Position Title: Health Technician

Position Responsibilities/Duties: Duties will include, but not limited to: recruitment of study participants including screening and enrolling eligible research participants using protocol’s inclusion/exclusion criteria.  Reviewing medical records to determine eligibility using chart information to make determinations.  The incumbent comprehends and then explains the study objectives and procedures, obtains written consent, evaluates the participant’s competence to provide written consent and maintains communications with study subjects to effectively implement the study recruitment procedures. Implementing procedures to track patients between study visits. Work with confidential data and sensitive health information, directly with patients, their primary care physician, clinic staff  and members of the offsite research team, to effectively implement the study protocol and to ensure protocol adherence. Maintain study regulatory compliance and serve as a liaison among sponsors, investigators, and external constituencies. Assist Clinical research Coordinator w/preparation of paperwork; generate mailings to potential/enrolled subjects; collect/bank of medical specimens as required.

Experience & Educational Requirements: Knowledge of medical terminology/abbreviations; knowledge of clinical trial methods, knowledge of research investigatory processes; some knowledge working with patients with Traumatic Brain injury, among other neurological disorders; meticulous skill in completing study report forms/other data collections tools; excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Posting Date:  4/29/21

Application Deadline: 5/05/21

Please submit resumes/CVs to the BRINM administrative office via mail, fax or e-mail to lisa@brinm.org.

 

Position Title: Health Science Specialist

Position Responsibilities/Duties: Duties will include, but not limited to: create/oversee project management tracking systems; provide training on tests/assessments; create/maintain complex research databases; assure safety standards; screens/evaluates candidates for clinical research studies; gather pre-existing health care information; recruits participants & conduct informed consents; Manages implementation/control/reporting on clinical tests/assessments; prepare/submit/maintain regulatory documentations for studies; collect study data; coordinate study participant randomization to treatment; identify study adverse events/side effects; develop/maintain/update study databases.

Experience & Educational Requirements: The position requires intermediate to advanced professional knowledge of the established principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of clinical, rehabilitative, and health sciences (psychology, rehabilitation medicine, neuroscience, movement disorders etc.) research; knowledge of medical terminology/abbreviations; knowledge of clinical trial methods, IRB protocols/requirements, processes for approval, regulatory guideline; knowledge of medical sciences/research concepts/terminology; knowledge/skills in managing clinical research projects/programs; knowledge of research investigatory processes; knowledge project management principals; knowledge of all applicable federal and VA regulatory policies/guidelines that   govern projects, excellent communication skills (written & oral); preferred Bachelor’s degree or 3 years experience.

Posting Date:  4/29/21

Application Deadline: 5/05/21

Please submit resumes/CVs to the BRINM administrative office via mail, fax or e-mail to lisa@brinm.org.

BRINM is committed to Affirmative Action, Equal Employment and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. No person employed by BRINM shall be discriminated against because of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap or medical condition.  All selection methods and criteria will be based on job related criteria and individual merit.

Position Title: Clinical Research Coordinator 

Description:  The Clinical Research Coordinator under the Director of the site Principal Investigator and the Coordinating Center oversees the VA Puget Sound research team working on the All of Us Research Program, whose tasks include subject scheduling/recruitment, data/sample/specimen collection, processing, and management, and technical assistance.

The All of Us Research Program (AoURP) is a national collaboration intended to advance precision medicine and maximize the effectiveness of prevention and treatment of diseases by the conduct of next generation studies into the individual differences in genetics and environment within a cohort of over one million Americans drawn largely from Health Provider Organizations (HPOs) across the country.  The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) oversees the nation’s largest integrated HPO and has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to move the AoURP forward.  The VA AoURP seeks to enroll Veterans who represent a broad spectrum of socioeconomic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.  Under the direction of two Study Chairs and a National Coordinating Team, the VA AoURP is working in close coordination with the Million Veterans Program (MVP) to launch enrollment sites nationwide.  Enrollment will be ongoing for a 5-year period, with a goal of including up to 100,000 Veterans in the AoURP cohort. VA enrollment sites will be expected to work closely with the Coordinating team to establish the AoURP regulatory framework, on-board and train clinical research study staff, and utilize AoURP tools to engage with and enroll Veterans into the program.

