A Research Coordinator II position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual to work with the Principal Investigators to establish and manage research activities for the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep. Â Preferred education is a Masterâs degree and 3+ years experience.Â
Serves as a lead assisting with planning and staffing of project operations based on proposed research activities and timelines.
Coordinates aspects of sponsor initiated and investigator-initiated research studies including subject recruitment, data collection, scheduling of study-related activities and follow-up of enrolled subjects.
Provides guidance and direction to investigators, research personnel, and subjects. Assists with training and demonstrating techniques or procedures to less experienced research coordinators.
Plans, organizes and schedules assessments/tests/activities to meet research objectives and study protocol compliance.
Communicates with study team personnel to ensure study procedures are followed and research is performed as described in protocol.
Serves as contact for subjects, study personnel, Institutional Review Board (IRB) and study sponsor.
Assists in recruiting subjects for studies and determines eligibility based on study criteria.
Coordinates study participant activities including recruitment, screening, orientation and correspondence. Schedules subject appointments, tests, and procedures coordinating with external providers as needed.
Produces reports, correspondence and other materials, as needed or required.
Has responsibility for data collection for research studies following established data collection and management procedures. Collects, records, enters and prepares data for analysis.
Performs basic study analysis under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
Collects pertinent information from study participants through interviews, administration of tests or surveys or questionnaires, medical records review, or other collection procedures.
Assists with development and management of project budgets.
May authorize expenditures, monitor status and reconcile budget to ensure compliance with fiscal guidelines and regulations.
Prepares and/or directs the preparation of financial reports as required.
May direct ongoing purchasing activities including authorization of one-time purchases with approval from investigators.
Organizes and prepares grant proposals. Collaborates with investigators to develop research proposals.
Interfaces with funding and regulatory agencies to exchange information.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Budget development and control
Preferred Education: Master's
Preferred Experience: 3+ years
Percentage of Time:Â 100%
Fixed Term: Â Â Â 01/01/2020-12/31/2020
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Certified research coordinator. Administrative or research experience. Knowledge of medical environment and terminology. Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and institutional research regulations as well as Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPPA regulations. Proficient with MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Internal Number: REQ20083198
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