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HOT JOBS – Medical Assistant Clinical Research Department

Post Date: October 2nd, 2014



Small private practice conducting clinical research trials looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to train as a Research Coordinator.  The role includes both clinical patient care, conducting tests with study participants and documentation of test results and other data.  This is a great career opportunity to train in the growing field of clinical research. 


  • Back Office Medical Assistant in the Research Department for a small private practice specializing in pharmaceutical clinical research studies. 
  • Responsible for clinical duties such as rooming patients, vital signs, blood draws, EKG’s and other clinical tests; assisting the Research Coordinators with patient office visits.
  • Responsible for assisting with phone calls, screening calls, enrollment and regulatory data entry as well as entering test results to EMR and study sponsor web sites.


  • Medical Assistant with  two or more years of recent work experience as a Medical Assistant providing clinical patient care in a private practice or clinic.
  • Phlebotomy skills and qualified. 
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential as well as organizational skills.
  • Experience with respitory is helpful but not required.
  • Strong computer skills, accurate keyboarding, must know Microsoft Word, Excel and Electronic Medical Records.
  • Team player who is interested and motivated to learn.
  • Strong commitment to excellent patient care.


This is a full time permanent position.  

Monday – Friday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.   May start at 6:00 am occasionally as needed.  An occasional Saturday morning shift may be required.

The practice is located in the Clairmont area of San Diego

The rate of pay is $17.00 – 19.00 hr. to start.   Health insurance, paid holidays and vacation, retirement savings plan.


The position requires a Medical Assistant Certificate and at least 1 year of recent work experience as a Medical Assistant in a medical practice.   Please only apply if you have completed training as a Medical Assistant and / or Phlebotomist.
The practice offers a professional and supportive work environment with opportunity for personal and professional growth


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