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Clinical Research Assistant - Research Administration

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant - Research Administration for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 175324



Provides research and related administrative.  Provides regulatory support for submission and continuous reporting to relevant regulatory agencies (e.g., Institutional Review Board (IRB), Study Sponsors, Cancer Consortium partner institutions).  Maintains databases including participant visits, financial revenue, invoicing for research services, and regulatory documents (e.g. CVs, licenses, lab certifications, training certifications).   




  1. Assists with coordination of the regulatory submission in the study start-up phase and throughout the study to meet sponsor and institutional timelines.   Maintains and updates regulatory documents (e.g. FDA Form 1572, Protocol Signature page, Financial Disclosure Forms, CV’s, licenses, lab certifications, lab reference ranges, other related forms per sponsor or federal requirements). 
  2. Communicates with research caregivers, IRB and sponsors regarding necessary documents and timelines.  Participate in assessing feasibility of proposed clinical trials.   Assists with management of Investigational Product and study-related equipment handing, storage and documentation.  Prepares, submits and files documentation for closing out studies, maintain document inventory, storage and retrieval. 
  3. Maintains participant-related research expense databases and research reimbursements, including invoicing for research services.
  4. May assist with patient recruitment and scheduling.  May meet with patients to complete follow up visits, quality of life or other questionnaires, if authorized per training.  May collect study required biological specimens, if authorized per training.  Participates in protocol-specific training as required. Documents in the electronic medical record, if appropriate.
  5. May manage data registries.
  6. Assists with scheduling sponsor visits, monitors and obtaining appropriate security access to EMR, when required.  
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.






  • Associates degree in a health care or science related field is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline is preferred.



  • Minimum one year experience in healthcare setting required.
  • Experience in clinical trials research, tumor registry or outpatient clinical environment preferred
  • Prior experience in clinical regulatory compliance and IRB submission procedures preferred.
  • Experience using electronic data submission software is preferred.




  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers required upon hire.
  • If applicable proper certification or licensing – i.e. Medical Assistant Certification & certified or registered (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).




  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to review data and report appropriately.
  • Good analytical/critical thinking skills.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized.
  • Good understanding of research concepts and standards.
  • Strong extracting and reporting data from electronic medical records.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (office, word, excel).
  • Medical terminology.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $20.47, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Risk Management & Quality || Full Time || PHMG ADMIN

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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