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Fairview Health Services Research Assistant in Saint Paul, Minnesota


The Research Assistant partners with the clinical trials team to develop and implement international national, regional, and local multi-site, multi-provider clinical trials.

Other duties include: Collects, abstracts, reviews, compiles and enters data into various computer systems. Assists with

design of survey tools. Ensures data quality and error-correction for research, program evaluation and outcome-related projects. Prepares and presents both oral and written reports. Interprets statistics and graphs as needed.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Develops tools to track key department and clinical trial metrics.

  • Supports the regulatory, operational and logistical aspects of research studies in the Clinical Trials office.

  • Develops and implements patient recruitment strategies for various clinical trials.

  • Leads new clinical trial projects, collaborating with the clinical trials team, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals as required.

  • Organizes all clinical trial documentation and work closely with external research monitors.

  • Facilitate and supervise the comprehensive evaluation and coordination of research applications involving the use of human subjects.

  • Manages the implementation and maintenance of national, regional, and local outcomes registries as assigned.

  • Supports the design and implementation of internal and external surveys, including survey design, data collection, cleaning andanalysis, and preparation of the results for distribution and presentation.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a health care related field or an associate degree with equivalent experience.

  • Specific training in organizing clinical trial activities, research tasks, and regulatory applications required.


  • 2 to 5 years of related experience in clinical, research or other health care setting.

  • Experience with health services research and project management, IRB and regulatory requirements, coordinating clinical research projects; patient communication, developing successful collaborative working relationships with a variety of healthcare professionals and administrators.

  • Knowledge and understanding of federal regulations, policies, and guidelines governing human subject research.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and EPIC.

  • Ability to work under strict timelines.


  • Exercise Physiology degree, experience with taking blood pressure reading

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago (7/21/2020 2:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-59178

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Professional-Non Clinical

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Research Office