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Title: Clinical Research Associate

Position Summary:

This initiative aims to answer key research questions needed to advance the scientific community’s understanding of Long COVID and discover effective therapeutics to address it. The Clinical Research Associate position is part of the Clinical Science Core (CSC) whose main purpose is to facilitate the acquisition of quality data for the neurocognitive and mental health measures obtained from pediatric subjects and their caregivers at the multiple hubs and sites that rely upon the CSC for central management of neurocognitive and mental health data acquisition. For the main purpose, the Clinical Research Associate will: facilitate training of site personnel in measure administration; conduct regular meetings of site personnel to monitor progress and acquisition of quality data; coordinate information gathered in regular meetings with the CSC Pediatric Psychologist responsible for managing all training and acquisition of neurocognitive and mental health data. This is an interdepartmental effort that spans the Office of Science and Research, Department of Medicine, Department of Population Health and Medical Center IT. Reporting to the CSC Pediatric Psychologist, the Clinical Research Associate takes responsibility for working with our research partners and a large network of participating clinical research sites to implement the study protocol and monitor study recruitment.

Job Responsibilities:

· Support the development, preparation, and revision of the training materials and training activities required for sites to administer, score, and enter data from measures of neurocognitive and mental health functioning.

· Conduct weekly meetings with assigned sites to obtain information on data acquisition, data processing, and data entry.

· Report on a twice-weekly basis on issues encountered at each site to the CSC Pediatric Psychologist.

· Provide directives to site personnel based upon review of issues with the CSC Pediatric Psychologist.

· Monitor on a daily basis report of findings that trigger subject safety and health responses and report those to the CSC Pediatric Psychologist.

· Provide recommended steps to be taken by site clinical agents to inform subject caregivers of follow up needs after safety and health triggers have been reviewed by the CSC Pediatric Psychologist.

· Prepare for and schedule yearly in-person site visits.

· Prepare for and schedule yearly training meetings for site personnel to account for turnover in personnel gathering, scoring, and entering neurocognitive and mental health data.

Degree Type Degrees Info Required/Preferred

Bachelor's Degree Required

Minimum Experience: 2

Skills Category Required/Preferred

Experience with clinical research studies required. Experience managing multi-site studies and working with large and diverse networks of clinical research sites is preferred. Experience and knowledge of applicable regulations and guidance documents.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a scientific field, business, healthcare administration or a related field and at least 3 years' experience in academic or other clinical research environment, or related area with demonstrated analysis and facilitation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Benefits & Perks:

Medasource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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