Clinical Research Coordinator II
Posting Number: req17663
Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences
Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
The Department of Medicine is seeking candidates for a bilingual Clinical Research Coordinator II for our Sleep Medicine program. The ideal candidate will assist with research participant recruitment through community engagement, informed consenting, learn new protocols, and collect questionnaires. They will also help perform anthropometric measurements, collect biological samples from human subjects (such as blood, urine, or saliva), and assist with measurement of vital signs as part of research studies. They will help oversee critical parts of new research projects such as complex data-collection and will work closely with the Investigators, study coordinator, and other staff members. The incumbent will have the ability to work flexible hours, shift work, and weekends as required. The Clinical Research Coordinator II must also be able to work with and instruct student research assistants on their roles and responsibilities.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Plan, organize, and conduct the day-to-day activities involved with recruitment and eligibility screening of participants into the Arizona CEAL COVID Consortium through on-line surveys, over the phone/text, and in-person at various health fairs and clinics.
- Maintain and update recruitment and screening materials and procedures to ensure completeness, coherence, and consistency, and maintain appropriate logs and track participants.
- Coordinate and schedule all subject visits and maintain participant calendar.
- Obtain medical histories and conduct assessments on trial subjects.
- Oversee research study participant's completion of study related activities, such as completing questionnaires, arriving for in-person visits, and making required phone calls.
- Prepare, coordinate, and maintain all regulatory documents and submissions in compliance with NIH.
- Work with the PI and/or physicians to determine treatment plan(s) (if needed), and serve as an information resource for trial subjects, staff, students, and PI.
- Conduct adverse event assessment and provide recommendations to Principal Investigator or physicians.
- Coordinate database creation and data collection from participants in the Arizona CEAL COVID Consortium.
- Participate in data analyses and use to analyze outcomes, and prepare written documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials.
- Manage and store data.
- Collect biological samples, such as blood, urine, and saliva, from CEAL research study participants, and participate in the processing and storing of the biomedical samples.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively with different groups and individuals.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to work on multiple projects.
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
- Three (3) years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience is required.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish.
- Experience working in human-subject research.
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: $53,039 - $66,299
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Career Stream and Level
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Heather Hendrych | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
If invited for an interview, please bring three professional references.
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