Clinical Research Assistant - Internal Medicine (All of Us Research Program)
Kansas City, KS
Job posting number: #7182437
Posted: September 26, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description Summary:
The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) has established the All of Us Research Program-Heartland Consortium (AoURP-HC) in concert with the University of Kansas Health System and select universities and healthcare systems and clinics in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. The mission of the All of Us Research Program (AoURP) is to advance the science of precision medicine and ensure everyone shares in its benefits. The operational overall objective of the program (http://joinallofus.org) is to build a robust research resource that can facilitate the exploration of biological, clinical, social, and environmental determinants of health and disease. The research program will collect and curate health-related data and biospecimens from one million or more individuals who reflect the diversity in the United States. It is a deliberately inclusive strategy that prioritizes groups historically underrepresented in biomedical research (UBR). The AoURP is an observational study that aims to actively engage participants and their advocates in all aspects of the research program, including governance, oversight, design, conduct, dissemination, and evaluation. Participants will not only provide their biological, health, behavioral, and environmental data, and they will also be able to access their information, learn about the research being conducted, and be partners in the discovery process. This ongoing partnership between the research program and participants is critical to the program's success.
The Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) role is critical to the Consortium’s program success. This position will be a member of a larger team that will actively engage in the annual enrollment of approximately 1,500 diverse participants who are often underrepresented in biomedical research. This position will work collaboratively with research staff, health system staff, consortium, and community partners in support of the AoURP-HC. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, research, and hospital staff to recruit, screen, educate, and assist in the overall clinical study coordination of the defined protocol.
The Clinical Research Assistant assists in entry level clinical research activities including collection, compilation, documentation, and transference of clinical research data; monitor participants’ progress through documentation and adverse event reports. This position provides physicians, administrative staffwith requested information and support. Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Assistant works with multidisciplinary teams including participants, families, physicians and administrative staff to coordinate all aspects of clinical research.
*This is a rolling Evergreen posting that continually accepts applications for numerous open positions within Internal Medicine.
*** This role is required to be on campus due to the nature of the work***
Anticipated hourly pay is $22.66-$32.85, commensurate with experience.
Conditions of Employment
Must be able to travel to different clinic sites and community events in the Kansas City area.
Education: Associate’s degree OR an equivalent combination of relevant post-secondary education and work experience that equals at least 2 years
Excellent written and verbal communication as evidenced by application materials and interview process
Experience with computers including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or certification eligible
Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or certification eligible