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Medical Research Associate


Medical Research Associate

Immediate opening with a large specialty clinic in Baton Rouge. Full time with excellent benefits! $18.00-$22.00/hour DOE. The Research Associate will work under the general supervision of surgeons to ensure adherence to study protocols.  In addition, this person will also work with clinic administrators to collect patient reported outcome (PRO) data on our new all electronic platform, OBERD.


  • Assist the Research Project Director and health care providers in executing clinical studies by:
    •  Identifying eligible patients, consenting patients for study participation and tracking patient study visits.
    • Preparing and maintaining study binders; entering data into Microsoft Access databases and online EDC (electronic data capture) systems.
    • Taking patient phone calls concerning study visits, procedures and concerns; communicate as needed with sponsor companies.
  • Review relevant literature to gather information on study devices, procedures and relevant outcome measures. May participate in protocol development.
  • Assist with PRO data collection in OBERD
    • Interfacing with clinic patients and staff regarding this data collection.
    • Managing iPads for patient questionnaires.
    • Help optimizing the data collection process for 3 high volume clinic schedules.


Bachelor's or advanced degree in life sciences, public health or related area, including courses in research methodologies and anatomy.  


Experience in health care preferred. Must be willing to assist with medical procedures in office and collect data in the operating room.

Organizational skills to prioritize efforts on multiple projects and to gather data, prepare and maintain up-to-date records and reports, etc.

Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with patients, families, and medical professionals.

High computer literacy and written communication skills required



Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808




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