Job description

Duties: The research coordinator will conduct an inpatient observational cohort study of intensive care unit (ICU) patients with sepsis and be responsible for the day to day tasks of a prospective, observational cohort study of sepsis patients admitted to the medical ICU. Study objectives include investigation of how clinical and molecular (DNA, RNA, protein) factors impact important clinical endpoints including organ failure, acute lung injury / ARDS, and death. Candidate will screen and enroll human subjects, conducting informed consent discussions, collecting and storing biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Candidate will assist with IRB filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. As part of the medical critical care research community, candidate will assist in screening, enrollment, and conduct of interventional clinical trials occurring in the ICU. Candidate will oversee part-time data entry personnel.

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
* 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 including conducting informed consent discussions 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

Special Requirements:

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research




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Posted: 8/12/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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