University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Professional Research Assistant
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes Adult Clinic
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
Nature of Work
The Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC) is a multi-disciplinary diabetes center located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The BDC is affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Medicine. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) Professional Research Assistant within the BDC’s Adult Clinic. This is a clinical position with no laboratory duties.
This position reports to the Adult Clinic manager, Christie Beatson and Principal Investigator, Satish Garg, MD, and other co-investigators as needed.
No supervision of others is required of this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is a position requiring interest in medical research, the ability to be self-directed, detail-oriented, and adaptable in a high-intensity research environment involving multiple industry sponsored pharmaceutical research studies. Duties and responsibilities include:
Identify, recruit and enroll eligible patients into multiple industry sponsored and investigator initiated research studies involving the treatment and management of diabetes
Data collection and data entry per study protocol requirements
Educate patients and staff about study requirements
Participate in study meetings and trainings as required
Blood drawing, sample processing and shipping per protocol specification
Work with industry and other agency monitors to ensure accuracy of data and adherence to protocols
Perform EKG’s and vitals (ht, wt, blood pressure) for study and clinic patients
Assist with overall clinic duties such as patient check in and calling prescriptions to the pharmacy
Use of Electronic Medical Record (Epic)
Develop research protocols and informed consents in collaboration with Principal Investigator (PI)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
This position requires good interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work under pressure, the ability to multitask and the willingness to learn and comply with relevant laws, rules, regulations and policies.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services .
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Diversity and Equity:
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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
-Bachelors of Arts or Sciences degree.
Previous experience in research or medical setting preferred
Patient interaction and/or interviewing experience
Phlebotomy and laboratory experience
Knowledge of and experience working with type 1 diabetes, including CGMs, sensors and insulin pumps
This position works typically Monday-Friday eight-hours/day. Occasional weekends and extended days sometimes required. The position will be located at the Barbara Davis on the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz medical campus in Aurora, CO.
Primary Location: Aurora
Job Category Faculty
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Sep 15, 2020
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Talisha Bell
Posting Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posting Number 00778585
Req ID: 19214
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