaning screening exam rooms, etc.


* Assist with study setup activities and perform check-in and check-out activities.
* (Interacts with clients when appropriate (following proper communication path if needed) and ) perform/collect volunteer surveys
* Complete training activities required for Level I.
* Learn mentor/training activities with assigned mentor if applicable.
* Attend staff meetings, briefings, etc
* Explain and enforce / maintain subject house rules
* Warn appropriate staff in case of medical emergency

Data Collection/Queries:

* Accurately documents all study procedures on CRF/SDs.
* Resolve data queries within 24hr period
* Read, write, and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
* 1-2 years work experience in a medical or clinical field.
* High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
* (Undergraduate) degree in a clinical, health- related area and/or minimum 1 year of equivalent work experience with similar position preferred.
* Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Telemetry Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Laboratory Technician preferred.
* BLS/Phlebotomist Certification.
* Two years of equivalent work experience preferred.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.