Clinical Research Assistant at Care Access Research | Powderkeg

Location: Marriottsville, MD

Employment Type: Full time - Temporary

Team: Site Operations

What We Do

Care Access is delivering the future of medicine today! Care Access has a revolutionary model that breaks down traditional barriers to clinical trials that limit participation among physicians and patients to 3%. By removing this bottleneck, Care Access is helping accelerate the approval and delivery of critical and life-saving therapies.

Who We Are

We care. Our people are the engines behind our mission: to revolutionize access to clinical trials for the benefit of patients everywhere. We care for one another, find new ideas to accelerate medicine, and seed a long-term impact for generations.

Position Overview

The Clinical Research Assistant is an entry level clinical position and is designed to fully integrate the individual in the Care Access Research process while learning the skills necessary to be a Clinical Research Coordinator. This position has potential growth and advancement within the Care Access Research organization.

What You'll Be Working On

Duties include but not limited to:

Ability to understand and follow institutional SOPs

Participate in recruitment and pre-screening events (may be at another location)

Assist with preparation of outreach materials

Identify potential participants by reviewing medical records, study charts and subject database

Assist with recruitment of new participants by conducting phone screenings

Request medical records of potential and current research participants

Schedule visits with participants, contact with reminders

Obtain informed consent per Care Access Research SOP, under the direction of the CRC

Complete visit procedures as required by protocol, under the direction of the CRC

Collect, process and ship specimens as directed by protocol, under the direction of the CRC

Record data legibly and enter in real time on paper or e-source documents

Request study participant payments

Update all applicable internal trackers and online recruitment systems

Assist with query resolution

Assist with administrative tasks such as copying, scanning, filing, mailing, emailing, etc.

Assist with maintaining all site logs

Assist with inventory and ordering equipment and supplies

Maintain adherence to FDA regulations and ICH guidelines in all aspects of conducting clinical trials.

Maintain effective relationships with study participants and other care Access Research personnel.

Interact in a positive, professional manner with patients/participants, sponsor representatives, Investigators and Care Access Research personnel and management.

Communicate clearly verbally and in writing.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Physical and Travel Requirements

This is an on-site position with regional commute requirements. Regularly planned travel within the region will be required as part of the role. Overnight travel will be minimal (<10%).

What You Bring

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal supervision

Ability to learn to work in a fast-paced environment

Excellent communication skills and a high degree of professionalism with all types of people

Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail

A working knowledge of medical and research terminology

A working knowledge of federal regulations, Good Clinical Practices (GCP)

Critical thinker and problem solver

Friendly, outgoing personality with the ability to maintain a positive attitude under pressure

Contribute to team and site goals

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

High level of self-motivation and energy

An optimistic, “can do” attitude

Certifications/Licenses, Education, and Experience:

A minimum of 1-year recent working experience as a Medical Assistant, EMT, LPN, Clinical Research Assistant or Phlebotomist.

Phlebotomy Experience and Proficiency Required

Some Clinical Research experience preferred

Benefits (US Full-Time Employees Only)

PTO/vacation days, sick days, holidays.

100% paid medical, dental, and vision Insurance. 75% for dependents.

HSA plan

Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life Insurance.

Culture of growth and equality

401k retirement plan

Diversity & Inclusion

We serve patients and researchers from diverse cultures and communities around the world. We are stronger and better when we build a team representing the people we aim to support. We maintain an inclusive culture where people from a broad range of backgrounds feel valued and respected as they contribute to our mission. We value diversity and believe that unique contributions drive our success.

At Care Access, every day, we are advancing medical breakthroughs. We’re uniting standard patient care with cutting-edge treatments and research. Our work brings life-changing therapies to those in need and paves the way for newer and greater treatments to reach the world. We’re proud to advance these breakthroughs and work with the big players while engaging with the

physicians and caring for patients.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Care Access is currently unable to sponsor work visas.

Employment Statement

Care Access complies with all employment laws and regulations with respect to its employment practices, terms and conditions of employment, and pay equity and wages. Care Access does not engage in any unfair or forced labor practice and does not tolerate, under any circumstances, the use of any form of forced or involuntary labor, child labor, or human trafficking. This extends to suppliers, partners, or other third parties with whom Care Access does business. Care Access values and promotes the protection of human rights everywhere.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Clinical Research Assistant
  • Company
    Care Access Research
  • Location
    Rome, GA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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