Professional Research Assistant

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER

Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center

Center for Lungs and Breathing

Professional Research Assistant

Job Description

Position #00730396

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.

Nature of Work: This is a 100% FTE position for a Professional Research Assistant in the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center Program (PVDC) as a component of the Center for Lungs and Breathing (CLB) at University of Colorado Hospital. This full-time position will assist in conducting clinical trials and research projects for the PVDC Program.

Supervision: This position will report to the Senior Research Coordinator and the Medical Director of the CLB and will work with collaborating investigators and project managers as well as clinical and research personnel in the CLB.

Areas of Responsibility:



Clinical Research Development

    • Serving as the clinical research coordinator for industry sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials
    • Assisting in the Maintenance of a clinical research specimen bio-repository
    • Other projects as assigned

Research Regulatory Management
  • Assist with all regulatory activities required to implement and maintain the clinical research endeavors as part of the PVDC Program in the CLB.

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Collaborating with principal investigators, co-investigators to enroll clinical trial patients
  • Conducting study visits
  • Overall compliance with the policy and procedures for conducting good clinical trials
  • Screening, consenting and enrolling study participants
  • Collecting, processing and storing samples for research
  • Medication compliance tracking and coordinating protocol procedures
  • Collect and report all patient reported adverse drug reactions and other serious adverse events
  • Patient education and follow-up per protocol guidelines
  • Routine meetings with monitors to reconcile data management issues
  • Participation in investigator's meetings
  • Preparing and submitting compliance documentation for the institutional review board
  • Submission to the Human Research Subjects Portal for UCH-RSS review and approval
  • Maintenance of databases
  • Abstracting data from patient charts and electronic medical records
  • Service in the following areas:
    • Clinical Research Advisory Forum (RAF)
    • Clinical Research Coordinators Committee (CRC)
    • Support with local PH awareness and fundraising event


Salary Range: 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 http://www.cu.edu/pbs/

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation.

Diversity and Equity

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http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in science or equivalent education and work experience
  • Prefer a minimum of two years' experience with coordinating and managing administrative and clinical research activities.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, PeopleSoft, and COGNOS.
  • Knowledge and experience with IRB policies and procedures.

Required Competencies:
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail essential.
  • Demonstrated experience with creating and maintaining clinical research projects and clinical trials
  • Ability to multi-task
  • This position requires a high level of proficiency with computers and use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, and other University and Departmental systems as required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Requires independent judgment as well as self-directed work capabilities.
  • This position requires extensive experience with managing multiple projects and someone who can effectively multi-task
  • Ability to establish work priorities and handle multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and documents and maintain strict confidentiality in all HIPAA matters
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to use various computer systems and software applications.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain effective lines of communication with other areas/departments/sponsors

Special Instructions to Applicants: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

Application Materials Instructions:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20219 - SOM-MED-Pulmonary Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Marci Terrell

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00730396

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