Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Ganesh Lab is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Clinical Subjects Coordinator to join our team that studies the genetics of vascular diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Michigan Medicine/University of Michigan. The selected individual will support all aspects of clinical research including participant recruitment, consenting, clinic and research visit coordination, and, data and sample collection and management that include key collaborations with the Department of Surgery. The Clinical Subjects Coordinator will also participate in our efforts to streamline processes and enhance online capabilities for recruiting, consenting participants, and managing clinical and biospecimen data.
Identify, screen, and consent participants from clinics and practice groups from across Michigan Medicine
Coordinate the collection, processing, and storage of blood, saliva, tissue, and other biological specimens
Collect research data from patients and clinical staff, and through medical chart review
Track participants and maintain accurate and detailed study records
Enter and manage research data for participants into research databases
Follow up with participants as needed to obtain biological specimens, complete participant/family questionnaires, and clinic visit coordination
Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) activities including study/protocol development, amendments and annual continuing reviews
Participate in activities to streamline processes and enhance capabilities for recruiting, consenting participants and managing clinical research data
Responsibilities for this position may evolve to match changing needs and priorities
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field
Demonstrated clinical research experience
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively with researchers, faculty, patients and families in a dynamic work environment in a diplomatic and effective manner
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work well under time constraints to meet deadlines
Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience with handling biological samples
Experience with IRB applications and regulatory affairs
Experience with REDCap, LabVantage, MiChart/EPIC
Understanding of HIPAA rules/regulations and all other federal, local and University guidelines for biomedical research
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Internal Number: 199493
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