Clinical Research Assistant - CPhT Preferred

Company Description

M3 Wake Research, an M3USA Company, is an integrated network of premier investigational sites meeting the clinical research needs of global biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical research organizations (CROs). With close to 30 owned and managed research sites across the country, M3 Wake Research is one of the largest independent, multi-site clinical research companies in the US. M3 Wake Research continues to grow through acquisitions and uncompromising commitment to careful planning and execution in accordance with regulatory compliance.

Conducting studies since 1984, M3 Wake Research owns a proprietary patient database of potential clinical trial participants across the US. As of today, our board-certified physicians have completed more than 7,000+ successful clinical trials, while consistently exceeding sponsor expectations for integrity, timeliness, subject enrollment, human protection, and expeditious delivery of accurate evaluable data.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring a Clinical Research Assistant at Wake Research, an M3 company. This position is 100% on-site and located at our Durham, NC site. 

Job Description

The Clinical Research Assistant (RA) is a research professional working with and under the direction of the clinical research site management, Principal Investigator (PI), and clinical research staff. The Research Assistant supports the clinical research staff with daily clinical trial activities which may include phlebotomy, laboratory, data entry, and administrative assignments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with site management and monitoring efforts to ensure protocol adherence.
  • Assists with coordinating and facilitating monitoring visits.
  • Prepares study materials for assigned studies.
  • Assists with organizing study files.
  • Assists with front desk responsibilites. 
  • Performs study-related procedures according to study protocol as trained (i.e. Vital signs, ECG, phlebotomy, pulmonary function testing, urine pregnancy, and drug testing, processing blood, or any other procedures required per protocol or ordered by study investigator).
  • Collects data on source documentation as required by the protocol.
  • Maintain regulatory files throughout the conduct of the entire trial.
  • Reviews study supply inventory to ensure the site has an adequate inventory of all study supplies.
  • Works with the lead study coordinator to assist with resolving any issues that may arise during the conduct of the study or during a monitor visit



  • Certified Pharmacy Technician preferred 
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, read and understand complex protocols, follow very detailed directions, and multi-tasking
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of patients, employees, and company information at all times and adhere to HIPAA Guidelines

Additional Information

A career opportunity with M3 Wake Research offers competitive wages, and benefits such as:

  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

About M3USA

M3 USA is at the forefront of healthcare innovation, offering digital solutions across healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and more. Since our inception in 2000, we’ve seen remarkable growth, fueled by our mission to utilize the internet for a healthier world and more efficient healthcare systems.

Our success is anchored in our trusted digital platforms that engage physician communities globally, facilitating impactful medical education, precise job placement, and insightful market research. M3 USA prides itself on a dynamic and innovative work environment where every team member contributes to global health advancements.

Joining M3 USA means being part of a dedicated team striving to make a significant difference in healthcare. We provide a unique opportunity for you to be at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, shaping the future in a meaningful career. Embrace the chance to drive change with M3 USA.

*M3 reserves the right to change this job description to meet the business needs of the organization