University of Rochester Human Subject Res Coord II in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Pediatrics M&D; Neonatology

Schedule

8 AM-5 PM; SCHEDULE VARIES BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS; ABILITY TO CONTACT PARENTS IN EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS REQUIRED.

Responsibilities

THIS POSITION HAS AN END DATE OF 8/31/18.

Position Summary:

Human Subject Research Coordinator will participate in multiple research projects that involve enrolling and longitudinal follow-up of subjects. Will provide liaison support at the professional level between health projects involving units within the University and other health facilities who are participating centers. Will work independently within the scope of practice with minimal supervision from Principal Investigator. Demonstrates ICARE* values in each of the major responsibilities.

Responsible for implementation of multiple study protocols, identifying and enrolling research subjects, acting as an educational resource for research subjects and their families, coordinating specimen collection, database development, and management, chart extraction, analyzing data and supervision of research activities. Assisting with study design, coordination, implementation, operation and evaluation are integral components of the position. Study methods will include subject recruitment, enrollment, mailed surveys, medical chart abstractions, coordination of study procedures, follow-up with home visits, informant interviews, and implementation and management of randomized controlled trials of neonatal drugs. Maintaining a working knowledge of the clinical areas under investigation by reviewing research literature, and attending pertinent meetings and seminars, will be required. On occasion, this position may require travel to private medical offices or homes in the Rochester area. Candidate must be a flexible independent thinker, but willing to work as member of the research team. Ensure compliance with acceptable regulatory requirements and IRB standards.

Required Competencies:

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in human subject research coordination; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software. Professional Research Coordinator Certification (i.e., SoCRA or ACRP) preferred. Experience as Human Subject Research Coordinator I preferred.

Prefer major course work in Clinical Research/Public Health and 3 years related work experience in clinical research coordination. The candidate should possess and have demonstrated: excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of individuals, including parents, physicians, nurses, peers, clinician/researchers at all levels, and staff in a variety of office settings. Expertise with clinical research methods, use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet search technologies for reviewing scientific literature, and basic knowledge of medical terminology required. Knowledge of Access desired. Knowledge of e-Record preferred.. Ability to contact patients in evenings and weekends to schedule follow-up appointments is required. Position will require handling specimens of human blood and urine. Local travel required to assist with follow-up studies. Attends internal/external meetings and conferences as needed and may present on behalf of the Principal Investigator. Requires personal transportation and a valid NYS driver’s license.

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Job Title: Human Subject Res Coord II

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Job ID: 207513

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time