Research Program Assistant Job Description

Research Program Assistant Job Description

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Research program assistant provides oversight to ensure that research studies are conducted in accordance with study protocols, standard operating procedures, Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines, and applicable regulatory requirements.

Research Program Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collect data via abstraction from paper and electronic medical records • Maintain logs of patient screening, treatments and visits • Data entry, management and calculations using computerized database, word processing and spreadsheet software
Generates computerized statistical data for analytical purposes using a variety of scientific software packages
Maintains the Directors’ calendars, correspondence, and travel itineraries
Assists the Directors with maintaining financial oversight of the HRI through budget preparation, analysis and review
Assists in preparation of fundraising proposals and reports to donors
Assists with Power Point, outreach activities and contacts management
Updates web and social media content
Hires and supervises interns for HRI
Drafts contracts and manages expenses including payment to consultants/associates
Contacts participant’s PCP for clearance for six minute walk and conducts chart reviews for participant chronic conditions and medication

Research Program Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Research Program Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CITI, CPR, HIPAA, HIV, BLS

Education for Research Program Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the research program assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Graduate, Public Health, Psychology, Neuroscience, Health, History, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Biology

Skills for Research Program Assistant

Desired skills for research program assistant include:

Medical terminology
To identify situations requiring special attention
Community geography
Research and applies basic analytical skills to administer assigned projects
Ability to locate participant homes and navigate rural roads effectively and safely
Complies with Good Clinical Practices
ICH Guidelines and SKCCC Clinical Research Office policies
Status of current studies
Assigned protocols and reporting requirements
Software

Desired experience for research program assistant includes:

Will attend community events such as health fairs, block parties, and community fairs to conduct community outreach
Manage the program’s social media platforms
Performs and documents phlebotomy, other sample collection, vital signs, EKGs according to JHH policy and in accordance with clinical trial specifications
Verifies correct scheduling of patient appointments, tests, and visits as they pertain to completion of protocol requirements
Work with low-income adults who histories of drug addiction and/or HIV infection
Administer incentive programs to promote drug abstinence and medication adherence

