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University of Rochester Human Subject Res Coord I - 226352 in Rochester, New York

Human Subject Res Coord I Job ID 226352

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Temporary Opening

Time as Reported Grade 051 Pediatrics M&D Neonatology

This job ends 3 months from hire date.


8:00 AM-5 PM

Flexible hours



Position Summary:

To serve as Coordinator for a specific research study involving the University of Rochester Division of Lactation Medicine.


Plan, implement, coordinate and administer testing of patients enrolled in an Industry-sponsored (NSF-funded) research study with lactating mothers who pump breastmilk for their admitted premature infants. Serve as liaison between study personnel, investigators, hospital staff, patients and their families during enrollment and data collection. Plan and execute required aspects of the research project working with the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Subjects Review Board (RSRB), and other health care professionals, which may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screen and identify potential study patients by reviewing eRecord documentation and discussing with lactation consultants

  • Serve as point of contact for patients concerning study matters within the University and affiliates.

  • Prepare and maintain patient data, such as, consent forms, letters, and appointment notices. Provide scheduling of study events for patients enrolled.

  • Enroll patients

  • Collect test data during breast pumping sessions, complete case report forms.

  • Prepare adverse event reports when required

  • Keep informed of protocol availability and addenda/changes


    Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience in human subject research coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Comfort with breast pumps, breastfeeding mothers and the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a plus. Individuals without this experience must demonstrate a willingness to learn, and strong compassion for postpartum patients and parents of sick infants.

  • Attention to detail, ability to digest and understand the study processes, and to work as a team.

  • Knowledge of computer databases, word processing, spreadsheets are important. Must Complete Human Subjects Protection Program training within 1 week of hire.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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