University of Utah Clinical Research Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 11/10/2016

Requisition Number PRN12873B

Job Title Clinical Research Coordinator

Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time?

Shift

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 01518 - Neuromuscular Research

Location

City

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 65000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Neuromuscular Division is seeking to add another team member in the role of Clinical Research Coordinator to support research studies involving patients with neurological diseases.

This position coordinates the implementation, quality control and completion of research studies while assisting the Principal Investigator in determining and accomplishing study objectives. Oversees research studies in an administrative and operational capacity while maintaining compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies.

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

1. Oversees compliance to protocol; manages quality control, completion and submission of study related

documentation; prepares reports for organizations and agencies.

2. Develops study budgets; monitors budget expenses and billing for allied services; negotiates payment schedule with sponsor and fees for internal services.

3. Monitors enrollment goals and initiates strategies to promote enrollment and participant compliance. Coordinates and performs responsibilities related to research participants including determining subject population availability, developing informed consents and screening materials, screening and recruiting subjects, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, answering subject inquiries, overseeing study visits and acting as a liaison between participants and study-related parties.

4. Recognizes, tracks and reports adverse events and protocol deviations.

5. Prepares for and coordinates site visits made by sponsors or federal agencies during course and at the close of the study.

6. Represents the research program at meetings, national and international research consortia.

7. Prepares, submits and maintainsIRB,FDA,NCI,NIH,NSFand/or other regulatory documents and research correspondence.

8. Contributes to developing educational materials and educates the community and other research professionals regarding studies and related research issues.

9. Supervises, mentors and trains new or junior research staff.

10. Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research projects and to maintain a strong referral basis.

11. Develops and maintains patient databases, investigational logs and records of drugs administered, medicaldevices monitored and/or procedures followed.

12. Assists the Principal Investigator in the development of study protocols.

Problem Solving

The incumbent decides how to best accomplish the daily requirements of various study objectives, prioritizes and delegates workload and establishes systems needed to achieve specific study goals. The incumbent functions independently under minimal supervision, followingFDA, Good Clinical Practice,IRB,NIH,NCI,NSFand/or other regulatory agency guidelines and seeking council from the Principal Investigator as necessary.

The incumbent is expected to closely monitor use of experimental equipment and drugs. Because some subjects referred to participate on a research study have no other option for recovery, the incumbent must be aware of the subjects condition, well informed in the use of study material (devices, equipment, etc.) and conscientious in his/heranalysis of appropriate actions.

The incumbent is responsible to organize coverage when not present to ensure protocol requirements are followed.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Seldom: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a health sciences or related field with two years professional research experience and completion of UniversityRATSClinical Certification within one year of hire required. Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices,FDA,HIPAAandIRBregulations; an understanding of research procedures; and the ability to function independently is preferred.

Departments may requireIRBCITICourse orIATADGRtraining within a specified timeframe.

Departments may prefer a nursing degree for this position, which requires the incumbent to have two years related experience and possess a nationally recognized research compliance certification.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.