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Research Assistant

Employment: Clinical Research

Type: Full Time

Location: Houston, TX

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About the Position

The Research Assistant supports the day-to-day functions of the Research Operations department by preparing, collecting, compiling, and documenting clinical research and data and regulatory documents. May Assist with direct patient care, laboratory, and maintenance of supplies duties. Ensure site research quality by practicing in compliance Texas Oncology.  

Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update open trials list, schedule monitor visits and study initiation visits and various other appointments for the clinical research team.
  • Will be updating various databases and navigating through different computer programs.
  • As directed by the research protocol or per the request of the provider, schedule clinic appointments, diagnostic tests and/or procedures.
  • Order protocol required supplies.
  • Coordinate patient clinic visits by preparing the research packet, central lab kits, consent documents, quality of life documents, and patient/drug diaries as applicable.
  • Will be prepping oversight meetings, complete audits, document in various systems as directed by the team.

Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                  

  • Participates in educational and training activities.
  • Attends continuing education offerings.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years of experience as an administrative assistant or in a health science role
  • MS office excel and outlook use is required, computer savvy.
  • Great Multi-tasker, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

English

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Work is performed in an office environment and requires frequent interaction with the research and non-research staff, physicians, patients, study sponsors and regulatory agencies. 

Work will require limited travel by air or automobile approximately 25% of time such as to other locations within the practice or investigators meetings.

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region.

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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