The Division of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine is seeking a Clinical Study Technician. The primary role is to assist in and support all aspects of conducting clinical research studies involving youth participants. Study topics fall under the broad topic of adolescent health, with a focus on vulnerable populations (e.g., youth involved in the juvenile justice system).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruitment and Informed Consent/Assent Procedures – Responsible for contacting and screening potential participants, scheduling visits with participants, and coordinating with sites as appropriate. Responsible for effectively and tactfully carrying out the informed consent/assent process with study participants; answering all participant questions regarding study participation, participant privacy, and protection of confidentiality; completing all required documentation and maintaining confidential participant files; referring participants to the principal investigator or other resources as needed.
Data Collection (interviews, surveys, and assessments with subjects) – Ensure complete study visit materials are prepared in a timely manner; travel to participant visits and partnering sites as needed, interview and administer surveys to participants in person or over the phone; liaison with agencies to directly collect administrative data (under close supervision of principal investigator); maintain security, privacy, and confidentiality of identifying participant information; capture and record adverse event data; contact study participants to give reminders and collect follow-up information as needed; assist with long-term participant tracking and data management.
General Support – Assist in grant application preparation, manuscript proofreading and editing, literature searches, and transcription as assigned. Primary purpose is to provide additional support to research studies.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in science or health-related field, from accredited institution; 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 patient-related or research experience; OR High School Diploma, plus 5 years patient-related experience with two years in clinical study at the TE06 level.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 07
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: PED-ADOLESCENT MEDICINE (IN-PADO-IUINA)
Internal Number: 72139
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