Oregon Health & Science University

TI Sr Clinical Research Assistant

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Institute on Development & Disability (IDD)
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience, education and internal equity.
This position will require schedule flexibility, including rare evenings, holidays or weekends.
Monday through Friday, commonly 8am to 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5pm.
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

As a TI Clinical Research Assistant, this individual is responsible for the clinical, administrative, regulatory, and educational management of participants on clinical trials within the Hemophilia Center in the Institute on Development & Disability (IDD) at OHSU.

Function/Duties of Position

Primary duties include: coordinating multiple clinical research studies; assessment of potential subjects for protocol eligibility; conducting medical history; counseling participants on study objectives, procedures and treatment risks and benefits; writing and administration of informed consent documents; gathering and reporting data; regulatory coordination; sample processing and shipping. Other duties include maintenance of communication on behalf of study and PI with IRB, RGC/CTO or other OHSU institutional departments, and study sponsors. This position will assist in aspects of Pre-Award Management including: trial feasibility; creation of study budgets; assist in contract negotiation, including payment terms and schedule. The TI Clinical Research Assistant, is responsible for the administrative program management aspects of the Hemophilia research group including: collaborating on research design, training, education, outreach, leading and attending team meetings, participating in quality improvement initiatives. Additionally, this position will assist the Research Manager with other projects and duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field AND 1 year of relevant experience working in a clinical research setting OR Associate's AND 3 years of relevant experience working in a clinical research setting OR 4 years of relevant experience working in a clinical research setting OR Equivalent combination of training and experience working in a clinical research setting. 
  • Phlebotomy skills, vital signs, research-related knowledge.
  • Competentcy with use of centrifuge and lab sample processing.
  • Appreciating and cultivating a diverse study population.
  • Excellent eye to detail and organization skills. 
  • Self-Starter.
  • Intermediate and experienced knowledge of Word, Excel, and other MS Office programs.
  • Ability to prioritize work demands appropriately. 
  • Demonstrated high level of organization and ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks.
  • The ability to speak and communicate clearly, and demonstrate a high level of customer service to other members of the health care team both at OHSU and outside entities. 
  • Time management and attention to detail are essential for success in this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hemophilia research experience.
  • Previous work with physicians in an academic environment.
  • Certification from an appropriate accredited certifying body (e.g. ACRP or SOCRA).

Additional Details

  • International or domestic travel is possible. 
  • Appointee will be in contact with human tissues & fluids and will be responsible for fluid and tissue collection as related to study protocol. Training will be provided for proper handling, processes, and procedures.


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All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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