Columbia, Missouri – Clinical Research Technician

 Clinical Research Technician

BPS USA – Columbia, MO

Reports to: Manager, Clinical Operations

Position Summary:

Responsible for collecting and processing blood samples from subjects as well as supporting the screening of subjects and ongoing compliance checks, collection of test specimens from subjects (with the exception of blood collection), assisting Nursing staff in obtaining Vital Signs, Height/Weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) and ECG data, and other activities in support of subject monitoring. Activities will also include processing of blood samples in a laboratory setting and assistance with preparing them for shipment. In addition, will serve meals and assist in keeping the Clinic clean. These activities require that the CRT read, understand, and train to the study protocol provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review study protocol and participate in the protocol training meeting prior to performing any study related activities.
  • Perform ECG and Vital Signs
  • Collect/process blood and urine samples as well as other specimens as required.
  • Perform drug/cotinine screen and alcohol test as well as urine pregnancy test.
  • Obtain body measurements, including height and body weight, and calculate Body Mass Index (BMI).
  • Proper collecting, handling, and processing of PK samples
  • Process and ship lab samples (if IATA certified)
  • Assist in drug administration by performing hand and mouth check
  • Serve and/or monitor meals
  • Maintain accurate, complete, legible and timely data entry
  • Perform screening reception duties as required, including but not limited to ID verification, recording of demographic information
  • Perform data review of the source and/or other related documents as required.
  • Perform any other duties as required by Management


  • CRO experience a plus
  • CPR & First Aid certification a plus
  • Phlebotomy certification preferred
  • Flexible hours depending on business requirements.
  • Rotating shifts and weekend requirements


If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to no later than October 15, 2018