The clinical research focus of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology is on genetics and non-genetic mechanisms of inter-individual variability in drug effects, and encompass a broad range of areas. The ultimate goal of faculty clinical pharmacologists at IU School of Medicine is to personalize drug therapy by optimizing beneficial effects, while minimizing adverse effects and cost.
We provide a work/life balance and offer great benefits while you utilize your skills and experience.
Primary responsibilities will be, under general supervision, to assist the Principal Investigators (PIs) and Program Manager in the conduct of a funded study through the Department of Medicine and to consent patients undergoing this study. Perform varied routine and non-routine tasks of moderate complexity.
We are searching for a multi-tasker who has excellent communication skills and enjoys working with people.
The duties will be to:
Enroll patients at our partner IU Health and Eskenazi Health facilities, explain the purpose and procedure of the study to participants, review the informed consent document, obtain participants' written informed consent and draw blood or collect sputum sample.
Complete all required documentation materials and transfer packets to the IU pharmacogenetics laboratory.
Accurately document study procedures.
Work collaboratively with other team members to assist with maintaining regulatory compliance with the Internal Review Board.
Curate and maintain a database of study parameters, including clinical variables and study metadata.
Conduct basic data analysis of clinical variables, genetic information, and clinical outcomes. Work with team members to present data.
Tasks to be completed under general supervision. Works in compliance with established procedures and exercises limited judgment. Makes decisions within established guidelines and refers to supervisor for guidance when difficulties and issues arise.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in a health or science discipline; OR Associate’s Degree in allied health profession, plus 1 year patient-related or research experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree in other fields/completion of 3 years college science, plus 2 years of patient-related or research experience; OR High School Diploma, plus 5 years patient-related experience with 2 years in clinical study.
Must have Phlebotomy Certification.
To be successful in this role, the candidate should possess: the ability to maintain confidentiality; possess excellent writing and analytical skills; excellent communication skills and professionalism; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with participants including cultural competence and sensitivity; an interest and/or understanding of human subjects' research; must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task; dependable and highly organized to be able to work with minimal supervision.
1 year of behavioral or medical research experience.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Light moving of equipment.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 07
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY (IN-CPHR-IUINA)
Internal Number: 71988
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