Clinical Research Coordinator

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Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey

Working Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$31,200 – 45,494

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If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

2 Years Time-Limited

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Department Name and Number:

Sheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res-633100

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research seeks to improve the health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the problems, issues, and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care services. This is accomplished through an interdisciplinary program of research, consultation, technical assistance, and training that focuses on timely and policy-relevant questions concerning the accessibility, adequacy, organization, cost, and effectiveness of health care services, and the dissemination of this information to policymakers and the general public.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

This position is for a research specialist within the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care at The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work on the Pragmatic Evaluation of Events and Benefits of Lipid-Lowering in Older Adults (PREVENTABLE) clinical trial. The purpose of this position is to coordinate the clinical trial which includes the following: participant recruitment, screening, and eligibility verification; informed consent; obtaining study measurements and data; study drug ordering and renewal; maintaining study files; oversight of lab sample collection, preparation, and shipment; and IRB communication and reporting.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The candidate will need strong written and verbal communication skills, flexibility, and excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills, keen attention to detail and self-review of work for accuracy and completeness is required. The candidate should have some knowledge of medical terminology and be able to screen participants for eligibility. The candidate must be able to report and enter this information in databases according to protocol and timeline. The candidate must be an effective listener and communicator, and must be able to partner closely with a variety of clinical staff. One-year experience coordinating clinical trials and experience with REDCap and EPIC is highly desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant training and experience include a bachelor’s degree or higher with a concentration in the premedical sciences or public health, and experience coordinating clinical research. Experience working with health care staff and older adults is also desirable. Trained phlebotomist is also preferred.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 2/11/2021
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