JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Research Coordinator I enrollschildren and mothers in a prospective study of the effect of Adverse ChildhoodExperiences (ACEs) and Social Determinants of Health (SDH) on child health,development, and epigenetic profiles. This position will enroll patients whoqualify as subjects for the Family Resilience Initiative (FRI) during morningULPS General Pediatric clinics and controls who are not eligible for enrollmentin FRI from the afternoon clinics. Research Coordinator I consents,collects information, and collects blood (finger stick) and saliva samples fora biorepository.
Identifies, using specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, potential study subjects for participation in the study.
Explains study and obtains informed consent from qualified subjects.
Collects information on case report forms at study visits.
Collects, labels, and processes study specimens at each study visit using procedures outlined in the study protocol.
Maintains source documentation and case report forms for completion and ensures confidentiality of subject records.
Maintains frequent contact with families to facilitate excellent longitudinal follow up.
Performs yearly follow up study visits and procedures as required by the study protocol.
Maintains IRB records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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