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Providence Research Assistant in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Research Assistant for Part-Time Day Shift to John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, CA

We are seeking a Research Assistant who will assist the department staff in conducting oncology clinical research at JWCI. This research fosters the implementation of patient-oriented research with the long-term aim of improving the health of the public.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry and maintains records, reports, and files as needed

  • Obtain necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competency and certifications

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy

  • Follow experimental protocol and instructions precisely

  • Assist with entry of patient visits into clinical trials management system for invoicing

  • Assist with receiving and initial processing of biospecimens

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Internet, Excel, and e-mail

  • Ability to grasp methodologies, techniques, concepts

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization

  • Perform other job related duties as assigned


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 1 year experience in medical terminology

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences

About the hospital you will serve:

The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 270005