Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (Site Lead) - All of Us Research Program

Posting Number:

req5563

Department:

All of Us Research Program

Department Website Link:

https://www.allofusaz.org/

Location:

UAHS - Tucson

Address:

Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is seeking a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (Site Lead) who will function as the day-to-day operational leader for a team of clinical research staff at Banner Tucson South in overseeing and participating in the coordination, conduct and evaluation of clinical research, and apply knowledge of clinical research to the program population in support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Precision Medicine Initiative All of Us Research Program.

Jointly between the University of Arizona and its clinical partner Banner Health, these activities are part of a national initiative which will contribute significantly to the development of a research cohort that will engage a million or more Americans who volunteer their health data over many years to improve health outcomes, fuel the development of new treatments for disease, and catalyze a new era of data-based and more precise preventive care and medical treatment.

The selected individual will be responsible for clinical research operations at assigned site(s) including working closely with UA and Banner Health colleagues as well as supervision and training of clinical research staff who are involved in engagement, enrollment, informed consent, research procedures including biospecimen collection and physical measurements, data collection and documentation, long-term retention activities, and interactions with the program team including clinical partners and physician champions at assigned site(s).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain awareness of status of all active studies.
  • Collaborate with investigator(s) and colleagues to ensure proper progress and completion of clinical studies.
  • Proactively take initiative to ensure enrollment stays on track with project timeline through assessment and evaluation of local strategies.
  • Communicate with participants in culturally sensitive manner.
  • Conduct pre-consent screening to determine eligibility.
  • Execute the informed consent process according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and UA procedures and other applicable rules, regulations and policies.
  • Ensure participant and study compliance, i.e. collection of study specimens, and study visits.
  • Collect and process samples in accordance with the protocol, manual of operations, standard operating procedures (SOP) or other work instruction set.
  • Ensure specimens are properly logged, handled and stored.
  • Perform data cleaning procedures and quality checks to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Support the data-management process for clinical research projects, including addressing data queries from data managers, project statistician, and sponsors.
  • Review reports, tables, and listings.
  • Work with study team as needed to define specimen collection, processing and storage procedures.
  • Periodically self-audit records to ensure audit-readiness.
  • Oversee and follow through on questions and issues that arise during study conduct.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Train others as needed to collect and label samples as instructed and deliver or process samples in accordance with the protocol, manual of operations, standard operating procedures (SOP) or other work instruction set.
  • Proactively identify and monitor barriers to enrollment and retention and problem-solve or innovate to overcome them.
  • Determine best method/s to identify potential participants for research protocol (advertisements, chart reviews, monitoring of clinic schedule, etc.) and prepare accordingly.
  • Prepare, submit & maintain all regulatory submissions (proposed new studies, annual review, amendments, & adverse events) accurately & within a timely manner to all collaborative parties.
  • Apply legal, regulatory & policy parameters to promote ethical practices in research involving human participants & to ensure compliance to those regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be willing to work in a clinical setting
  • One (1) year experience training, leading or supervising employees.
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) of relevant experience or equivalent* combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

Equivalences may include (but are not limited to) the following: High school diploma and five (9) years of related research experience; OR Associate’s degree and three (7) years of related research experience or other combination approved by Human Resources and hiring department.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fully trained in Phlebotomy
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish
  • SOCRA or ACRP certified
  • 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:

    $42,007 to $70,011 Annually, Depending on Experience

    Compensation Type:

    salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

    Grade:

    7

    Career Stream and Level:

    PC3

    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:

    7/27/2021

    Expected End Date:

    Contact Information for Candidates:

    Please send inquiries to: [email protected]

    Open Date:

    6/2/2021

    Open Until Filled:

    Yes

    Documents Needed to Apply:

    Resume and Cover Letter

    Special Instructions to Applicant:

    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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