Job Description

Job Title: Research Associate I - UPCI
Job ID: 684259693
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight, M-F
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: CRS Community Network
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

This Research Associate position is in the Breast Oncology Research department at Magee-Women’s Hospital. It is an opportunity to be part of the much needed research to provide better treatments and longevity of life for the Breast Oncology patient. Previous research experience is preferred. A science background is also helpful!


Purpose:
Under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager, the research associate will work with physicians, nurses and allied health professionals to facilitate clinical research trials provided through the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and UPMC Cancer Centers and to independently execute job functions related to protocol management.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for prompt and accurate data entry for protocols.
  • Assists with monitoring visits and coordinate data collection including data locks.
  • Processes study specific data collection documents into case report forms.
  • Assists the CRC in screening process and insures that patient's records, archival tissue, radiology tests, lab work results, etc. are obtained prior to patient entry into a study.
  • Responsible for lab kit preparation.
  • Demonstrates industry accepted good documentation and clinical practices during the conduct of research to collect quality data, in compliance with institutional, and statutory guidelines.
  • Maintains patient tracking spreadsheets to ensure data entry requirements are met.
  • Works with CRC in managing the visits of active and FU patients on research protocols.
  • Performs query resolution.
  • Assists in the coordination of initiation, site evaluation, monitoring visits, and audits required by the sponsor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Four years of experience in clinical research and/or related setting or three years of experience in clinical research with certification or bachelor's degree in health science related field.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $20.71 to $34.54 / hour

    Union Position: No

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