CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A
Duties: The research coordinator will work on an inpatient observational cohort study of intensive care unit (ICU) patients with sepsis. Assist investigators in the conduct of clinical research. Assist with the management of a prospective, observational cohort study of sepsis patients admitted to the medical ICU designed to study how clinical and molecular (DNA, RNA, protein) factors impact important clinical endpoints including organ failure, acute lung injury, and death. Oversee and perform the screening of patients, subject enrollment, collection and storage of biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Assist with IRB filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. Participate in interventional clinical trials occurring in the ICU. Oversee part-time data entry personnel.
Assist investigators in the conduct of clinical research in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) settings.
Perform the day-to-day tasks for a prospective, observational cohort study of sepsis patients admitted to the medical ICU. Subjects are followed for clinical endpoints including organ failure, acute lung injury, and death. Position includes regular interaction with patients and families as part of the consent process.
Responsible for: study record management; enrollment process (screening of patients for eligibility, obtaining informed consent, collection and storage of biological samples, and collection of data from medical records); regulatory submissions (communication with the IRB, regulatory filing and responding to inquiries); assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations; coordinate research meetings; and oversee part-time data entry personnel. A minor part of the position involves supporting the group's participation in interventional clinical trials, which might include biospecimen collection and processing; electronic case report form completion, and subject screening.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Clinical research experience preferred. Must be self-motivated, organized, punctual, comfortable interacting with patients and families, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills required.
Reference Number: 40-29559
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: DM-Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research