Medical Research Associate PRN - Salt Lake City at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

Medical Research Associate PRN - Salt Lake City

US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID: 2020-64193
Type: US-Southwest
# of Openings: 1
Category: Clinical Trial Support

PRA Health Sciences


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 16,000 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!

Clinic Tasks:

Screen potential subjects.

Performs basic medical procedures according to protocol for specified study participants, including but not limited to informed consent, vital signs, Height,/Weight/BMI measurements, meals, water fast, phlebotomy (straight stick/draw from IV catheters), finger stick blood sugar, ECGs, UA, UDS, urine collection, fecal collection, pulse oximetry, AE/ConMed assessment , obtain medical history and assists with Investigational Product accountability

Ensures all study activities/procedures (during screening and clinical procedures) are completed on schedule and in accordance with the protocol, the FDA and the IRB requirements.

Performs non-medical activities such as distribution of scrubs, locks, DVDs, movies, games, front desk tasks (screening centre) etc.

Monitors subject safety.

Reports equipment malfunctions and may assist with specified equipment maintenance and stocking of supplies.

Performs general housekeeping duties as needed, including cleaning and making dorm beds, wiping down bedside tables, organizing subject resting and entertainment areas, cleaning screening exam rooms, etc.


Assist with study setup activities and perform check-in and check-out activities.

(Interacts with clients when appropriate (following proper communication path if needed) and ) perform/collect volunteer surveys

Complete training activities required for Level I.

Learn mentor/training activities with assigned mentor if applicable.

Attend staff meetings, briefings, etc

Explain and enforce / maintain subject house rules

Warn appropriate staff in case of medical emergency

Data Collection/Queries:

Accurately documents all study procedures on CRF/SDs.

Resolve data queries within 24hr period


  • Read, write, and speak English; fluent in host country language required.

  • 1-2 years work experience in a medical or clinical field.

  • 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 preferred.

  • Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Telemetry Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Laboratory Technician preferred.

  • BLS/Phlebotomist Certification.

  • Two years of equivalent work experience preferred.

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