Research Assistant

POSTED ON 7/23/2020 CLOSED ON 8/10/2020
The US Oncology Network Hired Organization Address Dallas, TX Full Time

Job Posting for Research Assistant at The US Oncology Network

Position Summary

Texas Oncology is looking for a Research Assistant to join our teamThis position will support our Texas Oncology Medical City Dallas Location.  Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma.  Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer.  Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?
 Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.  We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. 
The ideal candidate for the position will have the following background and experience: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience as an administrative assistant or in a health science role
  • MS office, excel and outlook use is required, VERY computer savvy
  • Great Multi-tasker, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required
What does the position do?
The Research Assistant, supports the day to day functions of the Research Operations department by preparing, collecting, compiling and documenting clinical research data. May Assist with direct patient care, laboratory and maintenance of supplies duties. Ensure site research quality by practicing in compliance Texas Oncology. 
The essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Update open trials list, schedule monitor visits and study initiation visits and various other appointments for the clinical research team.
  • Will be updating various databases and navigating through different computer programs.
  • As directed by the research protocol or per the request of the provider, schedule clinic appointments, diagnostic tests and/or procedures.
  • Order protocol required supplies
  • Coordinate patient clinic visits by preparing the research packet, central lab kits, consent documents, quality of life documents, and patient/drug diaries as applicable.
  • Will be prepping oversight meetings, complete audits, document in various systems as directed by the team.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Category: Administrative 
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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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