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Arkansas children's Research Assistant - Clinical, Allergy Research, M-F Days, Full-Time in Little Rock, Arkansas

Work Shift:

Time Type:

Full time

Department:

CC038360 Food Allergy Gen Research Acct

Summary

The incumbent will work with Allergy and Immunology Section in conducting clinical research protocols. This position requires a responsible person who is conscientious and who has the desire to work hard while contributing to research. The incumbent must be self-directed and able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Depending upon current clinical research projects and funding, this position may be zero-based, part-time or full-time.

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conducts Clinical Research Protocols

Reads, understands and questions clinical research protocols to ensure reliable research results.

Conducts clinical research protocols carefully and accurately according to supervisor's instructions and SOPs.

Records data neatly and completely in appropriate data collection forms.

Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.

Completes all clinical research tasks with an eye to quality; makes recommendations to PI's to improve research processes and outcomes.

  1. Operates and Maintains Research Equipment

Completes training / certification for any clinical research laboratory equipment the incumbent is required to use in specific protocols.

Operates and maintains clinical research laboratory equipment properly to ensure safety and accurate results.

Reports any problems with equipment or maintenance needs to the supervisor in a timely manner.

  1. Professionalism / Miscellaneous

Maintains a clean, safe, secure and comfortable work environment.

Treats research study participants, families and team members with respect.

Maintains a positive attitude and work ethic.

Actively communicates in a way that is caring, clear, and constructive.

Recognizes others in need of assistance and offers help.

Respects the confidentiality and privacy of others.

Maintains a neat, clean and professional appearance.

Maintains necessary certifications, which may include, but are not limited to: Human Subject Protection and HIPAA.

Completes other duties as assigned by the supervisor, which are deemed within the scope of the position and within the incumbents knowledge, skills and abilities.

Adheres to departmental and hospital-wide policies and procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required - Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university - Field of Study: Arts, Science or Nutrition

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Preferred - 2 years research experience preferred

CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS

This position has no Certification/License/Registry requirements

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required - Must be able to follow written and oral instructions to carry out research protocols and document any deviations from those protocols.

Required - Must be able to work efficiently and meet deadlines.

Required - Must be able to work flexible hours.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 35 pounds-Occasionally

Noise Level-Noise Level-Very Quiet

Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Sit-Regularly

Physical Activity-Stand-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Walk-Occasionally

Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Regularly

Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required

Additional Information

Children are at the center of everything we do. Arkansas Children’s (https://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=919) is the only hospital system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.

As Champions for Children, Arkansas Children’s Hospital has joined the elite 6 percent of hospitals in the world that have Magnet Status (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=2489) . Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes.

Arkansas Children’s is driven by four core values: safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence. These values inform every decision and every action, from the aggressive pursuit of zero hospital infections to treating each family with dignity, kindness and concern. These core values fundamentally guide our work at Arkansas Children’s.

For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond. Today, Arkansas Children’s is more than just a hospital treating sick kids – our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.

Arkansas Children’s reaches more children in more ways where they live, learn and play. Our system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, and research institute as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report (https://www.archildrens.org/health-and-wellness/news/news-story?news=123) in four specialties (2017-18): Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, ranked No. 37; Neonatology, No. 38; Pediatric Pulmonology, ranked No. 47; and Pediatric Urology, ranked No. 48. A sister campus, Arkansas Children’s Northwest (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=3691) , opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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