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


Open Date 05/21/2018

Requisition Number PRN17263B

Job Title Clinical Research Coordinator

Working Title PS Clinical Research Coordinator

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some later evenings and weekends may be required. Willing to discuss flexible work schedule-days and evenings.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00931 - Ob/Gyn Research Network

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 64349

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

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.


Assists in recruiting patients from Labor & Delivery and other various University of Utah clinics for several clinical trials, and evaluate their progress within the research project. Assists with the design of research projects by making recommendations on the feasibility of using certain protocols and treatment procedures. Determines patient eligibility for a specific research project. Performs patient education functions by informing patients and their families of possible implications that may arise by participating in specific research projects, and training them in the proper use of experimental drugs and/or devices. Gathers research results for evaluation to determine the efficacy of certain drugs, devices and/or test procedures.

Analyzes the patient’s condition and effectiveness of the particular protocol to determine other intervening factors in accounting for certain results. Provides educational training to other staff members to ensure that all medical personnel treating participating patients are accurately trained in the research protocols. Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research projects and to maintain a strong referral basis. Performs other patient care duties to include responding to emergency situations, answering questions, and following through with the patient to determine possible side effects of certain drugs and/or devices.

Maintains investigational logs and records of drugs administered, medical devices monitored, and procedures followed. Prepares reports for companies and regulatory agencies. May assists in coordinating and initiating details of research projects including developing research protocols, evaluating and writing research results, obtaining and studying data from participating investigators, supplying study sites with needed materials, and making site visits. Maintains an adequate knowledge to operate and care for highly technical equipment.

This job description 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.

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.

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.

This is a patient sensitive position. Immunizations are 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.


•Active RN license

•Strongly prefer Labor & Delivery experience

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: 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: .

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.