Medical Research Associate

PRA Healthsciences
9755 Ridge Drive
Lenexa, KS 66219
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $12.00 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
**This is a PRN (hourly-paid) position that allows for a flexible work schedule**

Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?

Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.

Who are we?
We Are PRA.

We are 13,500+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

Who are you?
Are you a recent Medical Assistant Grad looking for experience? Or maybe a skilled CNA, EMT, or Phlebotomist, looking to use your skills in an ever-changing environment? Or, a healthcare professional looking for a career that can impact the lives of millions? Still with me? Good! Then an opportunity as a Medical Research Associate in our Clinical Research Organization is the career for you!

In short, you will be responsible for meeting/greeting clinical research volunteers as they come into the clinic, checking their vitals (height, weight, blood pressure, BMI), and essentially making sure the study participants are healthy enough to participate in the clinical trial according the protocol of a study
Job Requirements
Read, write, and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
Undergraduate degree in a clinical, health- related area and/or minimum 1 year of equivalent work experience with similar position
1+ years work experience in a medical or clinical field preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS)/Phlebotomist Certification preferred
Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Telemetry Technician, or Laboratory Technician preferred.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
Scheduling Requirements:
No guaranteed hours, scheduled based on clinic need only
Must be able to complete the training, which is 40hrs/week for 4 weeks
Must be able to provide 20-28 hours availability a week, including a weekend day

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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