About Children's Minnesota
Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts(tm) in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.
Department Overview (This role is Hybrid which will require individuals to be onsite a minimum of 2 days a week)
We believe our well coordinated clinical care contributes to our outcomes that are among the best in the country. Work as part of team that includes Cancer and Blood Disorder physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nursing, social work, physical therapy, nutrition, child life, clinic assistants and researchers.
The department at Children's of Minnesota provides care for children of all ages with all types of malignancies including brain tumors, solid tumors, and leukemia; and blood disorders such as sickle cell disease, bleeding disorders, and anemia. As the largest provider of services for children with cancer and bleeding disorders in the region, the Cancer and Blood Disorders program focuses on providing well-coordinated knowledge-driven clinical care. We participate in national and international research and are leaders in research on supportive care and quality of life for children with cancer and bleeding disorders.
The primary responsibility of the Clinical Research Associate I (CRA I) is support of the research team in the conduct of department research projects.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
* Perform study startup, implementation, and closeout activities
* Assist research team with coordination and entry of research data
* Assist with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board, and maintain compliance with all federal and local agencies in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines
* Interact with patients and families for securing informed consent, scheduling research visits, and collection of data
* Maintain documentation for regulatory binder, adverse event reporting, and communications between sponsors and sites
* Other special skills specific to assigned research area may include phlebotomy, sample collection, processing or shipping, ECGs, chart abstraction or other duties as assigned
* Manage personal career development and administrative tasks