Medical Research Assistant - Chicago area

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Location
Great Lakes, Illinois

REQ#: RQ127372

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Medical Research Assistant in support of the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) Infectious Disease Field Surveillance and Laboratory Research Services. As the Navy hub for the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center the NHRC Operational Infectious Diseases Directorate conducts on-going, laboratory-based surveillance of US military populations in unique environments to quantify and study the etiology of infectious illnesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with subject recruitment, consenting and specimen collection.
  • Adhere to aseptic technique and safe handling regulations for biological specimens.
  • Provide operational support, to include analytical evaluations and prospective clinical evaluations, for diagnostic evaluations, clinical studies, and/or clinical trials sponsored by Federal Agencies or private companies, subject to final GS or military approval.
  • Support surveillance of operational infectious diseases that affect DoD personnel in coordination with federal agencies, local governments, research organizations, and universities at locations around the world.
  • Support logistic and administrative tasks as needed to ensure that the department can successfully meet its mission, subject to final GS or military approval.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree
  • Experience with patient communication
  • Experience collecting, testing, analyzing and archiving specimens
  • Understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) standards and regulations
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable security clearance

Preferred:

  • Understanding of GLP Regulations – 21 CFR Part 58 (FDA) preferred
  • Experience with surveillance of operational infectious diseases is strongly preferred
  • Phlebotomy certificate preferred

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU: 

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.