Research Assistant-Clinic Research-

  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 CDC COVID Study Department
  • Part-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Clerical / Administrative Support
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Req #: 22576
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Research Assistant provides clinical research study support for the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research including financial, administrative, research record, study meeting and participant activities. Individual Research Assistant positions will encompass some but not all of the listed duties.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: High school graduate with additional post-secondary educational coursework in medical/science field (i.e medical terminology, anatomy physiology, math or related area)
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in health, medical, science or math field.
    • Experience: Over two (2) years experience in clinical research or related field.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP).
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of good clinical practices, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently.
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      READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Occasional prolonged standing/walking. Ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds; read and speak English.
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        Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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