Research Assistant

San Antonio, TX, USA Req #3882
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Vista Defense Technologies, LLC. (VDT) is currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Assistant to provide research activity support service to include task area support, coordination and scheduling, protocol support administrative support, and administrative program support.  The Clinical Research Assistant will:


  • Support the conduct of research studies primarily for the Battlefield Health & Trauma Center for Human Integrative Physiology (BHTCHIP) research mission, including data collection and management of different aspects of the project.
  • Work with the sponsors, Principal investigators, and Institutional Review Board to coordinate activities for protocol approval and implementation, and to assure that appropriate regulatory documentation is completed and maintained.
  • Provide Protocol Support
  • Comply with all Department of Defense, U.S. Army, USAISR and other governmental regulatory requirements with special emphasis on safety and security
  • Prepares reports, summaries or replies to inquiries, including preparation of reports.
  • Maintains the database for the tracking and distribution of day to day operations.
  • Facilities coordination with such agencies as MRMC, universities, private businesses, government institutions and professional societies.
  • Provides support services including, communications, travel support, printing, library or publication services, mail, facilities and equipment, transportation, records, forms and reports.
  • Coordinates arrangement, scheduling and agenda preparation for seminars and meetings.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements for personnel within USAISR and others as required.
  • Coordinates video and audio teleconferencing.
  • Forwards all documentation appropriately.
  • Schedules events to meet the Directorates requirements.
  • Assist with ordering and tracking supplies.
  • Assists in submitting manuscripts, posters and abstracts to relevant journals and meetings.
  • Provide coordinated support for in-processing and out-processing personnel to include escorting and orienting new personnel to local facilities and related support divisions
  • Maintain updated study documents in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines, including preparation of project reports and study amendments.
  • Collect data using clinical skills as required, which may include operating critical care and data acquisition monitoring equipment.




  • Associate degree in the field of life sciences (e.g. biology, physiology, anatomy) from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience- Administrative Assistant.
  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA) or Clinical Research Certificate (CRC).
  • One year of laboratory or clinical research.
  • Documented clinical sill of drawing blood.
  • Documented and demonstrated proficiency  using Microsoft Suite

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  • San Antonio, TX, USA