Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator.
The University of Washington is home to a large Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) translational research program with investigators conducting multiple clinical trials with complementary or ancillary basic science studies being conducted based on specimens and data obtained in the clinical trials. The Research Coordinator will routinely work with Principal Investigators, other Research Coordinators, and research teams comprised of scientists and post-doctoral trainees, collaborators at the pediatric CF program based at Seattle Children's Research Institute and enrollment sites throughout the nation. Each UW based principal investigator is typically involved with 3-5 separate projects concurrently.
The purpose of this position is to take a lead role in conducting and managing a translational and clinical research program undertaking studies that focus on the adult cystic fibrosis patient population. The research program's prime site is the University of Washington and involves a number of ongoing clinical trials under the auspices of an NIH P30 award and a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation RDP award.
Clinical Research Operations
This position is responsible for collaborating on implementation and ongoing management of CF clinical trials being conducted at the UW and collaborating sites. Implementation includes orientation and training to each study's protocol requirements and processes. This individual will implement assigned aspects of data and specimen collection and ensure UW site subject compliance and adherence with protocol requirements. This position is responsible for tracking milestone achievements for the site while responding to data queries and assuring data entry accuracy.
Identifies, screens, recruits, and consents subjects for UW site participation. Administers a wide variety of clinical survey instruments, conducts lung function testing and oximetry, takes vital signs, collects and processes specimens.
Responsible for IRB submissions using both UW and private IRB systems and direct response to Human Subjects Office and Office of Sponsored Programs. Assist with developing study manuals and case report forms in compliance with extramural sponsor and UW compliance office guidelines.
Research Administration financial management
Ensures accurate tracking and timely payment of study subject stipends and/or travel reimbursements. Investigates and documents study costs for grant or contract proposals and post-award expenditure management. Utilizes clinical trial management systems to review clinical charges.
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Bachelor's degree in a health sciences related field with 3-4 years of relevant experience.
Clinical research operations experience including project management and long range planning.
The individual must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
The individual must have demonstrated problem-solving skills, strong detail orientation and ability to adeptly manage multiple priorities and timelines.
Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the clinical/translational research interaction, this position must have the ability to work with various individual working styles and organizational systems is necessary.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Familiarity with UW research policies and guidelines including IRB development, budget development and budget management.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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