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Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The UW Libraries / National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM PNR) have an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Trials Specialist.This position, working with the Principal Investigator (PI), Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, will lead the Clinical Trials.gov project. The project includes clinical researchers working at the UW and at participating universities in the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon, Washington, and Montana. Results will be reports to the National Library of Medicine and at meetings and conferences. This is a full time position funded for 12 months.Clinical Trials.gov is a National Library of Medicine registry and results database used by clinical researchers around the world. The UW Office of Sponsored Research and clinical researchers use Clinical Trials.gov to register and report data on federally funded studies conducted at UW Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital, and SCCA. Clinical Trials.gov impacts compliance requirements with federally funded grants.The UW NNLM program is housed in the Health Sciences Library (HSL). The HSL is a unit of the University Libraries. It is a leader among the national community of academic health sciences libraries and has long been known for innovative information management programs and services.Duties & Responsibilities Identifies clinical researchers conducting current active clinical trials; obtains consent and approvals to conducts the study via the IRB; schedules site visits; conducts workflow analysis with participants in Pacific Northwest universities. Communicates study problems to supervisor, recommends course of action, and collaboratively works to make decisions based on observed user behavior and related issues. Serves as Project Manager of the Clinical Trials.gov project in the Pacific Northwest states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Develops a project plan, statement of work, and budget, for funder review and approval. Answers reviewer questions and modifies the proposed plan to address questions using analytical and critical thinking skills. Maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of clinical research methodologies and data analysis techniques. Prioritizes work and adjusts project scope and deliverables independently to manage deadlines. Disseminates the results of the study, by writing an article for publication; serves as lead author. Presents findings and recommendations in a report and NIH grant RPPR report following GIM10 guidelines. Generates wireframes and prototypes as needed, as part of the study. Plans agendas, reviews with PI, coordinates, and facilitates meetings with key stakeholders at the University of Washington Office of Sponsored Research, Montana State University, Oregon Health & Science University, and UW Medicine. Supervises the contributing work of the Grants Administration and Special Projects Librarian [.1 FTE of full time position]. Approves budget spending; reconciles budget.Requirements Master's degree in Library Science, Information Science, Health Informatics or other relevant field, or equivalent experience. One year of experience with workflow analysis techniques and observational studies. Demonstrated problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills to make decisions based on observed user behavior. Experience using Clinical Trials.gov, PubMed, MyNCBI. Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and independently managing deadlines. Experience working collaboratively with PI to produce reports and presentations to a government agency. Experience with leading or contributing to short-term projects in an industry or academic setting.Desired Ability to synthesize information, distill it into meaningful data, and provide clear recommendations for action. Facilitation, organization and time management skills. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team to accomplish a goal.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.BenefitsAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. 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