A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Project Coordinator will work directly and closely with the Principal Investigator while managing a federally funded clinical trial involving healthcare data. We are conducting a national qualitative study of telehealth treatment options for patients with substance use disorders and other related studies in the area of improving substance use disorder treatment access and quality. The position involves directly contributing to the planning, execution, and documentation of study activities, to include post-study manuscript writing and submission. We are searching for candidates who are positive, highly motivated, and well-organized. Prior research experience is desired. The ideal candidate will be highly interested in professional growth within the field of research. A great position with opportunities for growth and mentorship.
The coordinator will perform a variety of the following tasks, among others:
Oversee the daily operations of the study;
Patient engagement, including recruitment and conducting qualitative interviews;
Qualitative data collection and analysis;
Maintain and manage official study records utilizing databases and shared folders;
Draft, review, and submit documents for IRB approval;
Assist the PI with budget management and tracking;
Assist the PI with grant writing;
Conduct literature searches and reviews;
Collaborate with the PI in preparing sections of working papers, reports, and manuscripts for submission; and
Develop meeting agendas and lead communication efforts with project stakeholders.
Bachelor’s Degree with related experience or interest in clinical research;
Ability to confidently and thoughtfully interface with individuals at various levels, including patients and clinicians;
Presents and maintains professional demeanor and exhibits strong interpersonal skills;
Strong attention to detail, including editing and proofreading proficiency;
Works well independently as well as in a team environment;
Accurate and organized records management skills;
Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines;
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; and
Access to reliable transportation
Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, or other related field;
Experience/interest working with high-risk populations, such as substance use disorders or other areas of mental health;
Comfort discussing sensitive topics with vulnerable populations;
Understanding of HIPAA policies and submitting IRB documents;
Research Project management;
Experience using Microsoft Access and PowerPoint;
Experience with reference management software such as EndNote or Zotero;
Experience creating and following protocols related to qualitative research;
Possess excellent written and oral communications skills;
Experience with data collection; and
Strong problem-solving skills and initiative.
M-F 8am-5pm, some nights and weekends may be required
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