Experience:
1-3 years of experience
Concerned about your lack of experience? Learn More...
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/22/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Research Associate/Paramedic - Kansas City
(This job is no longer available)
PRA Health Sciences | Lenexa, KS
loading
loading
School
Major
Grad Date
 
 

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?


Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company
Share

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.

Communication/Training/Meetings:

* 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.