Job Description

Job Title: Research Asst Clin Research (part-time weekends)
Job ID: 696659
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Cord Blood
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
The part-time Research Assistant Clinical Research will perform research projects according to an established study design and procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Administer questionnaires, and assists with procedures for obtaining patient screening and recruitment as well as obtaining research specimens.
  • Assist in obtaining educational resources necessary to perform and interpret research and to remain abreast in research area of function.
  • Follow appropriate research policies and procedures including all applicable laws and regulations and maintains scientific integrity including accurate data storage.
  • Maintain a safe clean laboratory-working environment including appropriate equipment maintenance and usage, by conforming to laboratory and hospital policies and standards.
  • Maintain laboratory inventory, including timely ordering and receipt of required supplies and their proper storage.
  • Perform approved research projects according to defined protocols and procedures including appropriate collection, recording, storage and analysis of data and reporting of results.
  • Prepare, label, store and disposesof reagents, and calibrates equipment for research projects.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • When position is required to work within the outpatient clinic, assist with patient care activities to ensure efficient and appropriate service.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in chemistry, biology or other basic science or Bachelor of Arts degree in a science or health related field with a minimum of 15 credit hours in related science courses.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity necessary for handling and processing specimens for testing, including preparation of specimens, operation of laboratory equipment, microscopic examination, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately collect, store and interpret research data.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with patients, staff and investigators.

 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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