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Job ID: 115439

Clinical Research Associate I
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 7, 2018
Title Clinical Research Associate I
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary
Job Summary
Coordinate and participate in clinical research studies conducted by supervising physicians. Perform a variety of subject care and administrative duties to support activities that meet objectives of assigned research protocol(s).

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide subject care and data collection procedures in adherence with the assigned study protocol and in accordance with good clinical research principals.

Ensure that IRB approval of protocol and informed consent form is obtained prior to initiation of the study.

Review subject charts, database records, and other sources to screen and identify potential subjects for inclusion in study based on criteria described in the protocol.

Confer with subject and physician to explain purpose of study. Explain diagnostic procedures and method of treatment to answer subject and family concerns. Obtain written consent for subject to participate in a study prior to initiation of any protocol procedures.

Maintain accurate records of the receipt, inventory, and dispensation of study drug and materials. Work with the nursing staff to administer study drug to research subjects.

Obtain and coordinate subject blood samples, cultures, tissues, and other specimens for laboratory analysis as described in study protocol.

Collect pertinent information and data from subject charts and records, subject interviews, and other sources. Complete case report forms (CRFs eCRF’s) in accordance with research protocol guidelines.

Inspect CRFs/eCRF’s, source documentation, and study files to ensure completeness.

Review CRFs/eCRF’s, source documentation, and study files with representative from sponsor, consortium, or Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at each visit. Make necessary corrections to CRFs/eCRF’s and submit requested documentation in a timely manner.

Comply with standard operating procedures of the sponsor, institutional review board (IRB), and facilities involved with the trial.

Compile and submit reports, documents, and correspondence as necessary to the IRB, sponsor, and facilities.

Provide training and direction to research staff or new personnel on protocol procedures.

Review journals, abstracts, and scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments.

Demonstrates appropriate managerial and interpersonal skills to provide appropriate supervision of the research associate.

Prepare IRB review materials and project status reports to Sponsor.

Reports AE’s/SAE’s promptly to Investigator/Sponsor and submits necessary documentation to IRB/Sponsor.

Maintains current knowledge and awareness of organizational and regulatory standards, policy and procedures.

Organizes monitoring visits requested by Sponsor

Provides oversight of the day-to-day operations of assigned project.
Maintains file system of program specific data to track enrollment, budget and invoicing timelines in coordination with CTO.

Administers prescribed study medications and monitor stud participants for side effects from study medications

Works closely with principal investigators to assure subjects receive appropriate medical evaluation and care

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, health science and the equivalent of one year of full-time acute care or clinical research experience

One year experience in a health or research environment to allow familiarity with basic medical and research terminology and procedures

Detail-oriented person with the ability to collect, compile, and analyze information

Ability to understand and communicate research protocol requirements to others

Can work independently on multiple tasks and manage time effectively

Software familiarity

Medical terminology

Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will have a RN degree

The preferred candidate will currently have NCURA or SOCRA certification

Current certificate for shipping of hazardous good or obtain immediately after hire

Physical Demands
Salary Range $45,000 – $55,000
Work Hours
37.5 p/week

FTE 1.00
Special Instructions to Applicants
Close DateExternal Closing Date 11/20/2018
Open Until Filled No
Contact Information
Contact’s Name Judith Fadel
Contact’s Title Resource Manager
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-859 -4847

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