The Early Intervention Program within the Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking eight (8) part-time (50% FTE) employees to perform the duties of a Clinical Research Assistant. These Clinical Research Assistant positions will be responsible for identifying and testing individuals for Covid-19. Clinical Research Assistants will collect Covid-19 swabs from individuals within the community, hospital settings and other congregate settings. This position is grant funded until 12/31/2021 and may be renewed. May require evening and/or weekend availability. Assist researchers with clinical studies by documenting participant information, interacting with research participants as needed, completing study-related data entry, scheduling appointments and tests, etc.
Assist physicians, nurses and researchers during clinical studies.
Perform routine physical/clinical procedures such as phlebotomy, blood pressure readings, pulse etc.
Prepare procedure room, change linen and paper, stock gowns, sheets and other supplies.
Schedule study-related appointments by phone; schedule return visits and tests.
Clean instruments and equipment and prepare for autoclave.
Welcome and assist study participants with registration. Provide general information concerning the study. Assist with completing necessary paperwork and ensure that all the appropriate data has been included.
Accurately enters data from electronic medical records, or paper research charts, into study specific electronic data capture systems in a timely manner for industry-sponsored, federally-funded, or investigator initiated clinical research studies.
May perform venipunctures.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
High School Diploma or GED
Additional Qualifications Considered
Two (2) years of general workforce experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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