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Location: Medical Faculty Group
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Ophthalmology
8 AM-5 PM
Under general direction with latitude for independent judgment, provide liaison support at the professional level for translational research program including clinical trials, patients and patient-based research. Position will be responsible for all phases of clinical research project implementation, and will provide the primary coordination and direct and independent communication with sponsors, collaborators, patients, and faculty members, within the University and health offices nationally and internationally.
Maintains a high level of working knowledge and expertise in the diagnosis, management, treatment and research protocols for retinal conditions. Recruit, prescreen and enroll potential subjects for translational research. Act as primary liaison and patient advocate for potential study patients. Triages complex clinical and research patient care issues. Works with marketing representatives as appropriate to promote studies.
Oversee scheduling of research and clinical visits. Assist principal investigator with study visits to ensure patient compliance with medications and other protocol activities. Oversee completion of clinical source documents and case report forms, monitor and report adverse events.
Maintain working knowledge of available diagnostic and research tests for retinal conditions, and assist PI to determine which tests are indicated for the patients’ diagnoses. Coordinate with University Laboratory and Specimen Management departments to determine availability of testing within the University, New York State, or other testing facilities, including research laboratories. Ensures compliance with testing, documentation and shipping in accordance with established protocols. Prepares and submits protocols to the Research Study Review Board. Analyzes data and prepares drafts of reports or recommendations for publication and grant applications.
Bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate health, social or technical field and 2-3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. HSPP Certification preferred. Experience with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) guidelines and CLASP Certification is preferred
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online
The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.