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Banner Health Clinical Research Assistant in Gilbert, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Gilbert, Arizona

Department Name:

Research

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Research

Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that’s why we work hard every day to make a difference in people’s lives. Do you like the idea of making a positive change in people’s lives – and your own? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office is the oncology service line for Banner Research. The department operates in Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center and Banner Gateway Medical Center. The department conducts Phases I-III treatment clinical trials covering all disease groups with the goal to provide support to the physician investigators and to provide trial treatment options to the patients in a safe and ethical manner, while ensuring compliance to the FDA and institutional regulations.

This position is Monday - Friday no weekends, no holidays!

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Experience innovative technology and exceptional opportunities for growth and development at Banner Health's state-of-the-art hospital Banner Gateway Medical Center. With comprehensive electronic medical records, physician order entry, digital radiography and proprietary advanced patient monitoring, Banner Gateway provides you with the innovative resources you need to provide your patients with the best care possible. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Located near Phoenix in Gilbert, Ariz., Banner Gateway Medical Center offers 176 private rooms, eight operating suites, a 37-bed emergency department and shares a campus with the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Key specialties include oncology, obstetrics, bariatric surgery, emergency and other services that focus on meeting the changing needs of the dynamic and growing community we serve. About Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Located in Gilbert, Ariz. (the Phoenix Metro area) on the Banner Gateway Campus, the center provides world-class care for oncology patients - both inpatient and outpatient - and has also brought leading oncology programs to the Banner Gateway campus including Stem Cell Transplantation and comprehensive Head & Neck cancer care. Our capabilities include five linear accelerator vaults, a brachytherapy vault, an advanced diagnostic imaging suite with PET/CT scan, more than 50 infusion bays, a cryopreservation lab and much more. Our inpatient medical oncology unit also incorporates a program that utilizes the electronic surveillance partnership in caring for the patient, where remote nurses have the ability to interact with patients via two way audio-video to assist the bedside nurse with patient care.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing patient registrations, as well as compiling and submitting data related to patients engaged in applicable research studies. Monitors study compliance and maintains a system for effective data flow associated with research protocols.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Maintains current and accurate protocol documentation and notifies appropriate individuals of pertinent protocol changes. Identifies and communicates important protocol and data management issues to appropriate individuals.

  2. Verifies that patients have completed appropriate registration materials and maintains related records and information.

  3. Instructs volunteers on protocol requirements and explains procedures and consent forms. Ensures related documentation is properly completed.

  4. Ensures protocol compliance with intense monitoring of specific study requirements and schedules protocol related treatment and tests. Performs specific clinical duties as required per the research study.

  5. Assists in ordering and maintaining research supplies as directed.

  6. Prepares and maintains a variety of documentation in assigned area of responsibility.

  7. May serve as a backup, collecting and delivering specimens for analysis using appropriate or specified equipment. Ensures proper labeling and obtains pertinent clinical and protocol information on request forms.

  8. Department level responsibility. Some positions may have frequent interaction with patients, families, visitors, physicians, and related clinical departments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures as normally obtained through the completion of two years experience in a health care setting, preferably in a research environment. Must have knowledge and understanding of medical terminology in order to read, identify, and extract pertinent data from medical records and information. Must be able to multi-task and re-prioritize duties as needed. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent human relations, organizational and communication skills are required.

Must be knowledgeable of data entry and computer programs associated with maintaining databases, spreadsheets, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Associate’s Degree or Certified Research Assistant Certification preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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