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Research Associate Clinical Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Associate Clinical Senior
Requisition Number RE34651
Working Title CRA Clinical Medical Lead
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $50,981-84,115/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

7 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and build working relationships with staff, faculty and individuals from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service and positively represent the university; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; lift, stand or walk with objects up to 25lbs;cuts/punctures, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, and/or challenging individuals.
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30p (40hours/week)
Job Summary
The Research Associate Clinical Senior will be instrumental to the success of collection, processing and banking of all biospecimens collected by clinical trials participants and other clinic programs as well as assisting outside faculty and investigators at the University, and will lead evaluations and clinical procedures of study subjects along with the clinical team, attending physician and/or Principal Investigator. Essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to, managing the collection, processing and banking of biospecimens, as well as assessing, planning and implementing research related activities while using a wide repertory of assessment tools to determine the research patient’s needs. Will be responsible for onboarding and retraining of staff with regard to laboratory procedures, techniques, lab and patient safety. In addition, this position will collaborate with the clinic administrator and other team leaders to evaluate the effectiveness of care that is planned, administered or delegated.

Manage and conduct technical and medical procedures including blood collection, EKG, EEG, retinal imaging and lumbar puncture preparation and processing. Must successfully collaborate with the biospecimen core of the SBCoA to collect, record and bank all specimens collected at the clinic

Complete data management and compliance related to research subjects and studies will also be important job functions, and this position will ensure data collection and entry is completed as well as accurately reported.

In addition, this position has supervisory responsibilities and will provide leadership, guidance, training and direction to the clinical team as well as giving them strategic direction. As a Supervisor, this position will proactively and frequently engage in performance management conversations with team members, including conducting mid-year reviews as appropriate and annual performance reviews in conjunction with manager.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure compliance with University of Kentucky policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local regulations. In addition, this position will evaluate and implement change based upon study team compliance with required study procedures and GCP standards.

The University of Kentucky, an academic medical center, has maintained a strong strategic focus on clinical research and has made significant investments in the development and expansion of core research facilities, as well as the ability to strengthen engagement and translation of research. Come join our team to see what makes UK one great place to work!

IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate must be customer service oriented and have effective time management, planning and organizational, attention to detail, observation, decision making and analytical skills. This individual must be a team player and possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong respect for diversity, high emotional intelligence and confidentiality. In addition, we are looking for experience with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of clinical trial standards.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
A strong clinical knowledge base. In addition, a strong working knowledge of best practice data management techniques and research regulations. Masters preferred
Deadline to Apply 06/26/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

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