Clinical Research Specialist - Migraine Research Program

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research - Neurology Other
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Our BNI Jan & Ann Lewis Migraine Research Program is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist to join our team!



Ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB), HIPAA regulations and institutional requirements, which includes, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Knowledge of all regulatory requirements and institutional requirements when conducting the study protocol(s).
  • Participant recruitment including pre-screening, new potential participant follow-up and collaboration with the Investigators and external recruitment sources.
  • Coordinates research subject informed consent and entry into appropriate research studies ensuring that all inclusion and exclusion criteria are met.
  • With the Investigator, conducts informed consent conversation with the potential participant and/or caregiver.
  • Coordinates and/or performs a variety of procedures/tests including, but not limited to, laboratory tests/phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG/EKGs, imaging studies, cognitive evaluations, as well as other needs as outlined in the study protocol(s).
  • Obtains medical history, medical records and all other procedures outlined in the study protocol(s) within the allowed timelines.
  • Responds to patient inquires via phone or in person in a timely manner.
  • Processing and shipments of samples collected as outlined in the study protocol(s).
  • Provides participant educations, with the Investigators, research pharmacist, and other members of the research study team, such as study specific procedures, diary/study log, proper dosage/administration, and specific restrictions as outlined in the study protocol(s).
  • Completes case report forms, data entry, and maintains source documentation for all study participants.
  • Triages, tracks and reports adverse events and deviations to the Investigator as well as the sponsor and IRB in accordance to their requirements. 
  • Coordinates research monitor visits and responds to all data queries in a timely manner.





Minimum 2 years related experience required.


Competent in computer skills including the Microsoft Office products required.


Associates degree in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/ or job-related experience in lieu of degree required.




Three (3) years clinical research experience preferred


Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred.



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