Institute for Medical Research at the Durham VA Health Care System
Clinical Research Assistant – Anesthesia Service
PI: Dr. Karthik Raghunathan
The Institute for Medical Research (IMR), an affiliate of the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS), is looking for a full-time Clinical Research Assistant to implement and execution of a variety of research projects, including subject screening and enrollment for clinical trials, specimen collection and processing, data collection and record administration, and oversight of a number of health services research projects and associated personnel. The position involves a significant amount of flexibility and an ability to manage complex projects conducted by the Principal Investigator, Dr. Karthik Raghunathan, and associates in Anesthesiology Group.
Location: This position is in-office. This position is located in Durham, North Carolina and candidates must be willing to relocate prior to start date.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Include but are not limited to the following:
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements and activities that are required to perform the essential functions of the position include, but may not be limited to, as follows: Must be able to occasionally lift, pull and push a minimum of 25 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, sit for extended periods of time, squat, kneel, and stoop, regularly use fingers, hands for computer work.
Supervisory Controls: The position of Clinical Research Assistant is under the direct supervisor of the Principal Investigator.
The prior statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Rate of Pay: $22.00 per hour non-negotiable
Job Type: 30-40 hours/week, some weekend/night hours anticipated
Start Date: Expected start date will be 6-8 weeks after the offer but is somewhat flexible and contingent upon completion and approval of VA paperwork.
Employee Benefits: IMR offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, short and long term disability insurance. IMR offers a matching 403b retirement savings plan, and paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave. Please visit https://imr.org/benefits/ for information about employee benefits.
All IMR employees are required to obtain a Workers Without Compensation (WOC) appointment at the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS). As a result, the successful candidate must undergo a federal background check and may be subject to a physical and drug test. Participation in the vaccination programs may be required for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Workers Without Compensation (WOC) appointments. We will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
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