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The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is a recognized national leader in the area of Asthma and Airway Disease Research. Excellent service is an expected and integral part of the PCCM culture. At this time, we have multiple industry-sponsored grants and contracts for studies of asthma and non-CF bronchiectasis. Due to this recent growth in asthma research awards, we are seeking a well-qualified clinical research coordinator whose work will focus on our portfolio of asthma studies.
We seek a research coordinator who will work in a collegial fashion with the principal investigator, other research coordinators, administrators and collaborators on both industry-sponsored prospective studies of asthma/non-CF bronchiectasis and NIH funded investigator-initiated studies. Manage and execute research studies, collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Screen and have oversight for the successful recruitment and retention of subjects in longitudinal studies, oversee the scheduling of protocol required testing and the collection, processing and analysis of data. Collect specimens and monitor subjects. Consult with and advise project manager or principle investigator on relevant regulatory issues, using knowledge of federal, state and other laws/policies/procedures.
Assist with the execution of industry sponsored clinical trials and NIH funded studies, including recruitment and retention of subjects, scheduling of procedures, and collection of data.
Perform study-specific tests in clinic or other designated research space, such as spirometry and sputum induction.
Assist with research bronchoscopy preparations and sample collection.
Design work flow and develop quality assurance processes for study start up, execution and conduct. Maintain accurate research records and transcribe collected data onto study documents, forms, and electronic research databases.
Assist with identification and documentation of adverse events according to standard operating procedures and protocol requirements.
Assists with reviewing billing calendars.
Reconcile research billing, payments and invoices and finance issues in concert with department grant managers and financial team.
Assures compliance with protocols, adherence to good clinical practice guidelines, sponsor regulations, and all other federal, local, and University guidelines.
Other duties as assigned or required for the research project.
May be required to work an occasional saturdays to accommodate patient visits.
Occasional overnight travel expected for study related meetings and conferences.
Act as liaison between patient, investigators, other departments, sponsors, vendors and regulatory agencies.
Health-related college degree or equivalent education and experience required.
Previous experience with subject recruitment and retention, and coordination and management of NIH studies and/or clinical trials required, minimum 3 years.
Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
Certification of Good Clinical Practice Training required, such as CITI or Transcelerate.
Demonstration of understanding of Medical Terminology.
Exceptional organizational and computer skills in Microsoft software applications.
Ability to work with minimal supervision with diverse teams of physicians, coordinators, collaborators, Institutional Review Board, and Office of Research and Sponsored Projects in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to multi-task, work well under time constraints and meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, oral and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail and exercise of good judgement.
Previous experience with spirometry testing and/or sputum induction desired, however on-site training is available. Clinical experience with respiratory patients is highly desired.
Previous experience with REDCAP or a similar clinical research database desired.
Certification through ACRP or SOCRA is a plus.
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