Department: Sch of Nursing - 440100
Vacancy ID: P009467
Position Summary: The research coordinator will execute a complex, NIH-funded clinical trial to evaluate an innovative transitional care intervention for seriously ill adults discharged from a skilled nursing facility to home. This research coordinator will be responsible for three core areas: (1) Travel to 6 skilled nursing facilities within an approximately 80-mile radius of UNC-Chapel Hill, to recruit and enroll 360 patients and 360 caregivers for the research study in-person and by telephone. The research coordinator must be able to engage, communicate with and attend to time constraints related to interaction with a patient population in the eighth and ninth decades of life. The research coordinator will obtain informed consent from participants, caregivers and also legally authorized representatives. (2) Collect and manage baseline data through both survey and medical chart review for all participants. (3) Communicate effectively with the Principal Investigator, project manager, clinical staff, and other study team members. The study coordinator will serve as the primary study team member on site at the skilled nursing facilities, tasked with enrolling participants, tracking and reporting progress, collecting and managing data and monitoring implementation of the intervention.
Application Deadline: 01/02/2019
Qualification and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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