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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a highly competent, self-motivated, and detail-oriented Clinical Subjects Associate to support the research efforts of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Service. The position requires an individual who values high quality customer service, contributes to a positive work environment, and delivers value added to the work environment.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


The incumbent will perform a variety of office support functions including:

  • Screen potential research subjects for various projects
  • Approach potential research subjects, explain research protocol, and obtain patient consent for related clinical research projects
  • Perform phone calls to patients for screening, consent, and follow-up
  • Schedule trial related procedures
  • Conduct in-person patient visits when appropriate, permitted and safe
  • Enter patient research data into an electronic data entry system
  • Collect patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects
  • Collect specimens and monitor patients
  • Assist with presentation preparation of outlines, handouts, slides, graphs and other presentation materials
  • Handle confidential data with discretion at all time
  • Assist with special projects and tasks as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Position requires a Bachelor's Degree
  • Position requires strong verbal and written communication expertise, execellent interpersonal capabilities, and robust organizational skills including attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Reasonable knowledge of University policies and procedures


Desired Qualifications*

Experience using MiChart and Redcap preferred; experience with conducting patient visits for the purposes of research preferred.

Work Schedule

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m with flexibility for early and late meetings and patient enrollments

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.