The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute's Department of Radiation Medicine's Research Associate is responsible for the oversight and management of clinical trials. The Research Associate will develop a deep understanding of organizational structure of the research group and assist with developing and maintaining an efficient workflow that will contribute to the growth of Radiation Medicines clinical trial portfolio.
Primary duties include evaluating study portfolio and potential new studies, ensuring regulatory compliance by acting as a liaison between the PI, IRB, and sponsoring entity; communicating specific study requirements to the research team; extracting clinical research data from patient charts and fulfilling reporting obligations to institution, sponsoring entities and regulatory agencies. It also includes scheduling of patient visits; providing information regarding eligibility criteria and study schedule to referring physicians; scheduling and coordinating interim monitoring visits for sponsoring entities; coordinating and participating in site initiation visit trainings; facilitating regular research team meetings with study team members and limited management of workload of others in the work group.
Masters Degree with major courses in relevant field and 3 years of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's Degree with major courses in field of research and 5 years of relevant experience
Experience/knowledge of administration of clinical research teams
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
Proficiency with computers and Microsoft applications (Excel, Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person
Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships
Proficiency with clinical trial related systems such as eCRIS, CTEP, CIRB
Working knowledge of Epic
Oncology specific experience
Clinical research certification (SoCRA or ACRP)
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