Clinical Research Assistant 2

Yale University


Date: 1 week ago
City: New Haven, CT
Contract type: Full time
Yale University

Clinical Research Assistant 2





Comprehensive Cancer Center - Clinical Trial Operations




78388BR



University Job Title



Research Assistant 2 HSS



Bargaining Unit



L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)



Time Type



Full time



Duration Type



Regular



Compensation Grade



Labor Grade D



Wage Ranges



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Work Location



Medical School Campus



Worksite Address



100 Church Street South

New Haven, CT 06519



Work Week



Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)



Searchable Job Family



Clinical, Research Res Support, Research/Support



Total # of hours to be worked:



37.5



Position Focus:



Yale Cancer Center is Connecticut's only cancer center designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Yale Cancer Center delivers the highest quality patient-centered care, achieves breakthrough discoveries, and trains the future leaders in cancer science and medicine. There are over 300 open and enrolling trials and over 600 open trials, providing the most advanced cancer therapies at Smilow Cancer Hospital and in the 15 Care Centers, and trials are available within 20+ disease units. Yale has been at the forefront of understanding the fundamental mechanisms of cancer biology and in developing effective therapies for the treatment of cancer, and harnesses the resources of the Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven to advance cancer research, prevention, and patient care, as well as community outreach and education



The Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) will provide Yale Cancer Center/Clinical Trials Office with direct clinical and data management support related to the conduct of clinical trials and the collection and reporting of study-related clinical data for clinical studies within the assigned Disease team or area. Through the use of independent judgment and high level decision- making, extract, record, and disseminate treatment-related information for regular reporting and monitoring by the research team and study sponsors



Essential Duties



1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for research projects. 2. Interprets, synthesizes, and analyzes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, tests, or survey instruments. Assists in research design. 3. Writes and edits material for publication and presentation. Reports on status of research activities. Oversees and instructs research and support staff on technical procedures, equipment operation, and laboratory maintenance. 4. Schedules and coordinates research activities. Identifies and recruits study participants. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. 5. May assist in preparing financial information and monitoring budgets. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities



Required Education and Experience



Two years of related work experience in the same job family and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education



Required Skill/Ability 1:



Intermediate to advanced computer proficiency with Excel, Word and ability to utilize electronic medical databases



Required Skill/Ability 2:



Ability to coordinate patient/study participant care from the recruitment phase through off treatment and follow up phase. This coordination may require the scheduling and verification of appointments



Required Skill/Ability 3:



Ability to independently and accurately abstract, create, and maintain a study participant’s research record ensuring all required data is collected, source verified, and entered into sponsor databases



Required Skill/Ability 4:



Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team as well as independently while self-motivating. Professional appearance and manner as well as an excellent attendance record. Experience working with study sponsor personnel a plus



Required Skill/Ability 5:



Proven ability to multitask, maintain confidentiality and manage a broad variety of duties and shifting priorities in a changing environment and to be organized and meticulous with details



Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:



Experience coordinating, planning or working in a high volume multi-task setting. Knowledge of Oracle software, Medidata Rave, EPIC and ONCORE. Knowledge of federal regulations for HIPAA and IRB. Experience working in a Clinical Trials setting preferred. Oncology experience. Completion of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training



Preferred Licenses or Certifications:



Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Clinical Research Professional (ACRP or SOCRA) preferred



Drug Screen



No



Health Screening



No



Background Check Requirements



All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website



COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement



Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.



Posting Disclaimer



The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments



EEO Statement:



University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.


Inquiries concerning Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA).





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