Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Specialist 1, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Georgetown University Medical Center
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Research Specialist 1, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Research Specialist 1 is a member of Lombardi's Hemophilia/Benign Hematology group, working with team members to complete research studies by providing technical and administrative support for research protocols. Reporting to the Team Administrator, the Research Specialist 1has duties that include but are not limited to:
Develops and maintains complete subject research records, and efficiently transcribes collected data onto case report forms (data management).
Coordinates all departments to complete study patient visits as required by study protocols.
Works with the research team to complete study projects as assigned.
As required by protocols, packs and ship study specimens, schedules all patient visits and attends comprehensive clinic to collect patient.
Exemplifies guest and staff relations standards in all activities.
Communicates with study sponsors to address any data entry queries within designated time and provides requested documentation.
Travels for study related activities.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the research position and research program.
Scheduling patient visits, keeping inventory of sample/specimen storage, filing study documents, create worksheets as needed, preparing collection kits and organizing paperwork prior to patient visits. Prepares study informed consents, amendments, continuing reviews, safety reports and other correspondence for submission to the IRB.
Addresses any IRB inquiries. Must maintain HIPAA and other patient safety certifications as required by the University and affiliates.
Completes all required sponsor training/webinars to access study data entry sites.
Assesses identified adverse events experienced by study participants with PI and responds appropriately.
Documents subject encounters appropriately in the computerized medical record system, and notifies Investigator.
Participates in recruitment efforts, screening, and consenting of study subjects.
Contacts patients regarding study enrollment and post-study to follow up on patient status.
Bachelor's degree with a major in the sciences - preferably Hematology
2 years of clinical research experience is required
Good written and verbal communication skills
Organizational and time management skills
Advanced skills with word processing, spreadsheet software, and PowerPoint
Good interpersonal skills and professionalism
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