Clinical Research Coordinator II, OBGYN (College of Medicine-Phoenix)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req4954

Department:

COM Phx Obstetrics&Gynecology

Department Website Link:

College of Medicine-Phoenix

Location:

Greater Phoenix Area

Address:

435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is expanding our team to welcome a Clinical Research Coordinator II. This team member will assist in successful execution of federally funded clinical trials as well as department investigator initiated research from protocol concept through clinical study report and clinical translational research. This position will provide dedicated support navigating clinical trial patients through study specific procedures as well as through a variety of clinical, surgical, and multi-site settings, with the ultimate goal of improving women's health outcomes. The incumbent will also be required to interface with a variety of team members (faculty, residents, fellows, clinic and regulatory staff) for performing clinical and translational research studies.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenixanchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of theSun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplaryphysicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitivescholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimizehealth and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies theUniversity’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy inits world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilitiesthroughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of PublicHealth, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s Collegeof Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute(TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

Outstanding UAbenefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance anddisability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAUtuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; stateretirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design, development, execution and initial interpretation of clinical trials, protocols and treatment plans.
  • Prepares, coordinates and/or maintains all regulatory documentation including IRB submission and approval of new or revised protocols, safety reports and progress reports. Participates in data management design and maintenance.
  • Provides team coordination, communication, training, and quality control. Develops standard operating procedures, compliance forms, and tracking documents.
  • Develops and provides education materials and training to patients, family members, and clinical staff to assure patient safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Ensures proper collection, processing, storage, transport, and handling of biological specimens.
  • Recruits study participants, interviews and evaluates potential participants, obtains consent signatures, and collects and maintains subject data.
  • Assist Principal Investigator in developing clinical trial protocols and submit the required documentation to the Institutional Review Board, the University, and corporate or government sponsors. Coordinate multiple clinical trials simultaneously.
  • Assists Principal Investigator in the preparation of Human Subjects documentation for NIH and other federally funded grant applications.
  • Develops and maintains protocol information and data/collection tools.
  • Develops strategies to ensure increased study awareness and subject enrollment.
  • Designs and presents services to members of the interdisciplinary team regarding general research procedures and specific elements of a protocol.
  • Support for Resident Scholarly Projects:
    - Assist with orientation, project requirements, resources, and facilitation for project start up.
    - Educate Residents on local IRB requirements and documents for submission, requirements for informed consent, data security, database utilization, project amendments, and renewals.
  • Order and maintain supplies required for study kits, track spending in this area, and make day-to-day decisions in support of the study.
  • Supports the orientation and training of new research team members, including faculty, residents/fellows, and other staff.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is typically required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's in related field of study.

• Bilingual in Spanish and English.

• Experience in human subjects research.

• Certification with SoCRA, ACRP.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of clinical/translational research skills.

• Experience with research protocols, development, regulations.

• Motivated to provide high quality, compliant research.

• Previous research experience working in the area of OB/GYN and women's health.

• Demonstrated experience working within clinical/translational teams and project management.

FLSA:

Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40

Job FTE:

1.0

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Research

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$33,487 - $46,510 Annually, Depending on Experience

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade:

5

Career Stream and Level:

PC2

Job Family:

Clinical Research

Job Function:

Research

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

5/31/2021

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

[email protected]

Open Date:

4/19/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

The University of Arizona has currently adopted a working environment and interview process in accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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