Clinical Research Assistant - OLOL Physician Group (St. Jude Clinic)

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System - Baton Rouge, LA

The Part time Clinical Research Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Clinical Research Manager and the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant is responsible for the coordination and implementation of assigned research projects, data management, and communication of protocol activity within the Office of Research.
Conducts recruitment, screening and enrolling of eligible patients into clinical trials. Explains protocol in detail and conducts informed consent procedure with potential research participants as deemed appropriate by the clinical research manager.
Assists Clinical Research Manager to prepare for site visits and study initiation.
Maintains complete working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
Maintains study-specific supplies and equipment.
Collects study specimens according to protocol, processing, and preparation for shipping.
Attends study meetings as requested by Clinical Research Manager and/or PI.
Collaborates with Clinical Research Nurse and PI to manage study activities. Collects, enters, and compiles clinical data required by protocol ensuring accuracy and timeliness of data entry.
Maintains study files pertaining to clinical trials and completes source documents/case report forms.
Communicates with Clinical Research Manager, PI, subjects, sponsor and other clinical trial personnel in a timely, efficient, and comprehensive manner.
Communicates any adverse event, or protocol deviation to Clinical Research Manager and documents appropriately.
Collaborates with PI and Clinical Research Manager to develop materials and tools necessary to appropriately train key personnel in the protocol requirements, schedule of visits, and execution of clinical trial agreement.
*** Position is part time, 20 hours per week

Experience Required
5 years research or healthcare related experience or a Bachelor's degree.

Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Bachelor's degree may be substituted for experience)

Software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Excellent organizational skills required. Excellent attention to detail skills required. Must have ability to manage multiple and competing priorities. Must have oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently. Must be able to work with other professionals

Location: Our Lady of the Lake · 10OLL4129 St Jude Affl Clinic
Schedule: Part-time, DAYS, 20 hours per week, hours vary