Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We are currently seeking a clinical subjects coordinator to join our expanding team. The coordinator will serve as a key member of our Quality Improvement team, and will partner with Michigan OPEN’s leadership, Quality Improvement Manager and Research Assistants to oversee quality improvement projects. They will also work with other members of the broader Michigan OPEN team as well as other internal and external collaborators to achieve project goals. The coordinator will report directly to the Quality Improvement Manager.
Quality Improvement Project Coordination (60%) -
- Work closely with QI Manager, Program Director, and Principal Investigators on all development and
oversight of Quality Improvement studies including:
start-up and initiation; materials; participant recruitment, enrollment, and follow-up; maintenance of data integrity; and close-out.
- Organize and lead project meetings
- Engage with our collaborators and partners as a representative of Michigan OPEN
- Follow University and Federal guidelines in the collection of study data and assist Investigators with
ensuring studies adhere to University and Federal guidelines where applicable.
Quality Improvement Research Assistant Guidance (20%) -
- Assist in training and guiding assistants/associates working on projects under the QI team purview.
- Support the QI Manager by developing a QI project calendar and ensure appropriate staffing for activities.
- Meet regularly with research assistants to troubleshoot
Study questions, participant concerns, calendar and staffing issues, and any other recruitment issues as they arise.
Quality Improvement Team Support (20%) -
- Meet regularly with QI Manager to streamline project and RA coordination.
- Assist QI Manager with assembling and submitting accurate timely grant reports weekly, monthly quarter, annually.
- Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures such as study and protocol development;
correspondence with IRB staff; and preparation and submission of initial applications, amendments and
annual continuing review management.
Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent education/experience
Prior experience working on research/QI projects
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities
Understanding of basic medical terminology
Interest in healthcare, public health, and/or health services research
Project coordination experience
Knowledge of Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory requirements for research
Ability to quickly learn new technologies
Experience with survey platforms such as Qualtrics
Experience with patients or human subjects
Leadership experience in any capacity
Familiarity with or desire to learn electronic medical record system (i.e. Epic, MiChart)
This position is a term limited appointment with the potential extension, based on grant funding and performance. At the end of the stated term, the appointment may terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.
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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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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