University of Nevada School of Medicine Integrated Clinical Services Inc. is currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Associate, Surgical Oncology to support the Surgery Department.

Job Summary: This is an exciting job and a great time to be in healthcare. Under the supervision of the Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, who is the physician for the patient, the Clinical Research Associate coordinates the care of patients who are part of a research protocol. The incumbent participates in the assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients enrolled in research protocols in the Surgery Department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) through the Practice Plan. The Associate coordinates Surgical Oncology protocols and educates medical staff who will be administering the study drugs or participating in the surgical protocols. As necessary, the Associate provides education to patients, families, and other members of the health team. Performs clinical duties including observing clinical subjects, taking patient histories and vitals, giving injections, and handling samples may perform clinical duties as assigned by physician including taking histories, vitals, charting, giving injections, handling samples.
Other duties as assigned.

Education, Licenses, Certifications and Experience:
Minimum Requirements:
· Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a science related field with four year experience, or Master’s Degree with two years experience with:
- IRB training or familiarity of IRB process
- Clinical or administrative experience in clinical trials
· Must currently possess or be able to obtain the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certificate (CITI) (dealing with human subject protocols) within 90 days of hire.
· Current Certificate in Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

· CRA (Clinical Research Associate) Certification
· RN, BSN - highly desired
· EKG experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Requirements of each protocol and ability to ask providers for assistance
  • Determination, performance and/or scheduling of protocol required test and procedures
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Federal Guidelines for use of animals and human subjects in research, University/Institutional IRB, electronic records
  • Coding requirements
  • Medical records and consent laws
  • Medical terminology

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including syntax, grammar, and spelling
  • Working knowledge of computers, equipment and software used to perform duties including Microsoft Word (including creating/editing tables, headers/footers, outlines, and other formatting), Microsoft Outlook and Excel (including data entry, ability to create and edit spreadsheets)
  • Excellent phone and customer service skills

Ability to:
· Adequately make judgments and decisions
· Meet unchangeable and uncontrollable deadlines
· Have a very high degree of attention to detail
· Multi-task, organize, and prioritize
· Work both as a team member and independently
· Perform other essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely
· Use ICD-9 and CPT4 coding books
· May require minimal travel within the city

This is an non-exempt (hourly) position.

We offer a comprehensive benefits and 401K package, and paid time off. EOE

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About University of Nevada School of Medicine Integrated Clinical Services, Inc.:

Committed to providing outstanding medical care and teaching our next generation of physicians.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine offers care in more than 40 medical and health care specialties. The medical school physician practice is the largest in Nevada with doctors and surgeons practicing and teaching medicine in Las Vegas, Reno and throughout the state.
More than 120,000 patients each year in clinics and 35,000 hospital patients throughout the state entrust their care to us. The School of Medicine's clinical practice provides health care support to nearly every major hospital and clinic in Nevada.

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