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Ophthalmology Technician / Study Coordinator BILINGUAL

EMERSON CLINICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Falls Church, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $43,000 to $50,000 Yearly (plus commission)
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Emerson Clinical Research Institute (ECRI) is a network of research sites focused on working with community based clinics in the D.C, VA, and MD area. We conduct phase II-IV clinical research studies in community clinics. These clinics are focused on providing health care services to the minority populations, that don't otherwise have access to research opportunities. Our studies are industry sponsored research protocols in for adults and pediatric patients (study participants).

We are looking for an Ophthalmology Technician that is ready to take the next step up in their carrier. Here you won’t be doing standard work. This position will allow the candidate to be fully engaged in the development of new medical treatments. The candidate will work doing BCVA, OCT, FA and a variety of other procedures, in order to support work in the conduct of clinical research.

 

The second part of this position the candidate will learn to manage a clinical research protocol, recruit and educate patients on the importance of participating in clinical research studies.

 

The position is intended to support research studies conducted at our two Falls Church VA locations.

TIME COMMITTMENT:


• This is a salary position with a minimum 40 hrs a week, The position will start at 20hrs a week for the first 2 months until the candidate is fully trained in the job skills.

• May also include some weekends if required.

RESPONSIBILITES INCLUCDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

 

The position is responsible and accountable for recruitment directives, meeting financial goals, and the overall study operations. The study coordinator also significantly participates in the clinical trial coordination process.

 

· Promoting the mission of ECRI to function as an Integrated Site Network providing unparalleled service to our clinical trial partners

· Meeting and exceeding priorities as discussed quarterly with direct supervisor

· Managing daily site operations.

· Ensuring adherence to ECRI’s Standard Operating

· Ensuring the site’s compliance with all federal, local, and regulatory requirements and company procedures.

· Work with study participants on completion of study related visits, as well as follow-up and reminder phone calls.

· Subject recruitment.

· Work closely with pharma sponsor clinical research professionals in the processing and preparations for submitting regulatory documents.

· Data entry of case report forms, and study visits across all study platforms within a maximum of 24hrs from the time data as collected.

· Development of case report forms.

· Other clinical research activities as assigned.

· Support other ECRI research studies.

· Management of all study records for protocols assinged.



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

· Bilingual English and Spanish

· 2 degree or equivalent in health-related field of study.

· Ability to successfully adapt to a constantly changing environment;

· Minimum of 3 years of experience as an Ophthalmology Technician

o Auto-refraction

o Refraction

o Trial-lens refraction

o OCT and FA photography

· Must be able to utilize computer applications such as Microsoft Office or other web-based systems;

· Must have superior interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer service focus.

· Be friendly and engaging and demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills.

· Be able to conduct independent research activities.

· Be extremely motivated and self-starter.

· Be able to meet deadlines.

· Participate in occasional health fair events, and community outreach activities.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

This position does involve direct contact with patients and includes performing phlebotomy procedures, as needed. Occupational Health and Safety Risks include potential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens, thus candidate must ensure to always use universal precautions when handling biological samples, and supplies. This position may involve occasional travel, including airplane travel, to attend ECRI Leadership Meetings and Investigator’s Meetings.

 

 

Company Description
Emerson Clinical Research Institute (ECRI) is a network of research sites focused on working with community based clinics in the D.C, VA, and MD area. We conduct phase II-IV clinical research studies in community clinics. These clinics are focused on providing health care services to the minority populations, that don't otherwise have access to research opportunities. Our studies are industry sponsored research protocols in for adults and pediatric patients (study participants).

The position is intended to support research studies conducted at the various ECRI D.C locations.

EMERSON CLINICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Why Work Here?
We are a growing organization, focused on the importance of clinical research in the diverse populations.

Emerson Clinical Research Institute (ECRI) is a network of research sites focused on working with community based clinics in the D.C, VA, and MD area. We conduct phase II-IV clinical research studies in community clinics. These clinics are focused on providing health care services to the minority populations, that don't otherwise have access to research opportunities. Our studies are industry sponsored research protocols in for adults and pediatric patients (study participants). The position is intended to support research studies conducted at the various ECRI D.C locations.

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