Job: Clinical Research Assistant (Chandler)

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Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement: To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview: We are looking for a qualified and experienced Research Assistant to assist in managing and conducting clinical trials and ensure that studies are properly conducted in conformance with the protocol guidelines, departmental standards, and good clinical practices

Schedule:  Full-time, Monday through Friday day shift position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assists with maintenance of complete regulatory files, data entry, drug receipt, drug storage, and transportation and other administrative duties as assigned.
    • May assist as unblinded staff for double-blind studies that require unblinded staff at the site.
    • May assist in processing and shipping of samples as appropriate.

  • Responsible for quality of data.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with department standards and all federal regulations and international guidelines of good clinical practice.
  • Active in maintaining continued education and professional growth through participation in continuing education programs.
  • Adheres to protocol requirements.
  • Assists with lab processing and shipping.
  • Assists with completion of CRFs, data entry/query resolution within protocol specified timelines.
  • Schedules and performs patient procedures, assessments, evaluations and testing as required by the protocol, including but not limited to sample collection, processing, shipping, ECGs, vital signs, etc; as applicable.
  • Assists to ensure proper study drug accountability, including receipt, storage, dispensing and transportation.
  • Assist Research Nurses in the maintenance of regulatory documents.
  • Assists and participates in study initiation visits, monitoring visits, closeout visits and audit visits.
  • Communicates regularly with the Research Nurse, Clinical Research Coordinators, Director of Research and Principal Investigator about study related issues as needed
  • Assists with orientation of new staff and ongoing education of other staff in the research department as appropriate
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent clinical and functional skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong communication and team building skills a must.
  • Computer skills required (Microsoft Office).

Education and Experience:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Must have previous clinical research experience.
  • Current IATA, Human subjects protection training or GCP training highly desirable.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health/dental/vision and life insurance, 401K, and a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"