Soc/Clin Research Assistant

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

June 29, 2021


Posting Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant Position Number 20037393 Vacancy ID P012890 Budgeted Hiring Range $31,200 - $45,494 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN08 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 1-Year Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Department Name and Number Sheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res-633100 Date First Posted 06/10/2021 Closing Date 06/29/2021 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research seeks to improve the health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the problems, issues, and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care services. This is accomplished through an interdisciplinary program of research, consultation, technical assistance, and training that focuses on timely and policy-relevant questions concerning the accessibility, adequacy,organization, cost, and effectiveness of health care services, and the dissemination of this information to policymakers and the general public.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

This position is for a research specialist within the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care at The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work on the Pragmatic Evaluation of Events and Benefits of Lipid-Lowering in Older Adults (PREVENTABLE) clinical trial. The purpose of this position is to coordinate the clinical trial which includes the following: participant recruitment, screening, and eligibility verification; informed consent; obtaining study measurements and data; study drug ordering and renewal; maintaining study files; oversight of lab sample collection, preparation, and shipment; and IRB communication and reporting.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

The candidate will need strong written and verbal communication skills, flexibility, and excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills, keen attention to detail and self-review of work for accuracy and completeness is required. The candidate should have some knowledge of medical terminology and be able to screen participants for eligibility. The candidate must be able to report and enter this information in databases according to protocol and timeline. The candidate must be an effective listener and communicator, and must be able to partner closely with a variety of clinical staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant training and experience include a bachelor's degree or higher with a concentration in the premedical sciences or public health, and experience coordinating clinical research. One-year experience coordinating clinical trials and experience with REDCap and EPIC is highly desired. Experience working with healthcare staff and older adults is also desirable. Trained phlebotomist is also preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link https: //

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Supplemental Questions

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  • Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Assistant position.
  • Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate in any field.
  • Associate's in any field and at least 2 years of experience.
  • Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience).
  • High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience.
  • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and experience to equal 8 years. (ex. 3 years of high school and 5 years of experience).
  • None of the above
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