Clinical Research Coordinator I (Multiple Positions) (Tucson)
Posting Number: req17689
Department: All of Us Research Program
Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with underrepresented groups to make a difference in healthcare for future generations? The University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is seeking a dynamic Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to join the All of Us Research Program at the University of Arizona and Banner Health.
The All of Us Research Program seeks to enroll one million or more individuals from across the United States with an emphasis on communities traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research to help speed up medical research and advance precision medicine. The All of Us Research Program at the University of Arizona and Banner Health will contribute significantly to the development of this database by engaging, enrolling, and retaining 100,000 or more participants in our region.
As a CRC for All of Us, a successful candidate will directly engage, enroll, and retain participants with the local communities at our Banner Health sites to enroll participants in this National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded program, ultimately contributing to the largest, most diverse health research database! In addition to driving participant recruitment and enrollment by engaging with individuals in various clinical settings, a CRC is responsible for providing an overview of the program mission and goals, independently conducting eligibility screenings and informed consent procedures, and collecting physical measurements and bio-specimens (blood and urine). The role is responsible for ensuring participants understand what is expected of them and addressing any questions or concerns they may have, requiring excellent interpersonal and communication skills. CRCs are responsible for accurate collection and timely entry of data into various program platforms, processing of bio-specimens, scheduling and follow-up communication with participants, longitudinal participant retention, and overall compliance with program procedures. The successful candidate will work closely with coworkers and the clinical team(s) at their assigned site to coordinate and implement program recruitment, enrollment, and retention procedures.
This is a float position in a Banner Health hospital-setting located in Tucson, Arizona. A successful candidate may be asked to travel to other Banner Health facilities in the Tucson area as needed.
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
Participant Recruitment & Enrollment:
- Responsible for driving participant recruitment by engaging with individuals in various clinical and nonclinical settings and presenting an overview of the program mission and goals.
- Create daily recruitment lists via Cerner.
- Independently conducting eligibility screening, informed consent process, and survey completion according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and UArizona procedures and other applicable rules, regulations and policies.
- Scheduling of prospective participants for research visits and procedures via phone call, email, SMS, in-person, etc. (including reminder communications).
- Completing enrollment visit according to core protocol, standard operating procedures (SOP), and best practices including data collection, physical measurements, and bio-specimen collection (blood and urine).
- Ensure proper collection, processing, and handling of bio-specimens.
- Coordinate with department, supervisor, coworkers and on-site clinical team(s) to help ensure recruitment, clinical research, and related activities are performed in accordance with protocol and standard operating procedures.
- Sanitize and stock carts daily with enrollment tools and supplies
- Develop a longitudinal relationship with baseline participants through frequent communication via phone call, email, SMS, in-person, etc.
- Engage with participants in clinical and nonclinical settings.
- Navigate retention platforms including HealthPro, REDCap, Cerner, and Program Management Toolkit (PMT).
- Support participants with accessing their accounts by overcoming technology / digital barriers through education and strong communication abilities.
Technology Documentation & Miscellaneous:
- Ensure data is accurately captured and entered into program platforms including REDCap, Cerner, HealthPro, and PMT.
- Verify captured data across systems to ensure accurate medical records are transferred to the NIH.
- Complete inventory evaluations as needed
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to build rapport with strangers and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
- Willingness to be trained in Phlebotomy and bio-specimen collection.
- Willingness to work in a clinical setting.
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
- Ability to navigate technology platforms such as Cerner and REDCap.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with HIPAA, policies associated with confidentiality and informed consent.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
- One (1) year of relevant work experience required.
- Bilingual English/Spanish.
- Experience working in clinical research or clinical trials.
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: $47,356 - $59,195, Annually
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: 2
Contact Information for Candidates
Makda Redae | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please note: If invited to interview, please be prepared to provide three (3) professional references.
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