University of Utah Clinical Research Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/19/2017
Requisition Number PRN15106B
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 hrs/wk
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Occasional nights and weekends may be required, although rare.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00991 - Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $39,300 to $64,349 DOE
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
Coordinates the implementation, quality control and completion of research studies in the Division of Pediatric Inpatient Medicine while assisting Principal Investigators in determining and accomplishing study objectives. Oversees research studies in an administrative and operational capacity while maintaining compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies.
•Coordinates research projects, both within the Division and outside the Division; oversees project operations while supporting principal investigators’ end goals.
•Assists Principal Investigators in the development of study protocols, grant applications, development and maintenance of content for specific interventions and tools employed for the study (e.g., web sites, mobile applications, educational materials etc.).
•Good understanding of grant application processes, budgeting and accounting related issues, including collection of essential documents such as letters of support, investigator biosketches, developing budgets and budget justifications, and assembling all needed documents for submission.
•Oversees compliance to protocols; manages quality control, completion and submission of study related documentation; prepares reports for organizations and agencies.
•Contributes to developing educational materials and educates the community and other research professionals regarding studies and related research issues.
•Coordinates project meetings between investigators, stakeholders, and advisory committee members.
•Coordinates communications with sponsored agencies, documenting changes to protocols, seeking and receiving approvals of the changes from the sponsors, and preparing interim and final reports.
•Strong ability to work independently with various stakeholders and investigators, and to successfully accomplish multiple responsibilities, including ensuring compliance with protocols, completingIRBapplications/renewals, recruiting study participants, ensuring timely data collections and communication with stakeholders, funding and regulatory agencies.
•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, surveys, data collection instruments 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.
•Prepares, submits and maintainsIRB,FDA,NCI,NIH,NSFand/or other regulatory documents and research correspondence.
•Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research projects and to maintain a strong referral basis.
•Develops study budgets; monitors budget expenses and billing for allied services; negotiates payment schedule with sponsor and fees for internal services.
•Recognizes, tracks and reports adverse events and protocol deviations.
•Prepares for and coordinates site visits made by sponsors or federal agencies during course and at the close of the study.
•Represents the research program at meetings.
•Mentors and trains new or junior research staff.
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.
Master’s degree and/or nursing degree preferred but not required.
Type Benefited Staff
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