Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years. The University of Washington, Division of Medical Oncology has an excellent position for a Research Systems Coordinator in the Breast Cancer Research Program.The purpose of this position is to promote the research objectives of the Breast Cancer Research Program in the Division of Oncology. This position works with Division of Medical Oncology faculty to facilitate pharmaceutical-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials, identify research problems and design hypotheses to be tested. This position will be responsible for research systems development and oversight, training Research Assistants, and oversight of data and sample management.This position will work with the research team to collect and abstract clinical data from medical records and research charts, work closely with the Research Manager in providing administrative and technical support for research projects, and will follow complex instructions for designing and implementing tools to improve Breast Cancer Research Program clinical trial processes. The mission statement of the University of Washington Medical Center states that the Medical Center serves as a research resource, providing an environment in which clinical research may be conducted. This position is essential to that mission. This position must be able to work independently on multiple research projects without benefit of written policies or procedures. This position requires daily interaction with the Research Manager, research staff, physicians, other health care personnel (e.g. nurses, mid-levels), research staff at collaborating institutions, pharmaceutical company sponsors and any other groups integral to the successful completion of research projects.Research Systems Design and Maintenance Design and maintain research systems for the Breast Cancer Research Program including SharePoint, PowerApps, CTMS, sRAMP.This position will be the primary resource for the maintenance of electronic databases and online platforms for the Breast Cancer Research Program.Maintain organization and documentation of systems used by the Breast Cancer Research Program.In collaboration with the Research Manager, participate in process improvement plans. Help maintain program metrics for process improvement.Train other team members to use program tools and systems.Provide technical updates for other team members.Create and maintain training documents related to systems used within the Breast Cancer Research Program.Data Coordination, Integrity and Compliance Oversight Oversee the data integrity of Breast Cancer Research Program clinical trials. Understand multiple commercial electronic data capture systems and ensure timely and accurate entry of complex clinical information.Independently resolve and answer data queries with minimal errors.Make independent judgments about the relevance of the clinical data to the research for complicated oncology research subjects.Work with study team members to obtain, abstract, and code complex clinical information from multiple sources (medical records, research records, etc.) for research subjects. Code and record said information into various study-specific data-capture systems (both electronic and paper-based).Responsible for maintaining computer spreadsheets and databases for research studies.Work professionally with sponsor representatives to review and correct data recorded in the case report forms. Resolve queries in conjunction with Research Coordinators. Request medical records from outside medical facilities.Work with the Research Manager to develop process improvement tools. Assist in the assessment and design of tracking tools with the manager to develop standard practices within the Breast Cancer Research Program.Advise faculty, Research Coordinators, Regulatory Coordinators, and Research Assistants on technical and operational aspects of data coordination polices. Work closely with Research Manager and research staff to ensure compliance.Provide input in design and implementation of research tools for investigator-initiated trials.Develop and maintain data standard operating procedures and workflows for the Program. Interpret, implement, and verify compliance with applicable federal and institutional SOPs.Develop procedures for data quality control to ensure completeness and accuracy of data.Protocol Coordination Collate and maintain clinical information from multiple sources into research charts, study binders, etc.Track and maintain research subject schedules based on complex protocol-specific requirements.Research Specimen Tracking and Coordination Maintain and track laboratory sample supplies, complete requisition forms, and assemble kits for upcoming research subject visits for assigned clinical trials with minimal supervision.Track and process research subject blood, urine, and tissue samples following study specific guidelines for storage and/or shipping with minimal supervision.Other Program Support Assist the Research Manager with the hiring, training, and onboarding of new research staff.Assist Faculty and Research Manager with clinical informatics projects and presentations as needed.Participate in institutional trainings related to systems on behalf of the Breast Cancer Research Program.Assist Research Manager, Regulatory and Clinical Implementation Manager, Regulatory Coordinators, and Research Coordinators as needed to support operations of overall research program.Perform other tasks as assigned.As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Health-related field plus one year or less of experienceAdditional Requirements:Demonstrated understanding of medical terminologyStrong computer skills and experience with data entry and databasesStrong attention to detailStrong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize multiple projectsAbility to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to work effectively with colleagues and study sponsor representatives Knowledge of Oncology practice and terminologyPrior working experience at the UWMC, FHCRC, and/or SCCAPrior working experience with common eCRF systems (e.g. InForm, Medidata, etc.)Competency in Microsoft Office software, SharePoint and AccessKnowledge of HIPAA regulationsKnowledge of GCP (Good Clinical Practice)Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This position is located in a clinical and research environment that is located at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance on the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus. Work hours may exceed 40 hours per week and can be deadline dependent.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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