Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Subject Recruitment and Coordination (60%) • Coordinate all participant activities for the TrialNet “Pathway to Prevention” studies. • Coordinate and attend off-site recruitment events. • Verifying subject eligibility, ensure compliant subject enrollments, appropriate recording of source data, and timely acquisition of research tissues. • Be a resource and provide guidance and training for affiliate sites. • Coordinate recruitment efforts and inform new strategies. • Ensure timely referral of potential participants for intervention studies • Coordinate all aspects of subject visits for assigned studies • Perform non-invasive protocol procedures • Collect, ship, and process biological specimens • Create and maintain source documents • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures for scheduling visits, registering subjects, and linking services to research • Serve as primary coordinator for EnVision CF: Emerging Leaders in CF Endocrinology - Coordinate monthly webinar and additional meetings for EnVision members - Document the professional activities of EnVision awardees to assist in program evaluation and grant renewal - Communications for yearly CF conference, travel reimbursement, grant information • Cross-train on other studies and assist colleagues as needed • Anticipate potential problems and share with leadership • Facilitate reporting of Unanticipated Problems according to University policy
Research Data & Specimen Management (35%) • Act as information resource to University faculty and staff for protocol specific queries, including availability of trials, enrollment requirements, specimens needed, etc. • Coordinate effective specimen management, including preparing kits, processing specimens, preparing shipments, tracking inventory, etc. • Ensure timely and accurate data submission; engage with providers and investigators to ensure adequate source documentation is available; accurate interpretation and recording of data; maintenance of subject research charts. • Facilitate the timely review and reporting of adverse reactions and severe adverse events. • Prepare for and participate in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, program audits, etc. • Contribute to the production of research publications or presentations of research data.
Administration & Education (5%) • Facilitate new project development • Support quality improvement initiatives • Attends national and study meetings as appropriate • Participate in CRC continuing education and professional development opportunities. • Educate University faculty and staff of our obligations in relation to our clinical research activities • Communicate with clinical teams to foster an environment of quality research participation within the context of exceptional clinical care
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: • BA/BS in a scientific or health related field and 2 years of experience, including experience in a medical setting, OR a combination of education and experience in clinical research to equal six years • Experience with computerized data management; ability to identify data for abstraction. • Computer proficiency and ability to navigate multiple software applications. • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational, planning and problem-solving skills • Ability to work independently, as a part of a team and with changing priorities • Demonstrated ability to maintain deadlines and prioritize assignments • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. • Ability to travel locally and regionally as needed for events and site visits. • During a typical 8 hour shift, a person in this position may be required to stand up to 2.5 hours, walk up to 2.5 hours (including stairs), reach above shoulders, lift up to 10 pounds above the shoulder, and carry packages across campus at waist level.
Preferred Qualifications: • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and federal regulations related to clinical research • Experience working at an academic medical center, or clinical research office • Experience with Epic or other electronic medical record system • Knowledge of Type 1 Diabetes
Internal Number: 340139
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