Clinical Trial Professional Research Assistant
*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
Clinical Trial Professional Research Assistant
Department of Neurology
Position Number 689106
Posting Number 13165
The Department of Neurology has an opening for a full time Professional Research Assistant (Clinical Research Coordinator) to coordinate clinical trials. The position is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Hours are usually 8:00 to 5:00 weekdays, but occasionally longer hours are required, depending on patient volume and schedules. We are the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2008 the University was awarded more than $371 million in research grants and contracts. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres.
Study Title: Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center (RMMSC) Biorepository for the Study of Neuroimmunological Disorders
Job responsibilities include managing human subject clinical trials in the Department of Neurology, specifically the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Group. Duties include (but are not limited to) performing the following skills: coordinating clinical research visits and data collection of adverse events, concomitant medications, drug accountability, protocol assessments, and other data points per protocol; performing phlebotomy, vital signs, ECGs, and other protocol specific assessments; participating in study implementation activities such as recruitment and prescreening; tracking and reporting study and patient enrollment efforts and status; completing source documentation; participating in data entry and quality assurance activities, including updating clinical trial management system (CTMS) Oncore; obtaining extensive medical history in person and over the phone; scheduling and managing visits for patients participating in clinical trials; working and collaborating with physicians, medical staff, and research staff; and attending subspecialty team meetings and Neurology clinical research coordinator meetings. The PRA is responsible for following department standard operating procedures (SOPs), research regulations, assigned protocol(s), and applying best research practices, such as good clinical practice (GCP) to all research activities.
Salary and Benefits
Salary range for this position is $38,000 - $45,000 and is commensurate based on education, skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/
Applications are accepted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Position requires at least a bachelor's degree in biological science or psychology. Must have at least one year experience in human subject's research or clinical care with direct patient contact. Must have an interest and willingness to work within Neuroscience and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Applicants must be comfortable speaking to patients over the phone. Applicants must have outstanding interpersonal skills, great attention to detail, the ability to work with colleagues and patients in a confidential and professional manner, experience with web-based tracking systems and Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access), and must be able to work well independently as well as within a larger team. This position requires excellent administrative and organizational skills. The position requires the ability to follow department SOPs, the research protocol(s), research regulations, and best research practices, such as GCP, for all research activities. The position requires someone who cares for patients and coworkers; collects excellent research data, demonstrates excellent collaboration with others; and the ability to connect patients and families to proper resources. Applicant must be flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude.
Phlebotomy is highly preferred. Experience working with patients with chronic illnesses (especially neurological conditions); background in Neuroscience; experience performing ECGs and vital signs. Managing large volume research projects or project management skills. ACRP or SOCRA certification is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references.
Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20244 - SOM-Neurology
Posting Date: Apr 6, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Haley Steinert
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00689106