Project Coordinator

Fort Worth, TX
Apr 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Project Coordinator

Family Medicine - 300690

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Department Overview
The Department of Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary team of dedicated healthcare providers and researchers who are committed to providing excellence in clinical care, primary care education, and research. Through innovative curricular designs, early clinical experiences, and mentorship, the Department is focused on producing highly competent, caring, and compassionate Family Medicine physicians, helping reduce the shortage of primary care physicians in our Texas communities.

The Osteopathic Research Center conducts translational research relating to primary care. It engages investigators and the community in patient-centered research through the PRECISION TEXAS pain research registry and precision medicine initiative, as well as through other projects that improve patient care and safety, particularly relative to low back pain. The Osteopathic Research Center is part of the Department of Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Position Details
The Osteopathic Research Center, part of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Manages research projects as a member of a research team involving both local and national research initiatives.
* Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, human subject related activities, maintaining research files, providing input to research team members on human subjects, and other research project management issues.
* Focuses on recruiting subjects for active and future projects. This will include traveling to various sites throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and enrolling subjects at remote sites.
* Assists in the development of written materials to include research reports, poster presentations, and other materials requested by the center/department.
* Participates in the recording and analysis of research data and in the production of publications and presentations related to the research projects as deemed appropriate.
* Enrolls subjects, conducts informed consent, completes research study visits per protocol and interacts with study subjects as required, and works with laboratory personnel to ensure that biological samples are acquired and picked up in a timely manner. Helps maintain study documents and assists in preparation for audits.
* Tracks and manages study databases.
* In conjunction with the research assistant director and the principal investigator, helps prepare paperwork for the institutional review board and helps ensure all required project close out documents are obtained.
* Communicate ideas for improving processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and encourages this attitude in others.
* Assists with grant applications, publications and recruitment of study subjects as needed.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the center/department.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree and two (2) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Strong attention to detail.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Ability to interact with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
* Knowledge of human subject protection policies a plus.
* Knowledge of biohazard materials handling a plus.
* Research recruitment experience.
* Medical office experience preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants
* Please note that this is a full-time, grant-funded position. The position may continue beyond the end of this study if additional funding is secured. Anticipated length of this position is approximately 14 months.

* Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

* Valid Texas driver's license required. Employee will be required to use personal vehicle (covered by personal auto insurance policy) to travel throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex while recruiting research subjects and while conducting research visits at remote sites. Employee will be reimbursed for mileage at current state rate.

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