Clinical Research Assistant- Full time -Nephrology Research
Henry Ford Health System
Under the supervision of the investigator(s) and research coordinator, and following established policies and procedures, performs a variety of clinical research activities, and participates in carrying out research objectives, ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines.
Provides technical support to the investigator(s) and research coordinator, and serves as a liaison between the institution and the sponsor.
Researches literature in the field.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. Completion of Medical Assistant course can be utilized in this position.
A Bachelors degree can be utilized in this position.
Two to three years of relevant experience.
Requires a working knowledge of computer applications.
A working knowledge of research methodology, medical terminology preferred.
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a
$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250 sites
including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and
other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system
now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one
of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the
health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s
major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and
remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical
education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing
in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,
pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.
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