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Physician Assistant - Clinical Research - Austin, TX

Company: CVS Health Retail
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are preparing for new growth with the Clinical Research Team! We encourage you to apply to learn more about our upcoming openings in the Clinical Research space!

The MinuteClinic Clinical Research Physician Assistant (PA) delivers patient care services in a retail clinic environment. Working with a dedicated team of professionals, the Clinical Research Physician Assistant will serve as a Sub-Investigator clinician for the research site, ensuring all elements of the studies are completed in compliance with standard operating procedures. The Sub-Investigator is under the supervision of the Principle Investigator and is responsible for performing study-related procedures and /or to make important study-related decisions in compliance with the ethical conduct of the study.

These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Patient-Centered Quality and Safety

  • Perform all study responsibilities in compliance with the approved protocol
  • Document all findings in subject specific source documents
  • Perform physical examinations as part of screening evaluation and active study conduct
  • Provide ongoing assessment of the study subject/patient to identify Adverse Events
  • Provide medical management of adverse events as appropriate
  • Communicate with Sponsors and auditors as requested
  • Possess a working knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines, Clinic SOPs, QA/QC procedures, and Investigator 1572 Form.
  • Participate in on-call activities as required to ensure adequate medical coverage
  • Delegate study responsibilities as appropriate to trained study staff
  • Educate patients on health maintenance and respond to patient care inquiries
  • Effectively work within a patient care team, including fellow Providers, Collaborative Physicians, para-professionals, Pharmacists and other members of the health care team
    The Sub-Investigator/Co-Investigator may also perform all or some of the functions of the Principal Investigator (PI as delegated by the Principal Investigator. The sub-investigator/co-Investigator is under the supervision of the PI and is responsible for performing study-related procedures and /or to make important study-related decisions in compliance with the ethical conduct of the study.

    These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • General study coordination activities
    • Review participant's inclusion and exclusion criteria
    • Collect medical history
    • Physical exam
    • Collect vitals: body temp, pulse oximetry, respirations, heart rate, etc.
    • Specimen collections and diagnostic assays
    • Facilitate patient surveys and questionnaires
    • Patient education
    • Patient scheduling
    • Treatment administration
      Required Qualifications
      Minimum of two years of medically-relevant experience or equivalent
      • Effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills
      • Initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability and flexibility
      • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
      • Proficiency with information management and technology
      • Capacity to collaborate with professional colleagues as necessary to provide quality care
      • Ability to perform Basic Life Support (BLS) assistance, including but not limited to performing CPR and operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
      • Ability to take and pass a FIT test and wear the provided mask when necessary
      • Dependent upon the market, the ability to be proficient in both speaking and writing in additional languages not limited to but including Spanish may be required
        COVID Requirements
        CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

        If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

        If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

        Preferred Qualifications
        • Prior experience with Clinical Research
        • Prior experience with Pediatrics
        • Prior experience with Phlebotomy
          Education
          Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (or other health-related Master's Degree or equivalent experience together with Bachelors of Science in Physician Assistant Studies) with current National Board Certification and State of Employment license to practice in the role

          Business Overview
          At MinuteClinic, a CVS Health business, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

Keywords: CVS Health Retail, Austin , Physician Assistant - Clinical Research - Austin, TX, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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