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University of Kansas Medical Center Clinical Research Assistant in Kansas City, Kansas

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SOM KC Radiation Oncology


Radiation Oncology

Position Title:

Clinical Research Assistant

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region\'s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research. Radiation Oncology department is recognized nationally as a leader in cancer research, care and education. We are an integral part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-comprehensive designated Cancer Center in the state of Kansas and the Kansas City metro area. Our world-class physician faculty provide compassionate and state-of-the-art care for KU Cancer Center patients. We are leading the way with research and clinical trials that aim to improve cancer treatments, increase cure rates, decrease treatment-related side effects and improve quality of life.

The Clinical Research Assistant assists in entry level clinical research activities including collecting information from patients/study participants and families. This position provides physicians, administrative staff, sponsors and CRO representatives with requested information and support.

Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Assistant works with multidisciplinary teams including patients/study participants, families, physicians, administrative staff, and sponsor and CRO representatives to coordinate all aspects of clinical research

Job Description:

Required Qualifications

Education: Associate\'s Degree or an equivalent combination of relevant post secondary education and work experience that equals at least 2 years.

Work Experience:

  • Excellent communication as evidenced by application materials.
  • Experience with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor\'s degree in relevant field.
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or certification eligible
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or certification eligible


  • Willingness to seek research certifications to further skills in the position.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and possess good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic

Job Duties Outlined:

  • Recruit, evaluate, and educate patients regarding clinical trials following established procedures and protocols.
  • Conducts Informed Consent Interviews with participants and where required, participant families
  • Document trial related activities as directed and ensure study data is reported in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Coordinate study participant visit activities including scheduling procedures, communicating with subjects, and completing necessary basic study procedures.
  • Maintain trial regulatory documentation files including correspondence with sponsor, KUMC IRB, and subjects.
  • Provide written and verbal reports to the Principal Investigator and Project Manager, as required.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. It is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, duties, and assignments. Furthermore, job duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus ten paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}

Employee Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Rate Type:


Compensation Statement:

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