Part Time Clinical Research Specialist/Sr Clinical Research Specialist Open Rank, UMKC Dept of

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 16, 2023

Hiring Department

Department of Emergency Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-KC (UMKC)

Job Description

The goal of the UMKC School of Medicine is to provide clinical screening and education for Our Healthy Jackson County health fair events serving Kansas City. The UMKC School of Medicine goals are to engage medical students to:
  • Volunteer for community events that serve faith-based, youth, URM and neighborhood events in Jackson County
  • Provide support for health and wellness by screening for and educating clients on hypertension, diabetes, oral health screening and STIs with other UMKC professional students
  • Help to schedule linkage to care for any clients with positive results with University Health and other participating clinics
  • Provide a Walk with a Doc table to present walking for exercise and setting walking goals for health
  • Be trained and provide education and support for vaccine hesitant patients
  • Provide licensed clinical oversight for clinical screening events at OHJC events on up to two events each month
  • Assist medical students with STI screening, obtaining consent and the process to collect urine samples
  • Train and assist medical students on STI and HIV education
  • Provide clinical oversight for patients that screen positive at the hypertension, diabetes screening sites (in coordination with Drs. Ellison and Isom)
  • Deliver clinical samples to the UH Laboratory
  • Help obtain clinical STI results for patients, assist with call backs for follow-up and treatment with our clinical partners.
  • Call-in prescriptions for STI treatment for positive results utilizing the treatment protocol. (only when follow-up cannot be established).
  • Work with our clinical partners on protocols and to provide follow-up
  • Work with our clinical partners for Well Women Examinations at participating clinical partners.
  • Maintain a password protected database of STI results, follow-up and treatments.
  • Maintain client educational materials for patients in English and Spanish.
  • Communicate with our funded Clinical Administrative Assistant to send certified letters of results when we cannot reach patients by phone.
  • Assist with managing our educational curriculum and educating our medical students.
  • Provide training for our medical students to collect samples, provide community education and monitor training materials.
  • Assist with scheduling of the Walk with a Doc student training materials.
  • Maintain the SignUp Genius and work with the UMKC Education Administrative Assistant to share educational materials with medical students.
  • Communicate with community sites for educational and service events.
  • Maintain medical student and patient data in Excel spreadsheets where needed and share information when requested by the main OHJC research team
  • Meet weekly with the UMKC SOM OHJC team to plan upcoming events, place order on necessary training, testing items and equipment.
  • Attend weekly grant meetings.
  • Help manage incentive cash amounts provided at events and dropped off at clinical partner sites.
  • Maintain a password protected database of results, calls, treatment and follow-up information.
  • Maintain follow-up and treatment results from our clinical partners .
  • Provide reports as needed on results to the OHJC Research team.
  • Opportunity to present and publish.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications for Clinical Research Specialist:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent
At least 2 years of clinical experience in an ambulatory clinic.

Minimum Qualifications for Senior Research Specialist:

Master’s of Science in Nursing
At least 2 years of clinical experience in an ambulatory clinic.

Preferred Qualifications

Community engagement and research experience desirable.

Full Time/Part Time

This is a Part-time 25% FTE position funded for at least 14 months.


Salary range is $44-$47 hour

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please email .

For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 45806 and name of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
UMKC Statement on Diversity

University of Missouri System Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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