Research Coordinator II - Respiratory
Job posting number: #7085309 (Ref:138064)
Posted: September 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Coordinates the compliant implementation and conduct of human subject research projects typically of medium workload and medium complexity. **Must be able to travel to other regional hospitals (Fairview, Marymount, Hillcrest). **Must be able to work weekend coverage occasionally.
- Coordinates the implementation and conduct of research projects ensuring adherence to research protocol requirements which may include: maintenance of regulatory documents and binders, data management, IRB submissions and communication of such to the research team.
- May be responsible for reporting/completion of Serious Adverse Events and/or safety log as defined per protocol as they occur and completion of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and sponsor forms in accordance with GCP guidelines.
- Communicates with sponsors, monitors, research personnel to ensure all aspects of study compliance.
- May serve as a liaison between investigators, research personnel, outside study personnel and central research administration offices to assist in protocol interpretation, enrollment and safety questions.
- Collaborates with study team to schedule pre-site selection visits, site initiation visits, webinars, monitoring and close-out visits.
- Collaborates with primary investigator, sponsor and research staff to plan, conduct and evaluate project protocols, including research subject recruitment.
- Monitors and reports project status.
- Completes regulatory documents, data capture and monitoring plans.
- Completes protocol related activities.
- As delegated, may be required to attain and maintain clinical competencies for unlicensed caregivers such as phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG, POC testing and other testing as required.
- Monitors research data to maintain quality.
- Understands basic concepts of study design.
- Demonstrates comprehension of assigned research protocols.
- Develops and maintains knowledge of research protocol to coordinate the comprehensive and compliant execution of assigned protocols.
- Assists with preparation for audits and response to audits.
- May assist in the development and maintenance of research tools, such as spreadsheets, questionnaires and/or brochures.
- Maintains study personnel certification records (License, CV, CITI).
- Maintains professional relationships, including frequent and open effective communication with internal and external customers.
- Documents the education and training of research personnel as needed.
- May participate in the conduct and documentation of the informed consent process.
- May assist PI with research study design and development of the research protocol.
- May contribute to research project budget development.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or GED. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in health care or science related field preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or science field may offset two years of experience requirement.
- Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of computer-based skills, especially in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software, and the ability to undertake internet searches.
- Solid written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to work in collaboration and cooperation with members of a multidisciplinary team.
- Within 90 days of hire, must successfully complete certification in Human Subjects Research as required by the Responsible Conduct of Research guidelines adopted by Cleveland Clinic.
- Continually demonstrates competency with defined requirements for the position as established by Cleveland Clinic. Education preference.
- None required.
Complexity of Work:
- Requires independent thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability work with minimal supervision.
- Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
- Must be comfortable working with high-risk patient population.
- Must be comfortable working with handling samples and laboratory procedures.
- Will have MICU consenting and responsible for processing of some human samples.
- Must be comfortable in a lab setting.
- Minimum three years’ experience as a Research Coordinator I or performing the role of a Research Coordinator I. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in health care or science related field may offset two years of experience requirement.
- Experience working and communicating with stakeholders/physicians on studies preferred.
- Consenting and regulatory experience strongly preferred.
- A high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a computer.
- Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
- Extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.
- May have some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
- May require working irregular hours.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
- May require working irregular hours.
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