Clinical Research Coordinator
Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: PBHS Public Health Sciences Admin
Posting Date: 11-28-2017
The Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) supports research efforts of the Principal Investigator in conducting a large screening study for the genetic risk of type 1 diabetes (T1D) among children in Virginia. The CRC will be involved in the recruitment and enrollment of research participants, informed consent process, data collection, biospecimen collection (saliva sample), monitoring and reporting overall study progress, conducting follow-up contacts with enrolled participants, and implementing daily operations of the research study. The incumbent may have opportunities to participate in future research studies. The CRC will be stationed in a pediatric clinic (Battle Building, Northridge, and/or Orange), and will approach potential participants and their parent/guardian in the clinic waiting room to introduce the study and recruit interested individuals. All participants are children ages 2-16 who are at the clinic for their healthcare appointment.
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Public Health or other healthcare related field, or equivalent degree, in hand by appointment start date. One year of relevant clinical research experience is required. Experience gained as a student will be considered. Candidates are expected to have familiarity with iPads and MS Office (Word and PowerPoint). Research experience in pediatric populations is preferred. Additional preferred skills include experience in genetic research and in collection of human biospecimens.
This is a restricted position contingent up on the continued availability of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
2. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
3. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
4. Knowledge of computer database and software systems.
5. Ability to sort and compile data.
6. Ability to identify when to seek supervision.
7. Knowledge of research methodology.
8. Ability to work well with others and independently.
9. Ability to execute tasks.
10. Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
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