Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Duties/Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to:
1) Initiate new Alzheimer’s disease clinical studies, coordinate the enrollment of eligible patients, manage and coordinate research subject's participation, perform patient evaluations, extract and report quality patient data and samples, and respond to data queries. (50%)
2) Responsible for interpretation of, application of, and compliance with Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and University and Clinical Partner policies as it relates to assigned research protocols. (10%)
3) Design and provide training concerning protocol and study procedures; primary responsibility for interpretation and implementation of the study protocol, procedures and definitions for the study team. (10%)
4) Ensure accurate methods and procedures are used in labeling blood and cerebrospinal fluid sample tubes, centrifuging, pipetting, recording and transferring to frozen storage. (10%)
5) Act as information resource to University faculty and staff for protocol specific queries, including availability of trials, enrollment requirements, specimens needed, etc. (5%)
6) Communication with the IRB, SPA, sponsoring agencies, principal investigator(s), other service providers, subjects, families, and research team members. (10%)
7) Ensure timely and accurate data and regulatory (FDA and IRB) submissions; engage with providers and investigators to ensure adequate source documentation is available; accurate interpretation and recording of data; maintenance of subject research charts. (5%)
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required qualifications: - BA/BS degree or a combination of education and experience to equal four years. - Demonstrated interest in Alzheimer's disease research - Ability to follow strict research protocols with utmost ethical standards. - Knowledge of informed consent process and adverse event reporting. - Experience in the preparation of IRB applications and study-related documentation. - Experience interviewing and documenting study data appropriately. - Experience with Office Suite, Google Apps, and web-based systems for tracking activities, calendaring, and retrieving/updating information. - Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written
Preferred Qualifications: - Familiarity with clinical research at the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview hospital and clinics, and Veterans Administration Health Care System - EPIC familiarity. - Medical terminology knowledge. - Background in neurosciences. - Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator, or qualified to sit for the SOCRA certification exam
Internal Number: 332452
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