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Medical Assistant (Research Assistant)

Posted: September 21, 2023
Salary:US$18.00 - US$23.00 per hour
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Are you a Medical Assistant looking for growth? Look no further! This is the PERFECT opportunity for an MA to transition into the Clinical Research industry and set their roots down with a dynamic and growing company. Apply today!


  • The Clinical Research Assistant assists the Clinical Operations Team in a multi-functional capacity to carry out all assigned tasks associated with the collection, documentation, and maintenance of clinical data including phlebotomy/laboratory, data entry and administrative responsibilities.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the conduct of clinical trials in accordance with the study protocol, GCP, ICH Guidelines, and company SOPs

  • Perform venipuncture, capillary puncture and/or other fluid collection within scope of the protocol and local law and regulations

  • With supervision, perform clinical assessments (vital signs, phlebotomy, ECG, etc) within scope of the protocol, local law and regulations

  • Process, package and ship laboratory specimens as required per protocol and IATA regulations, if applicable

  • Track, order and maintain inventory of all laboratory and study related supplies throughout course of the clinical trial

  • Enter source data into the sponsor's and/or vendor's data portal and resolve basic queries in a timely manner under the direction of the Clinical Research Coordinator

  • Communicate with coworkers, leadership, study subjects, sponsors, CROs, and vendors under the direction of the Clinical Research Team

  • Understand good documentation practices when collecting, transferring data to sponsor/CRO data capture systems and resolving queries under the direction of the Clinical Research Coordinator

  • Understand the informed consent process with emphasis on ensuring initial and ongoing consent of study subjects

  • Understand basic elements of regulatory documentation required to initiate, maintain and close a clinical research trial

  • Understand and participate in patient recruiting tasks including but not limited to prescreening potential subjects for clinical research trials either via phone or in person

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient protected health information, sponsor confidential information and Velocity confidential information

  • Ability to escalate potential patient safety issues such as adverse events, serious adverse events, and adverse events of special interest to the Clinical Research Team

  • Cleaning, organizing, and disinfecting the patient care, lab and lab equipment areas as needed

  • Prepare source document charts, copy and/or file medical records and study related documents as required.

  • Perform front office duties as needed including but not limited to answering phones, scheduling subjects, making reminder calls and updating patient tracking systems.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School Graduate and/or technical degree with minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in life sciences industry