Job Information

University of Utah PS Clinical Research Coord in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 04/26/2022

Requisition Number PRN30337B

Job Title PS Clinical Research Coord

Working Title PS Clinical Research Coord

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40 hours

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Full time.

VP Area President

Department 02059 - HCI Popul Sci Trials Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $39,300 to $52,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for coordinating research and related administrative activities for a Disease Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ). Disease Centers specialize in specific cancer types (i.e., hematological, gastrointestinal, or thoracic malignancies). The coordinator will assist the Principal Investigator(s) in achieving study integrity and objectives through the successful implementation and completion of protocols and procedures. This work may include supporting investigator-initiated studies and sponsored projects.

This position will reside within the Huntsman Cancer Institute’s ( HCI ) Population Sciences Trials Office ( PSTO ) and will work under the direction of the PSTO manager to support the Disease Center research objectives. The coordinator will support various projects related to specific cancer types, attend meetings and consult with the Disease Center, PSTO team, and other research teams.

In this position, the coordinator may also support HCI’s institutional bio-banking research initiative for the Disease Center. This initiative is called Huntsman Cancer Institute—Total Cancer Care ( TCC ). For assignments related to TCC , this position will also have a reporting relationship to the TCC manager and attend TCC trainings and meetings.

Due to the ongoing COVID -19 pandemic, employees may have a hybrid work schedule, working both remotely as well as on-site. Employees may need to provide their own home office space, internet connection, telephone, and have the ability to work independently.

This position is eligible for university benefits. These benefits include:

§ Medical-dental-wellness coverage:https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/health\_wellness.php (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/health/\_wellness.php)

§ An immediately vested 14.2% of salary employer contribution to retirement (401a):https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire\_401aPlan.php (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire/\_401aPlan.php)

§ Paid leave: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/paidLeave.php

§ Paid holidays: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/holiday.php

§ Tuition assistance for employees and family: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php

§ Free UTA transport pass: https://commuterservices.utah.edu/uta/

§ See details about these benefits and others at: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/

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Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

This position will coordinate the technical and administrative details involved in a clinical or research study. They will assist the Principal Investigator in achieving study integrity and objectives through the successful implementation and completion of protocols and procedures in the following ways:

§ Coordinating with Principal Investigators and other study staff to carry out research objectives from protocol planning and implementation to quality control and completion.

§ Creating and maintaining data, regulatory, and operational documentation for studies.

§ Working with other study coordinators, as well as biospecimen, data, regulatory, and financial support teams to develop and manage study resources and records.

§ Working with clinic staff to integrate study activities into clinic flow.

§ Carrying out various study procedures as required by various study protocols:

§ Screening and consenting activities

§ Data and specimen collection activities

§ Data entry, assurance, and reporting activities

§ IRB submission and maintenance and other regulatory and compliance activities

§ Oversee research studies in an administrative and operational capacity while maintaining compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies.

§ Providing back-up team coverage in other Disease Centers when needed.

Essential Functions

1. Identifies and recruits patients for research studies by screening the electronic medical record system

2. Obtains informed consent from patients to participate in research studies

3. Schedules and completes participant study visits and study procedures per protocol

4. Collects, processes, and ships specimens per the study protocol

5. Schedules and participates in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and close-out visits

6. Performs data entry and maintains information in study databases

7. Reports and tracks deviations, adverse events (AE), and serious adverse events ( SAE ), as applicable

8. Acts as a liaison between sponsors and the study team, and develops operating processes and procedures, as applicable

9. Ensures regulatory requirements are met on research studies by maintaining and updating required regulatory documents

10. Prepares IRB new study submissions, amendments, and renewals

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring individuals whose merit and experience promote a diverse, inclusive, anti-racist workforce and culture.

Each employee has a unique background and life experience. We believe that maximizing diversity fuels the success of our organization. In your cover letter or during your interview, we invite you to share how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment that values diversity and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about HCI’s commitments at huntsmancancer.org/edi and/or contact HCI’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a health sciences or related field with two years professional research experience and completion of University RATS Clinical 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 , HIPAA and IRB regulations; an understanding of research procedures; and the ability to function independently is preferred.

Departments may require IRB CITI Course or IATA DGR training 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.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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

Preferences

§ Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or work equivalency.

§ Two years or more of research experience.

§ Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, FDA , HIPPA and IRB regulations.

§ Completion of IRB CITI Course trainings upon hire.

§ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

§ Excellent organization and attention to detail.

§ Demonstrates the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined.

Preferences:

§ Experience with the IRB and ERICA

§ Experience with EPIC and electronic data capture systems, like REDCap

§ Experience in a health-care setting or health care certification.

§ Ability to work as part of a team and also work independently.

§ Comfortable engaging with study participants in person, by phone, and virtually.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Special Instructions Summary

Due to the COVID -19 situation, employees may need to provide their own home office space, internet connection, telephone, and have the ability to work independently.

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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