Research Program Assistant Examples

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Research Program Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a research program assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research program assistant
  • Assist in entering data
  • Schedule visits for study participants
  • Assist in recruiting new participants
  • Conduct intake and outcome assessments
  • Assist with monitoring patients' progress and attendance, updating patients' graphs, and help facilitate computer-based typing, keypad, data entry, and other training programs
  • Attend weekly meetings with Director, faculty and research program manager to report on recruitment rates, patient progress and performance in the trial, and other key trial data
  • Will coordinate the day to day support of a large clinical research group
  • Operates clinical equipment as directed by the Research Coordinator, Program Manager or PI
  • Assist team in the coordination of project-related activities (i.e., data collection, surveys/interviews, coordination of bio-specimen collection) at internal or external (on-site & off-site) study sites
  • Identify, contact, recruit and enroll research participants
Qualifications for research program assistant
  • Maintain databases (including data entry) and project documentation with accuracy
  • Review of patient information for recruitment and other study purposes, ensuring that patient privacy and confidentiality is protected at all times
  • Other project-related or administrative responsibilities as requested
  • Assist with mailings to patients
  • Implements and maintains data collection and analysis systems in support of research protocol
  • Assists clinical research staff with data collection, including obtaining medical records, lab results, diagnostic results, visit notes, data entry, and data clarification
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Research Program Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research program assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for research program assistant
  • Coordinates the preparation of accounting paperwork for procurement of project related goods and services for various IDRHA sponsored projects, including specific faculty and staff expense reconciliation
  • Maintains an accurate and confidential file system of review proposals and review outcomes
  • Assists in the preparation of IDRHA project reports, spreadsheets, presentation materials and documents
  • Conduct participant recruitment of expectant women at obstetric clinical sites on the Johns Hopkins Hospital campus and in community settings
  • Assist with data collection with women and infants
  • Set up tools and procedures for maintaining the biomarker repository
  • Travel to and conduct home-based lessons between 28 weeks gestation and 18 months postpartum
  • Contacts hospital-site staff to identify potential participants
  • Explains study to patients and family members, requests participation and obtains informed consent
  • Schedules and confirms participants for hospital and/or home interviews
Qualifications for research program assistant
  • College-level studies in health, behavioral science, marketing, or sales • Experience doing community work or volunteering • Experience with work or volunteer time in a research setting, retail or other customer service or customer support job, or any telephone-based work
  • Prepare/transcribe/proofread documents including memos, letters, project/presentation materials, grant applications, and other materials for the research attending(s)
  • Maintain updated Research Attending ‘s curriculum vitae
  • Complete required paperwork for research attending‘s within the department
  • Assist in acquisition and controls distribution of research office supplies for the Research Service
  • Greet and directs visitors appropriately
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Research Program Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research program assistant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research program assistant
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and conferences as requested
  • Arrange travel and help with reimbursement as needed
  • Participate in general research coordination of small internally-funded projects
  • Function as office receptionist
  • Provides filing, copying, typing and faxing for investigators and management
  • Operates and maintains all suite office machines including faxes, printers, phones, computers, conference room equipment and copiers
  • Maintains and keeps all common areas in the suite organized and clean including the conference room, patient rooms and kitchen
  • Maintains non-confidential staff HR files for stroke research including training and occupational health documentation
  • Collects and distributes incoming mail and faxes on a daily basis
  • Analyzes data and writes research progress reports including summarizing test results of participating investigators and assists in the preparation and writing of papers for publication
Qualifications for research program assistant
  • The ideal candidate will have an interest in public policy and an educational background in economics, public policy, statistics/mathematics, computer science, or another social science field
  • Relevant research experience in the form of summer internships and/or coursework for research projects required
  • Ability to synthesize and summarize large amounts of information and to focus quickly on the essence of an issue
  • Ability to communicate ideas, thoughts and concepts clearly and concisely, both in writing and orally
  • Ability to be responsive to the direction of research managers/supervisors while working with a high degree of independence within a creative, fast-paced, action-oriented and collegial environment
  • Performs administrative functions such as assisting in projecting budgets and procuring laboratory space, supplies and equipment
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Research Program Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a research program assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for research program assistant
  • Input, organize, edit, and verify data on Macintosh computer
  • Conducting classroom observations and working closely with teachers and school administrators around scheduling the observations
  • Supports the program’s research agenda through research and writing support
  • Assists with management of program interns
  • Regularly updates website and contact database
  • Responsible for participant recruitment through various media sources including TV, radio, newspaper
  • Assist with developing and implementing program strategies
  • Prepare persuasive presentations
  • Correspond with industry and government representatives
  • Maintain “dangerous goods” shipping and handling of biohazardous material certificates, HIPAA certifications
Qualifications for research program assistant
  • Master’s degree in any related field conducting data collection and analysis
  • Experience with interviewing individual and focus groups
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry and/or related field
  • At least 1 year of experience in laboratory research (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Ability perform research in a laboratory setting working with independence for all routine procedures, to lead certain research activities, and to perform various advanced procedures
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and assisting in the preparation of technical procedures and reports
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Research Program Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research program assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for research program assistant
  • Collects specimens (blood, saliva and urine) and adheres to strict labeling and handling protocols, collection timelines as governed by program protocols
  • Responsible for communication and collaboration with physician champions and practice staff to complete enrollment steps according to protocols
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate data capture of program and participant elements into external (NIH) and internal databases and websites, according to NIH protocols
  • Responsible for communication with participants leading up to enrollment appointment (sending reminders, providing guidance for completion of online steps)
  • Responsible for placing outreach phone calls to recruit new participants for enrollment
  • Responsible for knowing and conveying all program elements to include program background, enrollment steps, FAQ’s, and relevant protocol aspects to interested participants
  • Serves as ambassador and program expert while manning tables and booths in high traffic areas and at community events to increase awareness and gain enrollments
  • Collects basic demographic information from interested participants, enters the data into the program’s customer relationship management system, and follows-up to secure enrollment
  • If certified, may be required to perform phlebotomy for specimen collection
  • Perform Routine clinical procedures, , take vital signs- blood pressure, height, weight
Qualifications for research program assistant
  • Ability perform research in a laboratory setting working with little training and independence for all routine procedures, to lead certain research activities, and to perform various advanced procedures
  • 2 years related experience required, preferrably in an experimental research setting is preferred
  • Highly motivated with the ability to take initiative and function as a self-starter
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and with limited in-person supervision
  • Excellent organization/prioritization skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management and operations

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