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Every team member at our clinic is dedicated to improving not only the lives of our individual patients, but the availability of life changing medicine to the national community. If you are interested in one of the open career opportunities below, please send an email  and your resume to our hiring team at kcstudy@kcresearchinstitue.com or select the link below. 

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Asistente de Investigación

Job Title: Research Assistant / Recruiter

Department: Research

Supervisor: Bradley Freilich, M.D., Jessica Hamilton, Laurie Lynn

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay: $18-$22 per hour (based on experience)

Kansas City Research Institute conducts clinical trials yielding results that empower medical professionals, and patients to make informed health care decisions by advancing medical knowledge, promoting new and promising treatments, and facilitating access to otherwise unobtainable medications.

  • GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

Research assistants must be able to read, understand, and follow a clinical trial protocol. Research assistant’s role will service several needs at KCRI including learning patient recruitment and assisting our regulatory department. The research assistant may learn additional tasks such as scheduling, data entry, and basic office duties. The main role of the research assistant will be to fill in the various departments on and as needed basis. A list of duties are as follows but can vary depending on the needs of the trial or the KCRI team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLILITIES

* Review and discuss ICF with subjects in a recruitment manner

* Review inclusion/exclusion criteria to gain an understanding of the trials

* Ensure that all regulatory processes and procedures are complete and documented for review by monitor

* Maintain site files both electronic and paper (filing, documentation)

* Schedule trial specific tests (ie, liver biopsy, MRI) for subjects

* Assist with data entry as needed

* Take phone calls from patients to assist with needs

* Responsible for keeping themselves on task and busy

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

Education:

* Basic medical knowledge is necessary.

* Previous clinical trial or medical office experience

Experience:

Previous experience working with clinical trials is a plus.

KEY COMPENTENCIES

*Read, Write, and Speak English

* Ability to work 8-5 Mon-Thurs, 8-4 Fri

* Effective communication skills with the ability to speak with people with different levels of understanding

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Clinical Research Coordinator

Kansas City Research Institute

Department: Research

Supervisor: Bradley Freilich, M.D., Jessica Hamilton, Laurie Lynn

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay: $25-$35 per hour (based on experience)

Kansas City Research Institute conducts clinical trials yielding results that empower medical professionals, and patients to make informed health care decisions by advancing medical knowledge, promoting new and promising treatments, and facilitating access to otherwise unobtainable medications.

  • GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

Study coordinators must be able to read, understand, and follow a clinical trial protocol. KCRI study coordinators typically manage several clinical trials at a time which are in various stages, all while working with the KCRI team members which includes recruiter, regulatory coordinator, financial coordinator, laboratory coordinator, data coordinator, etc. While there are aspects of each trial overseen by other staff members, the study coordinators handle patient care for their subjects in screening and while on trial. A list of duties are as follows but can vary depending on the needs of the trial or the KCRI team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLILITIES

* Review and sign ICF with subject/reconsenting subjects should the need occur

* Review and document medical history and medications in EMR (source)

* Review inclusion/exclusion criteria

* Obtain vitals per protocol direction

* Obtain ECG per protocol direction

* Dispense investigational product (IP) as well as IP accountability

* Ensure that all processes and procedures are complete and documented for each study visit (i.e., ensure that lab results have been received for each study visit, track AEs & ConMeds)

* Schedule study visits for subjects

* Schedule trial specific tests (i.e., liver biopsy, MRI) for subjects

* Take phone calls from subjects to address needs and provide subject care while communicating with PI and/or sub-I regarding said needs plus documentation

* Work with sponsor assigned monitors both remotely and on site during the course of a trial

* All study coordinators are cross trained to provide back up for each other should the need arise whether it be a planned PTO and managing double-booked situation

* Assist with phlebotomy and/or lab processing should the coordinator possess those skills

* Work with regulatory coordinator to submit all SAE and/or deviations to sponsor and IRB in a timely manner

* Responsible for keeping themselves on task and busy

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

Education:

* IATA Certification / ability to obtain certification within 3 months of hire (done on site)

* Basic medical knowledge is necessary.

Experience:

Previous experience working with clinical trials is a plus.

KEY COMPENTENCIES

*Read, Write, and Speak English

* Ability to work 8-5 Mon-Thurs, 8-4 Fri

* Effective communication skills with the ability to speak with people with different levels of understanding

 

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