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Technician B - Rheumatology


Technician B - Rheumatology

  • 517159
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 10 2021
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $915.64 per week

Position Summary

The technician will support the research coordinators, PI, and research manager in conducting clinical trials, NIH and/or industry-sponsored, that focus on the discovery of novel drug targets in rheumatology. The technician will report and be supervised by the study PI and Clinical Research Manager.


  • Assists with the identification, screening and assessment of potential subjects for studies.
  • Assists with data preparation and study file maintenance.
  • Supports the PI in obtaining informed consent, ordering pre-randomization tests and ordering study drugs.
  • Assists in assuring compliance and study protocol and maintaining case report forms.
  • Performs data entry and data retrieval from study site; provides ongoing reports for PI.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Other Requirements

  • The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo drug screening prior to a final offer of employment being made
  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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