Clinical Research Associate I - (190270XM)
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Employer: Children’s Minnesota
Located in: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Degree Required: Bachelors
About Children’s Minnesota
Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children’s is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children’s Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children’s maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children’s received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org.
The Pulmonary Medicine department provides comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and management of pulmonary disorders. Diagnostic services, respiratory care therapeutic services and respiratory care diagnostic services are all provided in a collaborative team environment which supports the needs of the patient and their family. In addition, research on new technology and treatment options are continuously explored.
The primary responsibility of the Clinical Research Associate I (CRA I) is support of the research team in the conduct of department research projects.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
* Perform study startup, implementation, and closeout activities
* Assist research team with coordination and entry of research data
* Assist with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board, and maintain compliance with all federal and local agencies in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines
* Interact with patients and families for securing informed consent, scheduling research visits, and collection of data
* Maintain documentation for regulatory binder, adverse event reporting, and communications between sponsors and sites
* Other special skills specific to assigned research area may include phlebotomy, sample collection, processing or shipping, ECGs, chart abstraction or other duties as assigned
* Manage personal career development and administrative tasks
Baccalaureate degree or at least 4 years relevant clinical research, professional experience. Candidates must have:
* High attention to detail with strong written and oral communication skills
* Strong computer skills beyond basic familiarity with the most common hardware and software systems
* Have the ability to assist staff working on multiple projects
* Have experience working with pediatric populations (preferred)
Promotion to next higher level, typically CRA II, is determined by the Clinical Research Program Manager through performance reviews that take into account both experience carrying out the department's job-related duties/tasks, as well as a demonstrated commitment to professionalism in carrying out those tasks in line with Children's values and organizational policies and procedures.
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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Children’s Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Posted on 07/18/2019
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