The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is offering an exciting opportunity to join one of our very well-established clinical research teams. In this position, you will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in the conduct and implementation of clinical research within the Orthopaedic Trauma service at Methodist Hospital in downtown Indy.
This unit participates in PI initiated as well as national and international studies as part of a consortium. Knowledge generated from our research positively impacts our community, our hospital and, most importantly, our patients for years to come.
In this key role, you will assist in the conduct of clinical studies or clinical trials.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Sample collection, processing, storage, and pickup from pathology lab, shipping samples as needed, create enrollment folders for studies, kit building and shipping as needed, transferring samples to the Indiana BioBank as needed.
Extract data from EMR for studies as directed. Input data into REDCap from case report forms as directed.
Complete patient interviews over the phone and/or complete medical record reviews for study follow up as needed.
High school diploma or GED and one year of patient-related or clinical research experience.
Proficiency in direct and in-direct patient related activities. Proficiency at computer data entry/retrieval. Ability to work independently and perform concurrent tasks. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Detail oriented with a high level of professionalism and customer service.
Bachelor's degree. Prior experience with biological specimen handling.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Willingness to work in an environment containing human and animal biologic specimens. Ability to handle the stresses inherent to remaining witness to a wide range of surgical procedures. Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without an accommodation.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 06
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY (IN-ORTS-IUINA)
Internal Number: 76766
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.