Intermediate Clinical Science Professional- Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology

Description
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics

Official Title: Research Services Intermediate Clinical Science Professional

Working Title: Intermediate Clinical Science Professional- Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology

Position #796694 – Requisition #25881

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopedics has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Research Services Intermediate Clinical Science Professional in Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology.

Jobs in the Research Services career family provide direct professional support of research activities.  Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. At the intermediate level, duties are less limited in scope and are performed independently with occasional guidance and direction from other professionals.

Nature of Work

Intermediate Clinical Science Professionals perform clinical research related functions which may include patient-oriented research or research conducted with human subjects. Patient-oriented research includes mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials, or development of new technologies. Intermediate Clinical Science Professionals may also assist with epidemiologic and behavioral studies and/or outcomes research and health services research.

This position will assist faculty in the Department of Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado in three primary areas: Research, Administration, and Compliance. This position will largely be devoted to the ongoing maintenance of existing prospective studies at Children's Hospital Colorado focused on the Orthopedic Oncology Program. This includes enrollment of new patients, re-consent of existing patients, as well as the development and submission of abstracts and manuscripts related to ongoing research. The Clinical Science Professional will also be responsible for the writing and submitting of applications for grants at the departmental, hospital, university, and organizational level where applicable.

This position will involve multi-disciplinary work with providers from Oncology, Rheumatology, and Infectious Disease. This position may also support, and in the future, initiate multi-institutional studies involving similar programs from across the United States and potentially the world at the discretion of the Primary Investigator.

 Examples of Duties Performed

  • Assist with and oversee the day-to-day operations of clinical trials and studies
  • Obtain study subject’s medical history and current medication information, reviews research protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, and confirms eligibility of subject to participate in clinical trial
  • Perform informed consent process or ensures that the informed consent process has occurred, is properly documented, and that informed consent form documents are filed as required
  • Interview prospective subjects for a variety of research clinical trials. Educate potential subjects on the details of the studies through phone contacts and personal interviews
  • Schedule subject participation in research clinical trial, coordinating availability of necessary space, and clinical research support (e.g., physician, nurse practitioner, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy)
  • Collect, code, and analyze data obtained from research in an accurate and timely manner
  • Adhere to research regulatory standards
  • Maintain detailed records of studies to ensure compliance with requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), study protocols, department, hospital/clinical standard operating procedures and other regulatory guidelines
  • Participate in subject recruitment efforts, including communicating with patients expressing an interest and all pre-screening/screening activities
  • Ensure that the necessary supplies and equipment for studies are in stock and in working order
  • Independently master study materials, including but not limited to protocols, informed consent forms, and all other essential study documents for assigned studies
  • Independently perform study related processes, procedures, and assessments as defined in study protocol and in compliance with regulating bodies
  • Assist Team Leads, Supervisors and/or management with creation and implementation of processes and procedures and quality improvement initiatives
  • Protocol Development and Maintenance
  • Act as a Primary Coordinator on multiple trials/studies
  • Assist and train junior team members
  • Train new departmental research staff on the responsibilities required for their respective studies
  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Grant Writing
    • Manuscript and Abstract Preparation
    • Administrative tasks
    • Submission of Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols to the Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB), Western IRB (WIRB), and other regulatory agencies
    This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in any field
    • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis
  • One (1) year clinical research or related experience
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with clinical research
    • Experience working with IRB policies and procedures
    • Master’s degree in health-related field AND 2 years of clinical or laboratory research experience
    • Experience using with statistical software programs such as SPSS (PASW), SAS, JMP, STATA and/or R.
    • Experience designing and maintaining electronic databases
    Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge and understanding of federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
    • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology medical terminology
    • Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information
    Salary and Benefits

    The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $48,321-$61,464.  

    The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

    The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

    This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

    Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

    Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

    Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

    Diversity and Equity

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



    Job Category: Research Services
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: May 5, 2022
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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