How to Apply
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.
The Neurology Clinical Trials Organization (NeCTO) is seeking an experienced, positive, highly motivated, organized, autonomous person with excellent multi-tasking ability and record-keeping skills to join our research team. The characteristic duties and responsibilities of this position involve patient/family interaction and may evolve over time to match changing needs and priorities.
NeCTO supports clinical research in neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Epilepsy, Multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions. We are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic individual to join our team to help with the conduct of clinical research trials and studies.
Work with Principal Investigator(PI) to recruit, screen, and consent study participants
Send study information/informed consent(s) to prospective study participants
Schedule subjects for research visits and follow-up appointments
Coordinate each patient’s study participation from enrollment to completion
Prepare IRB documents and submit IRB applications
Enter research-related MiChart orders for study visits and additional study services- MRI, PFT, etc.
Deliver lab kits to MCRU and/or Domino’s Farms, and pick up lab reqs, results at Derm, PFT, Kellogg, etc.
Scan Informed Consent Forms into MiChart
Database maintenance, data entry of CRFs, and management of other study-related documents
Assists with collection of external medical records, CLIAs, CAPs, and radiology CDs etc.
Gains appropriate training & knowledge of EMR, CTMS, EDC, databases, etc.
Maintains good rapport/communication with subjects, study team, PI, NeCTO staff members etc.
Assists and prepares for monitoring visits and/or audits
Able to work independently for extended periods while maintaining effective communication and guidance from senior NeCTO staff members and PIs
Ability to record time spent working on studies in an effort tracking system/spreadsheet
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma, college degree or equivalent experience in a health science discipline
At least 1 year of clinical research experience
Ability to work independently, exercising good judgment, with minimal supervision
Strong problem-solving skills
Some understanding of GCP, ICH, HIPAA, and FDA regulations
Professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Confident, highly motivated, with multi-tasking and record keeping capabilities
Ability to respect and protect confidential information
Accurate and efficient in daily work responsibilities
Ability to adhere to established timelines to accomplish tasks
Able to learn and use new skills quickly and effectively
Outstanding organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
Positive attitude and willingness to help
Ability to be flexible and focused in a sometimes fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Proficiency in the use of computers and software including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Comfortable interacting with patients suffering from a variety of neurological disorders, including cognitive and/or physical disability – strong People Skills
Willingness to track time/effort spent working on projects in tracking software/spreadsheet
Working knowledge of: MiChart, OnCore and eResearch
Prior health care and/or scheduling experience
GCP certified; CITI and PEERRS completed.
A working knowledge of medical terminology and assessment of laboratory values
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