Clinical Research Assistant (COVID-19) - Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program - Military Veterans

at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Portsmouth, Virginia

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant (COVID-19) to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) phase III clinical trial initiated for monoclonal antibody combination for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 located at the Navy Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA. This is a one year project with possibility of extension. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services IDCRP. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services IDCRP. U.S. citizenship required.

The incumbent performs data collection by conducting research interviews. They will recruit and screens subjects for research studies, collects baseline and follow up data from subjects. The incumbent will maintain regulatory, study files, and data entry. Employee will be working with the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program in the coordination of a COVID-19 prophylaxis study and regulatory submission support.

Relocation assistance, sign-on, and other incentive bonuses may be available to qualified and selected candidates; subject to approval

  1. Establishes and maintains database files and progress reports for studies, projects and programs. (10%)
  2. Performs administrative duties such as: assisting in maintaining study database and files as well as scheduling study appointments; assisting in developing and submitting grants, papers and abstracts, manuscripts and presenting studies, developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments; participates in field visits. (40%)
  3. Assists with the preparation of manuscripts, reports, and presentations including editing and formatting documents. Distributes manuscripts and reports to all scientific collaborators as required. (5%)
  4. Screens and assists with consenting study subjects and assists with processing lab specimens. (15%)
  5. Assists with processing/shipping lab specimens. (10%)
  6. Interaction with study subjects, including screening, recruitment and data collection. (20%)
  7. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications; Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments; Excellent organizational and project management skills. Phlebotomy experience required.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements:0-2 years of relevant work experience in a clinical or research environment.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:Have/obtain required immunizations/titers, and BLS.

Work Environment: Set in a clinical research environment. Occasional weekend or Holiday work may be required.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Portsmouth, Virginia

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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