Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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We are seeking a highly motivated research coordinator to join our team. This person will be responsible for coordinating a large multi-site federally-funded clinical trial and overseeing research staff and students the Division of Pain Research. This is a fast-paced clinical environment with a dynamic team. Emphasis is placed on maintaining a positive work environment, fostering comradery and encouraging professional development.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain. Achieving personalized pain management will transform care, while dedication to our guiding principles enriches the lives of our team members and those in the community.
Supervise and train research staff in performing specified job duties as specified by the research manager. Complete all aspects of clinical trial coordination including: identifying potential subjects, screening subjects, consenting and enrolling subjects, and collecting and managing patient and laboratory data for clinical research subjects. Collect specimens and monitor study subjects. Ensure integrity of specimens (collection, processing, shipping, storing, labeling, tracking, etc.). Perform data management and results reporting, such as entering information into Case Report Forms (CRFs). Ability to identify and report Adverse Events (AEs) and Serious Adverse Events (SAEs). Responsible for adhering to study protocol, developing SOPs and workflow and ensuring that study is compliant with regulatory guidelines.
Minimum of 2 years of experience coordinating clinical research.
Experience with the IRB application process.
Experience with REDCap, Qualtrics or other database packages and database management skills.
Superb interpersonal skills – comfortable speaking with healthcare providers and patients and working independently and as a member of a research team.
work independently when appropriate and regularly exercise good judgment in setting priorities, anticipate problems, resolving operational issues, and applying policies, procedures, and methods, while maintaining the strictest of confidentiality at all times
Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, as well as prioritize and exercise good judgment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
Have reliable transportation for travel to local sites.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Demonstrates understanding of clinical research; understand compliance issues related to human subjects research, knowledge and application of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in health science or health related field.
Experience with investigator-initiated and federally sponsored trials.
Knowledge of UMHS policies and practice.
Familiarity with OnCore, Epic, MiChart, and eResearch applications.
PEERRS, CITI, or NIH Protection of Human Subjects Training Certification.
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Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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