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Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Internal Number: R73892
Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care ??? and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.
Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) was established in 2006 as Banner Health's first Center of Excellence. Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the United States. Our team is uniquely, passionately and strategically committed to ending Alzheimer's without losing another generation and to providing an unparalleled model of care for families facing this devastating disease. BAI is committed to improving people's lives through excellent patient care and advances that capitalize on the best biomedical research. We intend to make a transformational difference in Alzheimer's research and care.
We are seeking a Clinical Research Representative to support new and ongoing research efforts, primarily on our portfolio of biomarker-related projects. Applicants for this position may expect to work Monday-Friday, 8:00am ??? 5:00pm, at BAI (Central Phoenix location). Duties for this position mainly involve direct participant and research team interaction, including scheduling and executing study screening, baseline, and follow-up visits; tracking and monitoring participant and study progress; and maintaining data integrity and program compliance throughout the course of study. Ideally, applicants should possess strong communication and multitasking abilities, as well as outstanding patient and customer service skills.
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POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for handling key functions for research studies, such as participant consenting, screening, enrollment, registrations, and compiling and submitting data related to participants engaged in applicable research studies. Monitors study compliance and maintains a system for effective data flow associated with research protocols.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Maintains current and accurate protocol documentation and notifies appropriate individuals of pertinent protocol changes. Identifies and communicates important protocol and data management issues to appropriate sponsors.2. Complete initial intake on participants for research studies. Determines participant eligibility based on study specific criteria. Verifies that patients have completed appropriate registration materials and maintains related records and information. Obtains and reviews relevant medical history with participants.3. Instructs volunteers on protocol requirements and explains study procedures. Accountable for completing entire informed consent process, which includes proper consent discussion & documentation according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.4. Ensures protocol compliance with intense monitoring of specific study requirements and schedules protocol related treatment and tests. Performs specific clinical duties as required per the research study.5. Completes independent adverse event and concomitant therapy review with participants while also facilitating routine protocol visits. May also aide study coordinator in completing more complex visits.6. Prepares and maintains a variety of documentation in assigned area of responsibility.7. May serve as a backup, collecting and processing phlebotomy specimens for analysis using appropriate or specified equipment. Ensures proper labeling and obtains pertinent clinical and protocol information on request forms. Performs vital signs and EKG as appropriate.8. Trains other Research Assistants in scheduling and data entry systems and in clinical procedures such as EKG, vital signs and phlebotomy.9. Department level and patient responsibility. Some positions may have frequent interaction with patients, families, visitors, physicians, and related clinical departments.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSPossession of basic knowledge as normally obtained by the completion of an Associate???s degree.Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures as normally obtained through the completion of three to five years experience in a health care setting, preferably in a research environment. Extensive knowledge and understanding of medical terminology in order to read, identify, and extract pertinent data from medical records and information. Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize duties as needed. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent human relations, organizational and communication skills.Must be knowledgeable of data entry and computer programs associated with maintaining databases, spreadsheets, etc.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPrior experience in phlebotomy and laboratory specimen processing. Bachelor???s Degree and/or Certified Research CertificationAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: