The purpose of the Clinical Research internship is to increase awareness and understanding of the functions of the clinical research group in the orthopedic device industry. Clinical research involves investigatory studies via collaborative relationships between companies and researchers like large universities and medical institutions to explore whether a medical device is safe and effective for humans. These studies also may show which medical approaches work best for certain devices and treatments for groups of people and the possible side effects related to the treatment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities can include:
Provides support to the clinical department to assist with execution and maintenance of clinical studies
Assist in the execution of clinical test plans to support Investigatory Device Exemption (IDE) approvals
Maintains, updates, and may establish various spreadsheets/databases for clinical tracking
Maintains clinical operations files
Responsible for ordering and shipping supplies in coordination with all phases of the clinical studies, maintains files and inventories of supplies and equipment
Prepares, processes, logs and distributes completed case report forms and other study materials
Tracks incoming and outgoing clinical and regulatory documents and updates for investigator sites. Prepares materials and attends investigator meetings
Assists with preparing FDA and other reports. Supports departmental ordering, bill paying, and other clerical duties
Ensure data completeness, maintaining research files, providing information to participants regarding research protocols and procedures
Conduct basic statistical analyses
Organize and present clinical research plans, status reports, and/or results to leadership
Other assigned responsibilities or special projects, as needed
Shadow various clinical research associates
The intern will be currently enrolled as a full-time college student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and preferably in a life sciences degree program. The intern will have a working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Sharepoint.
ABOUT DJO GLOBAL
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. Our products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of our medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. Product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. Our surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. Our products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast, Chattanooga, CMF, Compex, DonJoy, ProCare, Exos, Dr. Comfort, DonJoy Performance and DJO Surgical.
For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.
DJO is a portfolio company of the Blackstone Group
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.