Job description

Duties: We are seeking a full-time clinical research coordinator to lead various components of studies focusing on decision making for seriously ill patients. Ongoing study support is needed for: (1) day-to-day operations and recruitment of patients for an RCT exploring the effectiveness of an online platform for advance care planning and palliative care consultation among patients being considered for stem cell transplantation (2) day-to-day operations and recruitment of patients, caregivers, and physicians providing views on different ways physicians may communicate health information to patients. Under supervision of the Assistant Director for Project Management at the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center, the CRC's primary responsibilities will include engaging with clinics at multiple health care sites to recruit participants, screening for eligible participants using electronic health records, approaching and interviewing patients and their caregivers about sensitive topics such as advance care planning and end-of-life care, assisting with IRB documentation and compliance, maintaining study databases, and assisting with the preparation of materials to disseminate study results.

Qualifications: BA/BS and a minimum of 1 year of clinical trial/clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. The successful candidate must have outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Strong computer skills are essential. The candidate should be comfortable doing a variety of tasks, be able to balance and prioritize multiple commitments, and be proficient at multi-tasking and independent problem solving. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations is preferred. This study involves work in clinical settings with seriously ill patients and their families and therefore candidates must have skills and demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse populations and handling sensitive information; experience in a health care setting is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Reference Number: 40-26984

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center

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Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research




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Posted: 10/14/2017
Application Due: 10/14/2018
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