Are you ready to be part of something bigger than yourself?
Clinical Research Associate
Our Clinical Research Associates may find themselves doing almost anything, they may back fill the Administrative Team if necessary, they may cover for a Clinical Research Coordinator who is out for an extended time. You will find them triaging patients, gathering medical history, replacing windshield wipers on a patient’s car, performing diagnostic procedures, ultrasounds, teaching patients, teaching another team member, reading to patients, renewing prescriptions, returning phone calls, relating instructions from the doctor to patients, and returning more phone calls. Research assistants support our medical providers and Research Coordinators doing whatever needs to be done, from drawing blood, entering data, unpacking boxes, or processing specimens. The Clinical Research Associate position is the path to becoming a Clinical Research Coordinator; however, the journey can take years. If the Admin Team is face of Lucas Research, then the Research Associates are the backbone. You up for a challenge?
Some of us are capable of doing multiple jobs in the office and also fill-in as needed. Our clinical staff rotate between providers and the support desk. Some of us are not doing the job we were initially hired to do; the point is that our stars needs to be flexible. Besides becoming an expert in diabetes, our clinical team learns to:
- Perform bone density testing
- Conduct continuous glucose monitors
- Administer IV Boniva treatments
- Train patients to use insulin pumps
- Assist with thyroid ultrasounds and thyroid nodule aspirations
- Blood drawing
- Use CLIA waived lab equipment
- Perform thyroid uptakes
- Patient education
- Help with clinical research studies