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Clinical Research Assistant II

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 5/05/22

Job Description

Every great life-changing discovery begins the same way—with new knowledge. It can change everything, from a single life to the future of entire communities. That’s why academic medicine, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge, is at the center of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

In the role of Clinical Research Assistant working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Clinical Research Assistant II will under general supervision, assist in various administrative and data collection aspects of clinical research studies.


  • Accurately enter research data onto case report forms or specified programs (OnCore) and other databases as appropriate under the direction of the research nurse or study coordinator.
  • Under the direct guidance, assist with coordination of basic study activities.
  • Prepare specimen tubes prior to lab draw and transport specimens from lab to process and send out
  • Assist with processing of lab specimens in preparation for send out or storage.
  • Prepare shipping labels and document labels for both data and specimens.
  • Coordinate patient visits to clinic. Organize study participant charts and files, and Coordinate patient visits to clinic. Organize study participant charts and files, and distribute to appropriate location
  • Collect required data from study coordinators and research nurses, and enter onto clinical research forms and into computerized database
  • Order and maintain log of stipend checks and/or gift certificates to be distributed to study participants. Verify accuracy of bills and stipends
  • Generate letters to be sent to study participants
  • Under the direction of the study coordinator or principal investigator, assist in enrolling patients in educational and social intervention research studies. Contact patients as required after initial contact to obtain additional information
  • Provide general clerical support to nurses and investigators
  • Compile outreach packets, recruitment and specimen collection kits
  • Certification: CITI training within 90 days of hire

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management. Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.

Preferred Schedule:

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate education may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis

  • Minimum Required Education: High school
  • Minimum Required Experience: 1 year

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in scientific or related field
  • Preferred Experience: Research, clinical care or systems and data management experience
  • Field: Science interest preferred

Why MCW?

  • Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vison, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
  • 403B Retirement Package
  • Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
  • Additional discounted rates on things as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.

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MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States