Study Data Coordinator I - UF Health Cancer Center

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515104
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants

Advertised: 18 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 29 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

Clinical Research Coord I

Job Description:

As a Study Coordinator I in our Study Coordination & Data Management division, you will collaborate with other coordinators and research staff, investigators, physicians, nurses, and other key personnel in the clinics, hospitals, and at the Cancer Center to ensure compliance with protocol requirements and satisfactory care for patients enrolled on research protocols.

In your new role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Managing the data entry and integrity of collected research data and clinical information for an assigned portfolio of human clinical trials. This will include a variety of data management focused tasks such as data abstraction and entry, data reporting, and query resolution, all of which require regular, timely communication with Study Coordinators, investigators, other CRO staff, and the subjects themselves, as well as minute attention to detail throughout the conduct of the trial
  • Verification and review of medical data of potential and existing subjects on assigned clinical trials. It is of the utmost importance that you confirm, document, and enter accurate study data in accordance with study guidelines and timelines and protect subject privacy in compliance with relevant privacy laws
  • Maintaining and ensuring compliance with all internal and external regulatory and institutional requirements related to your trials. You will also attend all relevant trainings and meetings including Tumor Boards, monthly educational topics, etc. as required, and provide in-service education related to assigned protocols to ensure study compliance
  • Participation in study audits and QA activities related to your assigned portfolio, serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external auditors to resolve data queries and provide reports as requested and when necessary

These are early career positions, ideal for candidates with an interest in establishing a career in clinical research. Employees in these roles operate as part of our collaborative research enterprise and are fundamental to the progress of cancer research being conducted at the University of Florida. A complete job description will be provided to candidates selected for interview.

Expected Salary:

$38,000 – $45,500 annually; Commensurate with Education and Experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Associate’s degree or an allied health professional degree in an appropriate area and one year of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Professional clinical research certification (through SOCRA or ACRP) is required at the earliest of 12 months from hire or eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

As an ideal candidate you will have/be:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Heath Care and/or Basic Sciences and three to four years of relevant experience and/or training in research and/or oncology preferred

  • Demonstrated commitment to minute and practiced attention to detail, with experience working with clinical databases and/or subject data

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word

  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work with a broad range of people including investigators, physicians, clinic and hospital staff, sponsors, partners at other institutions, UFHCC staff, and others

  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective, independent, interact professionally, and utilize effective writing and organizational skills

  • Demonstrate understanding and effective use of Emotional Intelligence strategies and skills

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Forward-thinking mentality, actively seeking opportunities and prop sing creative solutions with strong decision-making capability

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders and critical staff, both internally and externally, through a variety of communication mediums and venues

  • Project manager mindset and basic skills including: delegation, scheduling, communication, critical thinking, task and quality management, risk management, and flexibility

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must upload a copy of the following documents to be considered for this position:

  • Cover Letter or Letter of Interest

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

  • List of Three Professional References

The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

This is a time limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:


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