Research Assistant

Cleveland Clinic - Lyndhurst, OH

Full-time
Assists with the compliant implementation and conduct of human subject research projects.

Responsibilities:
Assists research team with research study related tasks.
Assists with the development and coordination of the research subject schedule in compliance with the research protocol.
Assists with the collection, recording and maintenance of research study records.
Assists in the development of research tools, such as spreadsheets, questionnaires and/or brochures as requested.
Establishes and maintains filing systems.
Other duties as assigned.

Education:
High School Diploma or GED.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Bachelor's Degree may offset experience requirements.
Demonstrated basic computer proficiency.
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to work independently.
Within 90 days of hire, must successfully complete certification in Human Subjects Research as required by the Responsible Conduct of Research guidelines adopted by Cleveland Clinic.
Continually demonstrates competency with defined requirements for the position as established by Cleveland Clinic.

Certifications:
None required.

Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:
Minimum one year experience in a healthcare setting assisting with multiple projects/functions, with previous research experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in healthcare or science field may offset experience requirement.

Physical Requirements:
A high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a computer.
Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
Extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.
May have some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
May require working irregular hours.

Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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