Associate clinical research coordinator - health Job at Ochsner Health, New Orleans, LA

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  • Ochsner Health
  • New Orleans, LA

Job Description

Region: New Orleans Region

Facility: Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Employment Type: Full time

Job Category: Research & Academics

Job Number: REQ_00205329


We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed – our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job evaluates, initiates, and maintains activities related to the conduct of clinical trials with the assistance and guidance of departmental staff. Communicates with external funding agencies and sponsors, other departments, departmental staff, and patients to ensure the understanding of the requirements of conducting and participating in clinical trials. Organizes and manages all patient care requirements of the company with the direction and approval of other research staff.

Education
Required – High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience
Required – 1 year of relevant research or clinical experience,
OR
Bachelor’s degree in life science or related field.

Certifications

Required – Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association within 60 days of hire. Exceptions will be granted for those in fully remote status.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knowledge of medical and clinical research terminology and processes.
  • Familiarity with ICH guidelines for ethical conduct of research.
  • Ability to follow the investigational plan in execution of study visits.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the requirements and regulations associated with the conduct of clinical trials and other related research activity.
  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications, including working knowledge of Epic.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills and ability pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities and work a flexible work schedule.

Job Duties

  • Assists in recruiting study participants and screening study participants for eligibility on the telephone, in the clinic, and other settings as required.
  • Coordinates and oversees patient (study participant) activity as it relates to the conduct of research and clinical trials including informed consent under direction and supervision of more senior research staff.
  • Arranges necessary tests and procedures in accordance with protocol requirements and reports results to the investigator.
  • Performs clinical laboratory activities as required per protocol.
  • Develops and maintains all required documentation as it relates to the conduct of assigned clinical trials and associated patient care.
  • Completes data entry into sponsor-specific data entry systems and/or supports data coordinator, including query resolution.
  • Conducts daily work and clinical trial activity in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state, and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations, and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. The incumbent has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.

Individuals who reside in and will work from the following areas are not eligible for remote work position: Colorado, California, Washington, New York, and Washington D.C.

Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement , as well as the pay transparency policy for more information.

Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Job Tags

Remote job, Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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