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Medical Associate

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Works under the direction of the Paramedic following the guidelines provided by the chief physician/investigator to ensure subject safety, health and well-being. Assists with monitoring and treating the subject population. Acts as an assistant to the AEMT, Paramedic or other medical staff in observing, documenting, and treating AEs, or directly deferring to the physician/investigator as needed. Provides support to the Paramedic team to treat and care for subjects throughout all stages of the clinical trial.Essential Functions --- Acts as subject safety contact for all study subjects in the Clinic. --- Provides basic medical care (within scope of practice), both emergent and non-emergent, to all study subjects, as appropriate. --- Monitors and records Adverse Events (AEs). Reviews all active AEs prior to dose and determines if it is safe for subject to proceed with study procedures and/or dosing in consultation with AEMT, Paramedic or other medical staff. If subject safety is in question, may confer with Paramedic, other medical staff, operational management and/or the physician/investigator for additional instruction and/or directive. May review all active AEs for a given study and follow up with study subject(s), as necessary. --- May perform technical procedures including blood collection, vital signs, and ECGs. --- Assesses out of range values for symptomology and may medically intervene should study subject's safety be in question. --- May perform forms of basic dosing including oral, inhalation and nasal. Job Complexity Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Job Knowledge Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. Supervision Received Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. Business Relationships Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualificationTechnical positions may require a certificate Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. Certified or licensed EMT/LVN and American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is required in the state and/or municipality where employee is working. In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: --- Skilled in scope of practice including Basic Life Support --- Solid interpersonal skills and attention to detail --- Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, management and physicians in a professional and credible manner --- Ability to effectively manage multiple complex tasks --- Ability to effectively manage potential emergency medical situationsThermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Austin , Medical Associate, Other , Austin, Texas

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