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Clinical Studies Associate Co-op- Spring 2024



Rochester, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Job Overview:

We are looking for an individual who is excited to support and advance the development of a unique cardiovascular monitoring system and early-stage IoT medical devices. You’ll be working with a diverse group of people and providing exceptional customer service, while also collecting data points, performing entry logs, and creating study visuals. Lastly, you must be a hands-on team player with strong technical skills, have exceptional attention to detail, be about health care innovation, and be determined to stretch and expand your abilities. There is also the ability to cross-train in multiple areas of Casana. This position is full time for the Spring 2024 Semester and based in Rochester, NY. You must be able to work 40 hours per week in our Rochester office during this timeframe. Compensation for this position is $23.00 per hour.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support human subject studies including describing study procedures, obtaining informed consent, and documenting study results.
  • Contribute to the positive environment human subjects experience such as updating reading materials, photo slideshow, and appreciation initiatives.
  • Assist with developing and distributing subject recruitment materials.
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the Electronic Data Capturing system.
  • Contribute to the development of new processes, procedures, tools, and training to enhance clinical research activities, compliance, and efficiency.
  • Assist in the implementation of study procedures.
  • Analyze data and write technical reports.
  • Database entry, testing, and basic maintenance.

Required Skills and Experience

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence.
  • A 3rd, 4th or 5th year student, currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, biology, or engineering discipline preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team, and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional people and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace and creative platforms (e.g. Canva, Adobe).
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully complete Good Clinical Practices and Human Subjects Protection training at Casana.

About the company:

Casana is revolutionizing home healthcare by creating clinical-grade technology that unobtrusively checks a person’s health. Backed by a top-ranked VC and led by a CEO who founded and led a tech unicorn to a successful IPO, Casana is designing and building the home-health platform of the future. We are seeking bright, driven candidates to join our team.

Casana creates technologies that enable healthcare in the home. Casana has created a toilet seat-based cardiovascular monitoring system that is self-contained, cloud-connected, and installs directly on a standard toilet. The Heart Seat requires no user behavior change and is capable of capturing multiple key clinically relevant measurements, including heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygenation, and cardiac output.