Summary: The position of Bilingual Research Assistant at Center for Clinical Studies involves providing assistance and support to the Research Team in the day to day activities necessary to meet all assigned protocol tasks. This position will include front desk assistance and lab back up as required. Work environment is an outpatient medical office setting. This is an hourly contract-to-hire position Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm with possible over time as needed. Please read the duties and requirements carefully before applying.
Responsibilities: The following is the duties and requirements of the Research Assistant to include but is not limited to:
Medical terminology required
Phlebotomy skills required
Bilingual in Spanish required
Laboratory sample collection, processing and packaging according to and following all protocol specific laboratory manuals, and IATA shipping mandates
Lab experience strongly preferred
Strong front desk Medical Assistant skills
Attention to detail and accuracy is important
Ability to learn and apply new skills and procedures
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in an efficient manner
Coordinate with other staff members on workload sharing, etc.
Schedule Appointments using Electronic Scheduling System
Assemble study related participant kits, screening folders
Filing patient charts and regulatory binders
Help Research team with data entry and inquiries
Ensure consistent patient privacy and confidentiality
Able to receive constructive criticism with a professional and positive attitude
Willing to travel between the Houston and Webster offices, if needed.
Other duties as assigned
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Plus additional specialized courses or training required. Previous Medical Assistant, Laboratory and computer experience is preferred as well as customer service work.
Benefits (after 90 days) including:
23 days paid time off / year (8 company holidays; 15 days for sick/personal use)
Health, Dental and Vision insurance available
401K, Profit-sharing and Safe Harbor