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Research Tech Clinical Research

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Research Tech Clinical Research!

This position will work daylight Monday through Friday with the possibility of some evenings and weekends. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

This position is grant-funded.

This position is in OB clinical research. The study is related to improving outcomes for mothers and their babies. Our staff interact with pregnant women early in their pregnancy and follow them throughout their pregnancy and postpartum. The research technicians will work alongside the study coordinator to recruit pregnant women into the study, conduct study visits which include interviews, questionnaires, and specimen collection, schedule study visits, and maintain contact with the study participants after delivery. This person may also assist with processing and shipping bio-specimens.
Under supervision, the Research Tech Clinical Research is responsible for accurately performing research projects according to established study design and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe clean laboratory-working environment including appropriate equipment maintenance and usage, by conforming to laboratory and hospital policies and standards.
  • Administer questionnaires and assist with procedures for obtaining patient screening and recruitment as well as obtaining research specimens.
  • Assist in performing research protocol experimental procedures, under close supervision, including appropriate collection, recording, storage, and analysis of data.
  • Prepare, label, store, and dispose of reagents and calibrates equipment for research projects.
  • Maintain laboratory inventory, including timely ordering and receipt of required supplies and their proper storage.
  • Assist in obtaining educational resources necessary to perform and interpret research and to remain abreast in the research area of function.
  • Follow appropriate research policies and procedures including all applicable laws and regulations and maintain scientific integrity including accurate data storage.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of college training or one year of experience working within a biomedical research laboratory environment.
  • Bachelor degree in science field highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately collect, store and interpret research data.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with patients, staff, and investigators.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • None

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

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