Clinical Research Professional or Assistant, Department of OB/GYN, Division of Reproductive Medicine

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Job posting number: #7186234

Posted: October 13, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day.

The Clinical Research Professional or Assistant will assist researchers in the department of OBGYN, Division of Reproductive Medicine Research, with women’s health clinical trials.

Essential Functions
Plan and coordinate clinical research projects.
Screen patients for inclusion in study based on pre-determined criteria.
In conjunction with the investigator, document and evaluate adverse events and response to treatment.
Coordinate the generation of data for proposals, reports, and manuscripts. Assist in development of reports.
Perform routine physical/clinical procedures.
Coordinate nursing and patient care as applicable to research studies. Actively participate in patient care and/or patient follow-up.
Ensure compliance with contract principles, federal regulations, laws and University of Cincinnati (UC)/University of Cincinnati Physicians Company (UCPC) policy and operating procedures.
Maintain regulatory documentation. Prepare IRB submissions.
Draft subject informed consents and consent comprehension tests. Assist in drafting compliant advertisements.
Liaison with medical staff, university departments, ancillary departments, satellite facilities, IRB, and industry contacts.
Ensure research staff complete all requisite training.
May serve as a resource person or act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Essential Functions Continued
Assist physicians, nurses and researchers during clinical studies.
Assist with patient recruitment and study enrollment.
Perform routine physical/clinical procedures such as phlebotomy, blood pressure readings, pulse etc.
Prepare procedure room, change linen and paper, stock gowns, sheets and other supplies.
Schedule study-related appointments by phone; schedule return visits and tests.
Clean instruments and equipment and prepare for autoclave.
Welcome and assist study participants with registration. Provide general information concerning the study. Assist with completing necessary paperwork and ensure that all the appropriate data has been included.
Accurately enters data from electronic medical records, or paper research charts, into study specific electronic data capture systems in a timely manner for industry-sponsored, federally-funded, or investigator initiated clinical research studies.
May perform venipunctures.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
For Clinical Research Professional:

Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

For Clinical Research Assistant:

High School Diploma or GED
Required Trainings/Certifications
For Clinical Research Professional:

For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio.
For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.
Required Experience
For Clinical Research Professional:

One (1) year of related experience.
For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

For Clinical Research Assistant:

Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

Additional Qualifications Considered
For Clinical Research Professional:

Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

For Clinical Research Assistant:

Associate’s Degree
Two (2) years of general workforce experience.

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