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Clinical Research Coordinator
(24 hrs/week - future potential for increased hours)

The Clinical Research Coordinator provides professional research and study services in support of specific research protocols. This position will work with the recruiting, care and treatment of volunteer clinical trial participants in accordance with the study protocol and FDA guidelines. The Coordinator will review research studies and requirements and maintain regulatory documents electronically. Responsibilities include:

* Utilizing knowledge of GCP guidelines including protection of clinical trial participants of clinical trials at the practice.
* Prepare and submit documents to the IRB to include initial site submission forms, continuing review reports, initial and revised consents, amendments to the protocol, investigator brochures, protocol deviations, SAE reports, and IND safety reports, close-out reports, patients provided documents, such as QOLs, letters, and diaries as well as FDA Form 1572, financial disclosures, CVs and medical licenses.
* Maintain regulatory files (financial disclosures, FDA forms, NCI forms, CVs, medical license, etc.) for clinical trials.
* Coordinate and prepare for institutional, pharmaceutical and internal audits.
* Oversee planning, scheduling and implementation of day-to-day clinical activities and procedures.
* Assist in recruiting, screening, enrollment and retention of volunteer patients.
* Ensure clinical activities and procedures are performed in accordance with the specific study protocol and within clinical procedure safety standards.
* Dispense investigative product, monitor and record patient response to treatment and communicate study data and results.
* Submit data in accordance with study-specific data collections systems.
* Responsible for detailed tracking and reporting of study services performed to facilitate invoicing of services by finance department.
* Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience necessary.
* GCP certification preferred.
* Pulmonary/sleep medicine research experience preferred.
* Must possess very strong organization skills and be extremely detail oriented.
* Must be able to manage competing demands.
* Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management experience required.

Interested applicants may submit their resumes to the link provided. No phone calls or walk in’s please. Equal Opportunity Employer
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Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant assists in providing prudent care to pulmonary patients in the outpatient setting. Will also have general clerical responsibilities to assist in the day-to-day operation of the office. The Medical Assistant will work as a team to provide exceptional care to the Chest Medicine Associates patients.

Responsibilities include:
• Facilitates office visit by greeting patient and preparing for physician - i.e. ht, wt, vital signs, & gown. Reviews medication list with patient and prepares prescriptions as necessary for the physicians. Attends examination as needed.
• Performs spirometry and/or six-minute walk tests and prepares results for physician in a timely fashion.
• Administers injections, PPD placement, dressing changes and appropriate recording of all at the direction of the NP/PA or physician.
• Responsible for preparing patient for outpatient procedures, obtaining consent, teaching and reassuring patient, fax appropriate documents to hospitals and places follow-up calls post procedure to patient.
• Coordinate with PCC on scheduling as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school education or G.E.D. equivalent. Preferred/recommended-completion of an accredited school of medical assisting program with clinical experience acquired through a MA externship; or equivalent MA clinical experience.
• Must maintain a current BCLS certificate.
• Prior experience in a medical office environment preferred.
• Possess the sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted clinical standards and maintain strict confidentiality.
• Possess the cognitive ability to understand patient’s medical records, physician’s orders and medical orders to be communicated to patient and hospital staff.
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Typing skills are required.
• Proficient computer skills and knowledge electronic medical record (EMR) is required.
• Must be able to tactfully and effectively communicate with patients, family members, coworkers and providers.

Interested applicants may submit their resumes to the link provided in the email. No phone calls or walk in’s please. Equal Opportunity Employer
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Human Resources - Chest Medicine Associates

Phone: 207-828-1122
Fax: 207-828-0188

Please e-mail or mail a copy of your CV with a cover letter.