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Research Assistant

Center for Pharmaceutical Research

Center for Pharmaceutical Research

Kansas City, Missouri, US.



Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Published on 2022-06-29 14:33

Looking for college graduates!!! 
Are you hard-working, detail-oriented, and enjoy a fast-paced environment? We are looking to add new team members to join our team, no experience necessary. Apply now to work in the exciting field of Clinical Research! 

Alliance for Multispecialty Research is a fast-growing clinical research organization that conduct trials for the development of pharmaceuticals. AMR offers competitive pay, 401K matching, health/dental/vision, paid STD and LTD, as well as on demand access to your pay! 

Team Member Benefits:

·         Health, Dental, Vision·         Supplemental Life Coverage·         Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability (AMR covers cost)·         Life Insurance (AMR covers cost of AD&D $50,000) ·         401K (employer matching)·         Paid Time Off·         Holiday Pay·         Employee Assistance Program

Position Overview

The role of the Assistant Coordinator is responsible for assisting in organizing and implementing procedures of each clinical research trial. 

To consistently embody AMR’s Core Values:·         Excellence and Consistency·         Collaborative Innovation

·         Respect for our Subjects, Sponsors and Team Members

·         Community

·         Unimpeachable Ethics

The Assistant Coordinator reports to the Onsite Sub-Investigator.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Required to be in clinic and available to assist the coordinators when patients are onsite.·         Patient triage obtain height/weight measurements, vitals, and electrocardiograms (EKG/ECG). ·         If receptionist is out of the office and clinic is light, monitor patient arrivals. Upon arrival, check-in the patient. If screening visit, copy patient’s license and provide paperwork. Triage back to clinic. ·         Responsible for filing source documents in the subject’s charts. Examples of source documents include, but are not limited to:·         Patient history documents;·         Medical charts with progress notes; ·         Laboratory reports;  ·         Other ancillary reports, e.g., ECG, chest x-ray, pathology, etc.; ·         Documents of contacts e.g., letter, fax, e-mail, with sponsor, labs, IRBs, and/or subjects; and·         Subject diaries;·         Subject’s questionnaires·         Clinic preparation including but not limited to the following task:·         Create screening charts once screening source is available.  ·         Place sign-it stickies on all sections requiring investigator signatures.  ·         Place Informed Consent Form on top of the screening chart. ·         Randomization Charts:o   Once the subject is randomized, the screening charts is transferred to a randomization binder. See Randomization Checklist. o   Reconsents are placed at the front of the visit’s source. ·         All screening charts and randomization charts for the next two days are placed on the shelf in clinic. The charts for the next day’s clinic are pulled the day before and placed on the counter in clinic. ·         Ensure clinic areas are tidy up and exam rooms are ready for new patients. Clinic rooms are stocked with necessary medical supplies. Counters are wiped with disinfectant wipes. ·         Assists with study start-up to including but not limited to: o   Complete required trainingo   Attend applicable parts of the Site Initiation Visit (SIV)o   When source is ready, start making screening charts and make copied of the ICF.  ·         QA all documents while filing, i.e.: make sure the doctor has signed/dated for every “sign here” sticky. ·         Pull off the sticky (or any date post-its) if they have signed correctly before filing. ·         If a doctor missed a signature, let the coordinator for that study know and place the unsigned page (with the sticky still attached) back in the doctor’s folder.·         Anything printed on thermal paper (ECGs, bladder scan results) MUST be photocopied. Stamp the copy with the “certified copy” stamp and initial/date. Attach original document to certified copy before filing in the patient’s chart. Note: One printout will go in the source charts while the second original is out for review and signature. Once the MD signs, the signed original with the certified copy is filed in the source chart. The second printout is removed and shredded.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Call randomized “no show” patients and reschedule within window.·         If applicable, send study logs per the Sponsor’s directives.·         Complete study logs (i.e., complete ICF Log, Screening Log, Randomization Log, etc.)
·         Requests Medical records and perform appropriate follow-up. Upon faxing the signed medical release, follow-up with the medical facility will occur within 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours, and 5 business days. If records have not been received after 10 days, escalate to onsite Sub-Investigator who can call as a medical provider.  

·         Assist in processing and shipping lab specimens during high-volume clinics. 

  Desired Skills and Qualifications:

·         A least 6 months of past medical office experience, medical certificate, or equivalent previous work experience required. ·         Ability to work consistently and effectively as part of a high-performance work team.·         Ability to effectively devote keen and acute attention to detail. ·         Demonstrated ability to exercise standard Universal Precautions, or ability to quickly learn and apply Universal Precautions. ·         Positive attitude and the ability and desire to work in a company that embraces collaboration and a team approach. ·         Demonstrated ability to operate basic office equipment including (but not limited to) copy machines, facsimile machine and computers. ·         Strong verbal and interpersonal skills ·         Professional and highly motivated “self-starter” with the ability to exercise initiative, together with ability to work as a team player as well as independently while managing a variety of skills in a variety of software environments, i.e. Word, Excel, Internet.·         Excellent task management and prioritization skills.·         Proven ability to successfully build and cultivate excellent long-term relationships ·         Excellent follow up 

Alliance of Multispecialty Research does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


** This job description is intended to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities of the staff holding this position. The staff may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

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