Human Research Technologist 3
Penn State University
- College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
- Job Number:
- Level/Salary Band:
- 03 – H – Non-exempt
- Work Unit:
- Penn State College of Medicine
- Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute
- Full/Part Time:
Recruit subjects for clinical trials; describe the study, procedures, risks, benefits and eligibility requirements. Schedule patient/client participation and data collection for studies; perform necessary study visits and ensure proper documentation. Draft protocols, abstracts and consent forms; coordinate abstraction of patient data from charts in compliance with protocols; assure the collection of subject data based on protocol. Review protocols with Principal Investigators (PI) and sponsors; prepare study budget based on sponsor’s protocol and meet with Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Serve as liaison with Principal Investigator, physicians and Human Subjects Protection Office dealing with data analysis, protocol adherence, required changes and/or study-visit timelines. Complete and submit Institutional Review Board (IRB) paperwork and modifications. Enter and analyze data in support of scientific papers. Develop and organize research materials such as visit forms, spreadsheets, and other documents. Coordinate the development of new research protocols and assist in application development. Interface with support departments that may be involved in protocols, study start-up, recruitment, and close-out. Perform laboratory procedures and operate specialized equipment used in clinical research studies. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in a healthcare related field plus one to three years clinical research experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Specific experience in Neurology or Neurosciences, and specifically clinical trials a significant plus. Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) certification preferred. If not certified, must be willing to pursue and obtain certification within six months. Must have excellent organizational, time-management, multi-tasking, leadership and communication skills. Must possess intermediate computer skills. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.