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Patient Care Technician - Clinical Research

Posted: September 18, 2023
Salary:US$19.00 - US$25.00 per hour + Medical/Dental/Vision
Location:Staten Island
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description

We are looking to add a Patient Care Technician to our growing team in an overnight role. This position will target 3 12 hour shifts a week and we need someone with at least 2 years in the Behavioral Health/Psych therapeutic area. This is a great opportunity to get started and gain experience in the Clinical Research space.


  • Performs regular safety and status checks on clinical trial subjects housed on unit as determined by physician orders
  • Performs appropriate research protocol procedures as delegated which may include but are not limited to vital signs, blood collection and processing, ECGs, and point of care laboratory tests.
  • Performs basic lab procedures as delegated including but not limited to preparation of specimen tubes and labels, blood specimen collection, centrifuge operation, storing and shipping of lab specimens, accountability of specimens and notification of courier for specimen pick-ups
  • Ensures that biological specimens are disposed of appropriately
  • Maintains a clean, safe work environment for both fellow employees and clinical trial subjects
  • Engage the clinical trial subjects in group activities or one-on-one activities while housed on unit.
  • Assures subjects have linens, toiletry items, and other sundries needed while the subject is housed on the unit.
  • Serve meals and provide snacks to clinical trial subjects while subjects are housed on unit
  • Study, learn and comply with site standard operating procedures, and other policies, practices and regulations where applicable
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Education and experience

      • High school Degree or equivalent
      • CPR Certification required
      • Phlebotomy certification (national) preferred
      • Able to communicate with providers, co-workers, and others in a collaborative and courteous manner
      • Knowledgeable in medical terminology

  • Requirements

    • Ability to work independently and as a team player
    • Ability to organize and prioritize within a changing environment
    • Uses safety/universal precautions to protect self, subjects and staff