Identifies and recruits prospective subjects to participate in clinical research studies, and performs a variety of other associated research-related activities that are integral to the successful and timely conduct of studies. This position is responsible for learning the inclusion/exclusion criteria, schedule and procedures for all assigned clinical studies, screening potential study participants by telephone, scheduling screening visits, updating the patient database, and tracking all referrals from internal and external sources.
Actively recruit and screen study participants, by telephone or in person, utilizing Ora’s screening process in accordance with each protocol.
Become familiar with FDA/GCP guidelines and consistently apply these on a daily basis.
Act as the primary contact for new and existing patients. Responsibilities include informing subjects of studies, scheduling/rescheduling appointments and answering any questions pertaining to study participation.
Responsible for all contact with subjects prior to their in-office appointments including reminder calls and mailing out pre-visit study materials.
Help to maintain and update subject records in Ora’s electronic internal database. Aid in ensuring all subject information is up to date in this system.
May assist in the implementation of recruitment campaigns, including advertising design and start-up.
Accurately maintain complete logs of all advertising metrics and track advertising metrics from new subject leads to help with selection of advertising for future campaigns.
Create, maintain, and update study visit schedules as needed and regularly communicate with clinical teams to assist in filling study schedules according to study timelines.
Keep clinical operation staff abreast of current enrolling studies and any issues that may arise during the screening process.
Attend study initiation visits for all protocols.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
Medical / Clinical background or must have a strong desire to learn medical terminology and the demonstrated ability to learn quickly.
Ability to interpret clinical guidelines or the demonstrated ability to learn.
Ability to effectively devote keen and acute attention to detail.
Ability to multitask and perform multiple critical tasks simultaneously.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Highly motivated self starter with the ability to exercise initiative, together with ability to work as a team player as well as work independently.
Good knowledge of computer operations and demonstrated computer skills.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule that encompasses morning/afternoon hours on some days and afternoon/evening hours on others.