Research Assistant, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy - Georgetown University Medica

Washington D.C.
Jul 20, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
Analyst, Research
Education, Healthcare
Full Time
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Research Assistant, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy has a long tradition of exceptional patient care, education and research and we provide comprehensive subspecialty services for patients with a broad range of rheumatic disease.

The Research Assistant serves as a liaison between study patient and regulatory affairs, carrying out all administrative and clinical needs, including organization of new study initiations, subject recruitment, subject testing and follow- up, and data entry.  Reporting to the Study Manager, the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees oversee multiple studies, and works closely with various sponsor monitors and research associates to ensure proper data collection. 
  • Manages administrative aspects of clinical research, including regulatory submissions and updates, IRB requests and submissions, budgets and contract issues; and submits all necessary forms as necessary to facilitate research patient participation.
  • Manages study participants from recruitment to follow up: pre-screens participants, completes detailed, complex scheduling, prepares all necessary consent forms and questionnaires, knowledgeably assists with clinical testing, follows up with participants as appropriate; and thorough out, interacting extensively with patients extensively by phone, email and in person.
  • Performs research related to online data entry and maintenance of study data.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience (research/medical/clinical)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with investigators and patients
  • Ability to support interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes
  • Self-directed with attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency

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