Job Information

University of Utah Study Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/11/2021

Requisition Number PRN26481B

Job Title Study Coordinator

Working Title Study Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00952 - Division of Epidemiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31600 to 51699

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah is in search of a Study Coordinator to support research projects within the Infectious Diseases Program. This person will assist in the coordination of technical and administrative details involved in a clinical or research study including data collection, participant recruitment, follow-up, and monitoring enrollment goals. They will also assist the Principal Investigator in achieving study integrity and objectives through the successful implementation and completion of protocols and procedures.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

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.

Essential Functions

1.Assesses protocol for clarity and subject safety, reviews inclusion/exclusion criteria; clarifies concerns and questions with Principal Investigator and sponsor.

2.Attends and participates in Investigator and staff meetings. Advises team regarding specific study assignments and timelines.

3.Coordinates meetings for the study team, collaborators, and the sponsor. Prepares and disseminates meeting agendas and meeting minutes.

4.Explains and obtains informed consent, medical history and demographics; documents in source file and maintains with historical data, status reports, progress notes, and subject log to help ensure subject safety.

5.Assists in participant recruitment and monitors enrollment goals.

6.Determines length of visits and coordinates related facility and equipment availability.

7.Reports and tracks adverse events (AE). Reports serious AEs to IRB and sponsor.

8.Documents all protocol deviations, reconciles test article accountability at study close out and prepares summary report for sponsor.

9.Completes, audits, corrects CRFs, relays CRFs to sponsor.

10. Assists with preparing data and reports for the sponsor

11. Maintains documents as required by FDA guidelines.

12. May assist with medical chart reviews.

13.May maintain contact with IRB and prepare and submit IRB documents.

14.May assist in data collection procedures, including the development of data collection forms using software such as REDCap.

15.May ensure proper collection, processing and shipment of specimens.

16.May perform functions required of the Clinical Research Assistant as necessary.

Problem Solving

Incumbents are responsible for coordinating the daily operations of their assigned research team, coordinating the orderly and safe flow of the research project and maintaining adequate resources for the PI to accomplish their research objectives. The incumbents will be expected to follow FDA , Good Clinical Practice, IRB , NIH , NCI , NSF , and/or other regulatory agency guidelines and seek council from their supervisor and/or Principal Investigator as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalency required. IRB CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research subjects certificate obtained within six months of hire and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Some departments may require IATA DGR training within six months.

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 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.