University of Rochester Health Project Coord in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Cancer Center/Clin Trials Ofc

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

To serve as coordinator for clinical trial activities and as advocate for patients enrolled in clinical trials involving the University of Rochester Cancer Center. Under general guidance and with latitude for exercise of independent judgment coordinate patient enrollment, schedules, and care in clinical research studies for the Clinical Trials Office of the University of Rochester Cancer Center. Plans, implements, coordinates, administers and evaluates the care for patients and their families enrolled in protocols of the Cancer Center. Provide professional direction with the planning, implementation, coordination, operation and evaluation of the oncology projects in the Clinical Trials Office. Maintain a working knowledge of the area(s) of expertise by reviewing research literature and abstracts, attending pertinent meetings and seminar, participate in the preparation of regulatory approvals and study documents. Assist with preparing analytical reports for publication.

Typical Duties:

Serves as liaison between study personnel, investigators, primary care physicians, hospital staff, patients and their families in all phases of clinical research for the Cancer Center. Plan and execute required aspects of the research project working with the PI, the Clinical Trials Office Administrative Director, physicians and other health care professionals which may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as the patient representative during development of Cancer Center studies and projects.
  • Identifies and provides for scheduling of study events for patients enrolled.
  • Maintains patient data, such as, consent forms, letters, and appointment notices.
  • Collects clinical data during all phases of care while patient is on-study, complete case report forms.
  • Reviews and evaluate patient data for statistical analysis.
  • Assists with study audits conducted by independent monitors and federal and governmental agencies.
  • Assists with data analysis for long term projects.

Serve as point of contact for patients concerning study matters within the university and affiliates. Maintain and prepare detailed documentation of patient procedures and care. Update documentation of patient procedures or data as they occur.

Assists with data analysis and preparation of materials for publication. Prepare and collate patient study information, status reports and updates as necessary for reporting on progress of patients enrolled in studies in order to accomplish a timely completion.

Coordinates appointments and correspondence with all patients enrolled in studies. Collaborate with personnel in other departments and facilities to implement patient activities. Consult regularly with attendings and fellows involved with patients enrolled on studies

Participates in the preparation of study documents and regulatory approvals. Reviews and/or edits study documents. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a health related area or a current New York State Registered Professional Nurse license is preferred. Two to three years of direct patient care or clinical trialsrelated experience. Excellent verbal and writing skills are required. Knowledge of computer databases, word processing, spreadsheets and graphics packages are important. Transportation is required.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Health Project Coord

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Job ID: 201493

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time