The Research Coordinator III position will support the Dr. Loor Lab in the Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Transplant and Circulatory Support division. This person will be working with a team of skilled Faculty and Research Coordinators in research efforts within a fast-paced hospital setting. Main responsibilities include coordinating day-to-day activities of research protocols (i.e. screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants), and ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.
Works with the PI to assure that the study complies with all terms and conditions, including but not limited to education, IRB approval, conflict of interest disclosure, health and safety protections for participants and staff, and any financial terms or conditions.
Interviews, screens, and consents patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study.
Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for biological specimens according to procedures outlined in the study protocol.
Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies. If handling investigational drugs/devices, follows the sponsor protocol and policies on Investigational Drug/Device Accountability.
Maintains records and regulatory documents.
Assists the PI with regulatory affairs activities and the preparation, review, and submission of documents to the IRB.
Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific to the research protocol. Attends surgical procedures.
Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party.
Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to non-compliance, adverse events, and unanticipated problems.
Keeps track of protocol amendments, clarification letters and study updates, and implements updates accordingly.
Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI and/or sponsor.
Communicates with research subject through the study.
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
Two years of relevant experience.
Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP).
Previous experience coordinating multiple clinical trials simultaneously in a hospital and/or academic setting.
Demonstrates working knowledge of database management, regulatory affairs, and IRB processes.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals.
Work well independently, have strong organizational skills, and working knowledge of medical terminology.
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