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University of Utah PS Clinical Study Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/15/2020

Requisition Number PRN24295B

Job Title PS Clinical Study Assistant

Working Title PS Clinical Study Assistant

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00952 - Division of Epidemiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 19.22

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Clinical Study Assistant will be housed in the Division of Epidemiology’s Program for Addiction Research, Clinical Care, Knowledge and Advocacy ( PARCKA ). The clinical study assistant will provide support for clinical trials research for substance use disorder studies. PARCKA’s studies are conducted at various clinics in the Salt Lake City area. Job duties will require interaction with study participants, investigators, clinic and research staff, and study monitors. The incumbent will work closely with the research coordinators and project managers to accomplish study goals and meet timelines per study guidelines.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

1.Adheres to all aspects of a protocol, complying with regulations and procedures

2.Explains and obtains informed consent

3.Answers patient queries and maintains research records in compliance with regulations

4.Determines visit windows from protocol, schedules subject visits and sends visit reminders to help retain them in the study and prevent study attrition

5.Ensures study visits and procedures do not conflict with existing schedules

6.Review medical records for patient data and complete data entry process for study using various databases

7.May assist in IRB or other regulatory approval processes and documentation

8.May travel to a variety of sites both within and outside the University campus to obtain data

9.May conduct research assessments, including structured assessments of sensitive topics with high-risk populations

10.Attend research meetings with team members and investigators.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Completion of HIPAA Privacy & Security training may be required within two to five days of hire. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Problem Solving

The incumbent may be required to prioritize tasks received from multiple staff members and determine the order of importance. The incumbent must use discretion and judgement when scheduling appointments and in screening calls. The incumbent may coordinate work processes with other departments, community, governmental or regulator

agencies and must understand the objectives and policies governing the activities of the department and be able to effectively communicate this information to interested parties.

Comments

Successful completion of CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research Subject and Good Clinical Practices certificates obtained within 2 weeks of hire date. Effective communication skills are required.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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