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Screening Technician I - Clinical Research

Cypress, CA, USA Req #2345
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Your New Company!
At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

About the Role
The Screening Technician I will work with the Screening team to screen participants enrolled in clinical studies. Responsibilities of the Screening Technician I include intake/collection of tasks performed and assessment of overall participant eligibility in regard to tasks performed in compliance with study protocol, Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)s.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure the confidentiality of clinical trial participants and sponsors is respected.
  • Preparation of screening materials
  • Participant identity verification Intake and documentation of inclusionary/exclusionary criteria 
  • Administration of medical questionnaires
  • Obtain and record demographic information including but not limited to: height, weight, BMI calculation, ethnicity
  • Collection of safety measurements including but not limited to: vital signs and ECG measurements
  • Collection and handling of urine for in-house testing and/or clinical diagnostic testing
  • Perform in-house tests such as: drugs of abuse, pregnancy, urine, alcohol or breathalyzer
  • Preparation of diagnostic samples for shipping to clinical diagnostic laboratory, where applicable
  • Use of clinical diagnostic software
  • May assist in screening admission procedures.
  • Assessment of participant eligibility based on criteria collected in regards to study protocol, SOP and GCP.
  • Maintain and advocate a high level of customer service and quality within the department.
  • Proactively communicate issues and/or problem resolutions to departmental supervisors and managers.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • High School Diploma or GED required; college degree and related work experience preferred.
  •  0-5 months related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Previous experience as a medical assistant or research assistant is preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as SOPs/WIs, safety rules, study-related forms and documents.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with volunteers, employees, supervisor, and others on study related matters in English is necessary
  • Current BLS certification is required
  • Medical Assistant (MA) certificate or CPT1 certificate is required
What We Offer
The pay range estimated for this position is $19.00-21.00 per hour. Please note that hourly rates/salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, prior relevant experience, skills, education, certification, location as well as internal equity and market data. 

Benefits (regular employees)
Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both
at and outside of work.

 Altasciences’ Benefits Package Includes:
• Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
• 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
• Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs
• Telework when applicable
Altasciences’ Incentive Programs Include:
• Training & Development Programs
• Employee Referral Bonus Program



Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences! 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
Location on Google Maps
  • Cypress, CA, USA