RN/Clinical Research Coordinator

Job description

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The nature of this work is patient care in a research environment. The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension is looking for a Registered Nurse (Professional Research Assistant) to work as a clinical research coordinator in a clinic setting. There is a mix of industry studies and investigator-initiated studies.

Professional Field

Registered nurse.

Supervision Received

This PRA will work under the direction of the Clinical Manager and the Renal Division research physicians.

Supervision Exercised


Examples of Work Performed

The RN (Research Professional) will perform the following duties: IRB protocol submissions; ongoing management of the study review process according to site/sponsor/IRB guidelines; patient screening, recruitment, consent process, and enrollment for ongoing clinical research projects, including all follow-up management visits and case report form completion; the creation of source documents as required by each protocol; maintenance of source documentation and drug accountability; dispensation of study drug; perform phlebotomy and insert IV's as required by each protocol; EKG's and blood pressures as required by each protocol; perform vascular testing as required by each protocol (training is available), attend investigator meetings as required by each protocol; conduct staff in-services prior to implementation of a new research trial; provide ongoing communication with dialysis staff as to the status of research protocols and patient participation in dialysis-related protocols.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of basic anatomy and medical terminology. Ability to work well with others and exceptional communication skills. Technical skills: blood pressure monitoring, EKG's, phlebotomy, and IV catheter placement.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's-prepared registered nurse

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 15206

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20224 - SOM-MED-Renal General

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 20, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Betsy Pike, Human Resources Senior Professional

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00606283





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Posted: 11/21/2018
Application Due: 1/20/2019
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