Department of Emergency Medicine - University of MN Medical School
The research coordinator role in Emergency Medicine encompasses a wide range of skills. RN2 are expected to be able to perform as a Lead coordinator for studies that are enrolling subjects at multiple sites. This coordinator prepares IRB submissions, maintains Delegation of authority logs, consents and enroll subjects, performs patient assessments, collects and enters data and communicates regularly with Study Pl and clinical care team.
The position is responsible for being the most knowledgeable person in the department to oversee the work of colleagues who may be tasked with patient enrollments, patient follow up (blinded assessments) and ensuring that data and research visits are in compliance with the protocol
This position will serve as Lead coordinator for 3 or more studies and share responsibilities with 5 other studies (an estimate since it changes at any given time).
Duties and Responsibilities:
(75%) SERVE as LEAD coordinator on multiple NIH funded research studies conducted within our local area (UMMC, HCMC, Fairivew Southdale, Ridges) and other sites as contracted by the department:
Develop logistical plans for new studies and troubleshoot issues during the life of the study. Troubleshooting may include training of inpatient personnel (ED, ICU, neuro floor, clinic), research colleagues, work with lab, pharmacy and other technologies or departments involved with studies.
Recruit and screen subjects for acute or prevention studies in collaboration with the Pl utilizing resources from Fairview Research Administration and CTSI.
Meet departmental and sponsor standards/expectations for data entry, accuracy and decision making.
15% Participate in the on call coordinator pool that responds to calls for emergency enrollments for a number of NIH funded studies.
10% Share expertise in Emergency Department Nursing and critical care with colleagues that may have different work experience and expertise.
*Note: This position is advertised as full-time, but a 50% to 75% appointment would also be considered.
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
Registered Nurse licensure.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or science related field with at least 2 years full time work experience in a hospital setting; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years.
Ability to work flexible hours when needed to complete time sensitive research tasks.
Strong EPIC or EMR skills.
Experience as a research coordinator in emergency or critical care setting.
Experience with database management or Electronic Data Capture Systems.
Experience with SPSS or other data management software.
Internal Number: 329130
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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