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Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Associate to join the Austere environments Consortium for Enhanced Sepsis Outcomes (ACESO) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services for the worldwide ACESO program.
ACESO aims to improve survival for patients with sepsis through the development of host-based diagnostic and prognostic assays and evidence-based clinical management. The Clinical Research Associate is responsible for ensuring good clinical practice and compliance in the implementation of ACESO clinical research studies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to utilize computer applications packages, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and E-mail.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or a related field required. Nursing degree preferred, but not required. Must have completed training in human subjects protection in research.
Minimum Experience: 4+ years of related experience in the area of human use and clinical research trial monitoring, to include monitoring in international research settings.
Physical Capabilities: Must be able to utilize computer for lengthy periods of time; perform routine filing; standing for lengthy periods of time; must be able to travel to international and local sites occasionally.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA).
Work Environment: Office environment. Travel can be anticipated to not exceed 25% of the time.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.