Responsible for recruitment of participants into the Biospecimen Repository Core Facility (BRCF) for cancer research. This includes identifying individuals who fit the study and health criteria for recruitment, contacting patients and administering informed consent. This position reports directly to the Facility Supervisor for the BRCF.
Bachelor's degree or 4 years of relevant experience. Must possess knowledge to effectively use computers and database. This position will have daily interaction with patients and clinicians, therefore candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must possess superb time management skills; be well-organized and highly motivated.
Preferred experience base is as follows:
Instructions for applying
- Familiarity with medical terminology.
- Experience in customer service.
- Experience in interacting with patients.
Please complete an electronic application and click the "Apply for this Posting" button at the top of the page.
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Duty (1) Description
Responsible for recruitment of participants into the Biospecimen Repository Core Facility for cancer research. This includes identifying individuals who fit the study and health criteria for recruitment, contacting patients, administering informed consent, arranging for sample collection.
Duty (1) Essential or Marginal
Duty (2) Description
Responsible for completion and maintenance of training in Human Subject Protection, HIPAA, and the informed consent process. Responsible for following all Human Subject Committee requirements and recommendations.
Duty (2) Essential or Marginal
Duty (3) Description
Under supervisor's direction, daily collaboration with clinicians, principal investigators, protocol staff and pharmaceutical companies.
Duty (3) Essential or Marginal
Duty (4) Description
Interpret patient clinical data for research data input.
Duty (4) Essential or Marginal
Duty (5) Description
Complete all clerical data entry associated with each case or as assigned.
Duty (5) Essential or Marginal
Duty (6) Description
Perform other duties as assigned
Duty (6) Essential or Marginal
Duty (7) Description
Duty (7) Essential or Marginal
Duty (8) Description
Duty (8) Essential or Marginal
Duty (9) Description
Duty (9) Essential or Marginal
Duty (10) Description
Duty (10) Essential or Marginal
Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas
Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas
Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols
Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations
Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations
Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)
Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists
Occasionally (.5 to 2.5 hours/day)
Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)
Hear - Perceive sound by ear
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)
See - Obtain impressions through the eye
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
Level of physical activity
Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees
Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine
Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet
Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps
Walk - Move about on foot
Average distance per shift
Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist
Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another
Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another
Carry - Transport an object
Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward
Pull - Drag or tug objects
Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion
Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist
Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium
Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction
Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands
Ability to distinguish color
Other Physical Activity (please describe)
Average amount of time for other physical activity
The University of Kansas Medical Center - 18 months ago