Clinical/HC Research Assistant-Otolaryngology (RN Required)
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

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The Department of Molecular Otolaryngology is seeking a Clinical/HC Research Assistant to perform clinical healthcare and research activities, obtain and process clinical trial specimens, and assure compliance with study protocol. The Clinical/HC Research Assistant will also prepare and participate in monitoring visits and may perform activities such as patient assessments and review of medical history.

Protocol Development and Study Responsibilities:

Assist in protocol development and provide input into descriptions of routine research procedures.

Develop study materials.

Subject Recruitment and Enrollment:

Screen, recruit, and obtain informed consents for clinical trials/studies.

Assist principal investigator to determine subject eligibility.

Schedule trial related procedures and visits.

Assist with subject assessments during study participation.

Data Collection and Monitoring:

Collect and enter clinical research data required in a timely manner.

Assist with determining validity of data obtained.

Regulatory Guidelines and Documents:

Collect and maintain regulatory documents from subjects and assist in preparation of required regulatory forms and documentation according to protocol.

Report any reportable events to appropriate party.

Human Resources/Leadership:

Adhere to institutional policies and guidelines.

May provide functional and/or administrative supervision.

Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved.

Financial Responsibility:

Assist in budget development and management of resources/supplies for study.

Contribute to identification of increased cost/inefficient spending and cost containment measures.


Supervision is received from a designated official.


Functional supervision may be exercised over support staff and students.

About Otolaryngology:

The Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL) offers the most accurate and comprehensive genetic testing available for deafness as well as complement-mediated renal diseases. The complement-mediated renal diseases focus is primarily on atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and C3 glomerulopathy (C3G), a disease category that includes Dense Deposit Disease (DDD) and C3 glomerulonephritis (C3GN). Work on a longitudinal study focusing on the complement mediated renal diseases investigated in the MORL and have responsibilities including: research/clinical activities, protocol development and study responsibilities, subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring, regulatory guidelines and documents, and human resources/leadership.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education/credential verification.

For additional questions, please contact Lydia Messer at


A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Experience in Nephrology is required.

A current, valid Iowa Registered Nurse license is required.

Phlebotomy skills are required.

Experience with Epic is required

Experience with comprehensive evaluation of patient clinical history and data collection is required.

Experience with scheduling procedures and visits is required.

Experience screening and evaluating patients for eligibility is required.

Knowledge of University of Iowa Healthcare policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines is desired.

Additional Information

  • Classification Title: Clinical/HC Research Assistant
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus
  • Pay Level: 4A
  • Starting Salary Minimum: 44,429
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Lydia Messer
  • Contact Email:

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