Clinical Research Specialist

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research Department
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm
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.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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This position will primarily support the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) Spine Research Program. Responsibilities will focus around clinical research and include: identification and consent of clinical research participants, data collection and data entry, publication and grant writing assistance, and additional program endeavors that fall within the Barrow Clinical Outcomes Center, Clinical Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory and the National Neurosurgery Quality Outcomes Database. The BNI Spine Program has expanded to include the implementation and analysis of advanced, state-of-the art robotics and navigation methodologies. There are also quality based imaging, positioning, and neuromonitoring studies in progress with the plan to enhance our operative workflow. The stage is set for the Barrow Spine Program to advance the spine research platform with ambitious clinical and basic science research activities.

With neurosurgical technology changing rapidly, and therapy indications evolving, this is a very exciting and sought after scientific area for candidates to expand their research careers by joining our Neurosurgery Clinical Research Team and help contribute to better treatment options for patients with in spinal deformities and complex spinal reconstructions, spinal cord tumors and spinal trauma.









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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