Biobank Research Assistant

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
2012217 Medicine-Hem/Onc

About the Unit
The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Biobank Research Assistant will act as a liaison between Principle Investigator, Research Nurse(s), Fellow(s), sponsoring agencies, patient, family member(s) referring MD, pharmacy, statistician, and other members of the laboratory and clinical research team in enabling program and clinical data needs be met.

Responsibilities:
  • Register and maintain patient's enrolled to clinical trials in eVelos.
  • Preparation and routine updating of weekly program conference lists, attendance at multidisciplinary conferences and workshops, schedule, prepare and participate in all pharmaceutical site visits, assist Research Nurse(s) and appropriate departmental, and laboratory staff in collection, storage, and shipment of patient specimens, radiology scans, reports, etc.
  • Assist the Research Nurses with data needed for insurance submission.
  • Gather pre-testing results if obtained at an outside facility.
  • The Biobank Research Assistant will be responsible for meticulous and accurate clinical data management.
  • This includes: all patient data retrieval in its various forms(in-house/pharma trials) prior histories, inpatient admissions, ER visits, outpatient visits, referring MD office records, Scans, Pathology and Cytology, etc.), the preparation and maintenance of clinical research charts for each program protocol patient, timely/daily retrieval, identification and entry of clinical research data into computer program databases, spreadsheets, chart flowsheets, and case report forms, the scheduling, preparation and participation in all program audits.


Competencies:
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.


Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • One year of research experience or relevant experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment preferred.


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Hourly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
No

Drug Test Required?
Yes

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
Yes

Posting Date
2018-03-27-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-09-27-07:00

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Full time
JR00927

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