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The Department of Reproductive Medicine is conducting research studies to identify better predictors of poor pregnancy outcomes. Clinical data and biospecimens are being collected at several clinical sites from normal and high-risk pregnancies.
Under supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for recruiting subjects and collecting samples and clinical data for studies in the Department of Reproductive Medicine. Responsibilities include: maintaining relationships with recruitment sources; screening potential research subjects; enrolling appropriate research subjects into clinical research studies; establishing and maintaining methods for recruitment data collection; collecting and processing biospecimens; collecting clinical data. The individual will abstract information from medical records, code and enter data, perform basic data analysis, write preliminary reports, and update databases.
Current Phlebotomy certification or be willing to undergo training for certification for Phlebotomy (a 6-week course including 2 weekends, paid by the department).
Theoretical knowledge in biological sciences or related field or equivalent experience in health services setting. Strong theoretical knowledge in biology, medicine, or related field.
Demonstrated experience using various software packages such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and database such as Excel or Access to prepare various research reports for presentation and data analyses.
Ability and willingness to handle and work with human tissues and other biohazardous, toxic, and carcinogenic materials and to recognize safety problems. Knowledge of radiation safety and biosafety techniques and practices. Demonstrated ability to follow established Safety and Biohazardous Material Guidelines.
Strong demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with health professionals, patients, and caregivers. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to elicit patient cooperation and work in interdisciplinary team harmoniously.
Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to keep accurate and complete records.
Proven ability to complete difficult work assignments. Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Experience in establishing and maintaining relationship with outside agencies and in-house groups to recruit subjects into Clinical Research Studies.
Experience in recruiting research subjects into clinical studies. Knowledge of informed consent issues.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Must be available for working according to variable schedules including occasional weekends. Must be willing to work occasional extended shifts and/or flexible hours.
Must have valid California driver's license and/or reliable transportation. Must be willing to travel off-site.
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