Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant I to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP and WRNMMC. US Citizenship is required for this position.
The incumbent will perform clinical research and patient treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols for the IDCRP at the WRNMMC and will be supervised by either Clinical Site Manager or designee.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels. Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline. Phlebotomy experience or knowledge preferred.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0 to 2 years of experience working with human subjects research protocols.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting and standing; some bending, lifting, and walking; escorting patients and carrying light items; may encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.
Work Environment: Laboratory, office or clinical/hospital environment; possible evening and/or weekend hours. Requires work on military base with requirement for background investigation.
Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).
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.