Clinical Research Assistant

Job Description:

Hours: Part-time (.5 FTE), schedule will vary and includes evenings and weekends.

Assist and provide administrative support for assigned Division research team with specific aspects of the organization, implementation and completion of clinical research trials. Coordinate the recruitment, enrollment and scheduling of study participants. Track regulatory documents and correspondence, maintain study files, collect and enter data and maintain databases, and assist the PI or Clinical Study Manager in the general implementation of clinical studies.


Required Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of college-level coursework in biological or life sciences or health related field
  • At least one (1) year of work experience
  • Comfortable communicating over the phone
  • Experience working with the public in some capacity such as hospitality, research recruiting, business, sales or healthcare
  • Able to work non-traditional hours in order to recruit and interview families at their convenience (evenings, weekends)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with families and children from diverse backgrounds
  • Interested in public health, health policy, or related field
  • Able to travel within the City of Seattle and to other locations within King County for recruiting and community outreach
  • Experience with data entry and/or record keeping
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently
  • Good problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Awareness of cultural competency

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience using RedCap database
  • Experience recruiting for research studies or community organizations
  • Degree in public health, health sciences, or related health care field
  • Recognizes limitations and asks for help when not sure
  • Experience with conducting phone interviews and surveys
  • Bilingual in Vietnamese or Spanish

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