Department Name: 7H024:MCC - CLINICAL RESEARCH ORG
The Markey Cancer Center Precision Medicine Office is seeking a Clinical Research Associate to support the ORIEN Total Cancer Care research study at Lexington Clinic. The primary responsibilities for this position include: assist investigators with identification and recruitment of patients; ensure that per-study and eligibility requirements of the protocol have been met for patients, maintain cooperative and professional relationships with all Clinical Research participants; monitor safety and general well-being of all patients by exercising independent clinical judgment regarding patient care issues and protocol adherence; obtain, abstract and collate data, reports, etc. related to studies.
The Clinical Research Associate will also maintain and submit all reports, forms and updated records to groups required by study; assist in designing a system for organizing, planning and controlling workflow related to the conduct of clinical studies and protocols; coordinate flow of patient through clinical study or protocol, monitoring all events related to patient and communicating any pertinent information to PI and appropriate health professionals; learn basics of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and standard operating procedures (SOP); collaborate and consult with other health professional in planning care for study participation and to ensure protocol compliance; and other duties as assigned.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience working with Oncology patients and/or managing clinical trials or other patient programs is preferred.
Having or being eligible to earn a SoCRA or ACRP certification.
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