Research Study Coordinator I-Preventive Medicine
Job posting number: #7151164
Posted: May 30, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Research Study Coordinator 1 conducts study visits with research participants as specified in the CANDLE study protocols. This position collaborates with the study staff to successfully achieve the goals of the study, the principal investigator, and the department in a timely manner.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruits participants for new study visit by explaining procedures and benefits of participating.
Facilitates informed consent/assent process in accordance with study protocols and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines while utilizing understanding of inclusion/exclusion criteria.
Completes study visits with participants as specified in the study protocol via face-to-face meetings, telephone conversations, and mailings.
Performs complex battery of cognitive and executive function testing with children, using validated measures.
Assesses children's health and development to ensure safety and eligibility for study procedures.
Performs pulmonary function tests using diagnostic testing software to assess lung function in children.
Completes intensive sequence of sensitive data collection instruments via interview with child participants.
Performs preliminary assessment for child safety following responses to suicidal ideation questions.
Provides PIs with observational feedback on child performance during testing and interview.
Reviews medical records and abstract information related to asthma.
Performs other duties assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, or related social science field. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of clinical research experience; OR Master’s Degree will be accepted in lieu of experience.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must successfully obtain and renew certifications in all areas of the protocol, good clinical practices, and human subject compliance. Training is provided for all necessary certifications. (COPY OF LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time-management and verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to make good clinical judgment.
Ability to function independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to obtain Human Subject Protection and other applicable certifications within the first four weeks of employment.
Computer skills, including proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to demonstrate proficiency using Filemaker within 3 months.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse group of participants, staff, and faculty.
WORK SCHEDULE: This position may occasionally work evenings and weekends.