Professional Research Assistant
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Professional Research Assistant
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes Adult Clinic
The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.
Nature of WorkThe Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC) is a multi-disciplinary diabetes center located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The BDC is affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Medicine. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) Professional Research Assistant within the BDC’s Adult Clinic. This is a clinical position with no laboratory duties. Supervision ReceivedThis position reports to the Adult Clinic manager, Christie Beatson and Principal Investigator, Satish Garg, MD, and other co-investigators as needed. Supervision ExercisedNo supervision of others is required of this position. Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis is a position requiring interest in medical research, the ability to be self-directed, detail-oriented, and adaptable in a high-intensity research environment involving multiple industry sponsored pharmaceutical research studies. Duties and responsibilities include:
- Identify, recruit and enroll eligible patients into multiple industry sponsored and investigator initiated research studies involving the treatment and management of diabetes
- Data collection and data entry per study protocol requirements
- Educate patients and staff about study requirements
- Participate in study meetings and trainings as required
- Blood drawing, sample processing and shipping per protocol specification
- Work with industry and other agency monitors to ensure accuracy of data and adherence to protocols
- Perform EKG’s and vitals (ht, wt, blood pressure) for study and clinic patients
- Assist with overall clinic duties such as patient check in and calling prescriptions to the pharmacy
- Use of Electronic Medical Record (Epic)
- Develop research protocols and informed consents in collaboration with Principal Investigator (PI)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThis position requires good interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work under pressure, the ability to multitask and the willingness to learn and comply with relevant laws, rules, regulations and policies.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
-Bachelors of Arts or Sciences degree.
Previous experience in research or medical setting preferred
Patient interaction and/or interviewing experience
Phlebotomy and laboratory experience
Knowledge of and experience working with type 1 diabetes, including CGMs, sensors and insulin pumps
Working ConditionsThis position works typically Monday-Friday eight-hours/day. Occasional weekends and extended days sometimes required. The position will be located at the Barbara Davis on the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz medical campus in Aurora, CO.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Sep 15, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing