As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Research Assistant I performs a primary research role in Research. Performs consenting for disease specific registries, as well as data collection, data entry, and data analysis under the direction of the study Principle Investigator. Assist in the preparation of manuscripts. Maintains both handwritten and computerized records of work performed.
Nemours is looking for a full-time Clinical Research Assistant I position. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating, implementing and completing clinical research studies by conducting IRB approved protocols, recruiting participants, obtaining informed consent/assent, collecting data, maintaining tracking records, performing analyses, and assisting in abstract/manuscript preparation.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in a health-related science and a minimum of 2 full-years (4000 hours) of clinical research experience. Proficiency with Microsoft computer software is required.
Essential Functions 1. Follows all aspects of Good Clinical Practices in the conduct of clinical research
2. Assists in protocol preparation; prepares documents as required by sponsoring agencies; develops source documents; develops consent and assent documents; prepares IRB memoranda.
4. In-services clinical staff for study purposes.
5. Recruits patients.
6. Develops strategies to assure study subject compliance with protocol requirements.
7. Coordinates protocol activities; prepares clinical specimens for shipment to central laboratories.
8. Performs clinical data gathering and measurements.
9. Maintains study databases; assists in data analysis and manuscript / abstract preparation.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.