 Position Responsibilities/Duties: Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Develop daily and weekly plans to achieve objectives under the direction of the Pincipal Investigator and communicate these plans to AoURP research assistants
  • Oversee progress in reaching objectives and create strategies to overcome obstacles and impediments to progress
  • Assist in research operations, including subject recruitment, screening, and scheduling
  • Make phone calls to potential study participants and schedule them for enrollment visits using specialized software.
  • Collect, process, and assist in the compilation and verification of research data, samples, and /or specimens (following strict protocol and detailed instructions)
  • Enter participant data into a variety of websites and programs per the protocol
  • Assist with routine data verification and quality control, ensuring data, sample, and/or specimen integrity and consistency with prescribed study protocols
  • Help to plan and take part in outreach events focused on teaching the community about All of Us and recruiting new participants
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Assisting with routine data collection, analysis, and interpretation and the collection of biospecimen samples (including blood and urine)
  • Perform physical measurements of weight, height, waist, and hip circumference and measure vital signs
  • Complete multiple All of Us and VA virtually or by attending either local, or regional in-person trainings conducted by the Coordinating Team
  • Strictly following established policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
  • Recruit participants into the All of Us Research Program and developing methods/tools to improve recruitment and research conduct in accordance with study protocol
  • Developing credible relationships with AoU participants. Conduct retention activities by making phone calls and mailing letters to study participants about follow up surveys, new/additional program activities, and program updates and activities.
  • Attend regular meetings with other local All of Us staff and the principal investigator, and also with the national coordinating center via video or teleconference.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Preferred Associate or Bachelor degree in health-related field or related work experience in specific research areas
  • Certification and experience in phlebotomy
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Experience in retail or sales or customer service or a position requiring strong communication skills
  • Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions and research protocols/procedures
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerPoint), email, internet
  • Understanding of data management processes
  • Skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases
  • Comfortable working flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends

Posting Date:  8/04/21 

Application Deadline: 8/20/21 

Please submit resumes/CVs to the BRINM administrative office via mail, fax or e-mail to lisa@brinm.org.

BRINM is committed to Affirmative Action, Equal Employment and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. No person employed by BRINM shall be discriminated against because of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap or medical condition.  All selection methods and criteria will be based on job related criteria and individual merit.

Position Title: Clinical Research Assistant

Description:  Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Assistant provides assistance as part of the research team working on the All of Us Research Program, including subject scheduling/recruitment, data/sample/specimen collection, processing, and management, and technical assistance.

The All of Us Research Program (AoURP) is a national collaboration intended to advance precision medicine and maximize the effectiveness of prevention and treatment of diseases by the conduct of next generation studies into the individual differences in genetics and environment within a cohort of over one million Americans drawn largely from Health Provider Organizations (HPOs) across the country.  The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) oversees the nation’s largest integrated HPO and has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to move the AoURP forward.  The VA AoURP seeks to enroll Veterans who represent a broad spectrum of socioeconomic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.  Under the direction of two Study Chairs and a National Coordinating Team, the VA AoURP is working in close coordination with the Million Veterans Program (MVP) to launch enrollment sites nationwide.  Enrollment will be ongoing for a 5-year period, with a goal of including up to 100,000 Veterans in the AoURP cohort. VA enrollment sites will be expected to work closely with the Coordinating team to establish the AoURP regulatory framework, on-board and train clinical research study staff, and utilize AoURP tools to engage with and enroll Veterans into the program.

Position Responsibilities/Duties: Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in research operations, including subject recruitment, screening, and scheduling
  • Make phone calls to potential study participants and schedule them for enrollment visits using specialized software.
  • Collect, process, and assist in the compilation and verification of research data, samples, and /or specimens (following strict protocol and detailed instructions)
  • Enter participant data into a variety of websites and programs per the protocol
  • Assist with routine data verification and quality control, ensuring data, sample, and/or specimen integrity and consistency with prescribed study protocols
  • Help to plan and take part in outreach events focused on teaching the community about All of Us and recruiting new participants
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Assisting with routine data collection, analysis, and interpretation and the collection of biospecimen samples (including blood and urine)
  • Perform physical measurements of weight, height, waist, and hip circumference and measure vital signs
  • Complete multiple All of Us and VA virtually or by attending either local, or regional in-person trainings conducted by the Coordinating Team
  • Strictly following established policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
  • Recruit participants into the All of Us Research Program and developing methods/tools to improve recruitment and research conduct in accordance with study protocol
  • Developing credible relationships with AoU participants. Conduct retention activities by making phone calls and mailing letters to study participants about follow up surveys, new/additional program activities, and program updates and activities.
  • Attend regular meetings with other local All of Us staff and the principal investigator, and also with the national coordinating center via video or teleconference.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Preferred Associate or Bachelor degree in health-related field or related work experience in specific research areas
  • Certification and experience in phlebotomy
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Experience in retail or sales or customer service or a position requiring strong communication skills
  • Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions and research protocols/procedures
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerPoint), email, internet
  • Understanding of data management processes
  • Skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases
  • Comfortable working flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends

Posting Date:  8/04/21

 Application Deadline: 8/20/21

Please submit resumes/CVs to the BRINM administrative office via mail, fax or e-mail to lisa@brinm.org.

BRINM is committed to Affirmative Action, Equal Employment and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. No person employed by BRINM shall be discriminated against because of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap or medical condition.  All selection methods and criteria will be based on job related criteria and individual merit.