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Clinical Research Coordinator II

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Category:
Laboratory and Research
Type:
Full-Time

Posting Number: req19288

Department: Neurology

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Neurology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson is seeking to recruit a highly motivated research professional to join our clinical research coordinator team in a busy and actively enrolling clinical trial operations. This is an opportunity for individuals with strong passion for neurological clinical research and advancing the field of neurology, preferably with background of neurology/neurological research. This position will allow the individual to grow their clinical research skills and apply the acquired knowledge to further their career.

Due to the acuity of some of the clinical trials, working on night shifts and weekends is to be expected in a call system.

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; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with PIs, under moderate guidance, in coordinating activities related to recruitment for clinical trials including recruitment of study participants, conduct interviews, and evaluate potential participants; obtain informed consent and collect and maintain subject data; perform research subjects' assessment and Neurologic Rating Scales (NIHSS, mRS, MDS-UPDRS, UDysRS, MoCA, C-SSRS, etc.).
  • Provide input into the design, development, execution, and initial interpretation of clinical trial protocols, treatment plans, compliance forms, and tracking documents.
  • Conduct research work and perform professional literature reviews to assist the Principal Investigator in designing appropriate research methodologies, techniques, and procedures.
  • Serve as a patient resource for concerns and information. 
  • Prepare, coordinate, and/or maintain regulatory documentation including IRB submission and approval of new or revised protocols, safety reports, and progress reports. 
  • Collect and submit the required documentation to the Institutional Review Board, the University, and corporate or government sponsors. 
  • Participate in data management design and maintenance.
  • Develop administrative and financial recommendations for department management and PIs for research portfolio review. Oversee quarterly review of all Principal Investigator accounts, performing a strategic analysis of PI research portfolios.
  • Collaborate with the Principal Investigator in the preparation of Human Subjects documentation for NIH and other federally funded grant applications.
  • Create and prepare education materials and training to patients, family members, and clinical staff to assure patient safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Administer and assist in the proper collection, processing, storage, and transport of biological specimens and ensure their handling.
  • Order and maintain supplies required for study kits, track spending in this area, and make day-to-day decisions in support of the study.
  • May mentor and train new staff in preparation and conduct of clinical trials.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge about neurological disorders including movement disorders (e.g., Parkinson's disease), seizure disorders (e.g., epilepsy syndromes) and vascular neurological disorders.
  • Passion for neurological research and development of treatments for neurological disorders. 
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of research clinical skills.
  • Motivated to provide high quality, compliant research. 
  • Skilled in maintaining detailed records.
  • Desire to build new program and develop new policies.
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team, resolving issues with a positive outcome.
  • High level of integrity, ethics and professionalism.
  • Strong communication and computer skills.
  • Strong organization skills and significant attention to detail for data entry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in clinical/medical sciences.
  • Previous medical experience is highly preferred.
  • Certified phlebotomist.
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) certification / specimen shipment.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) certification.
  • Neurologic Rating Scales experience/certification.
  • Research database experience/certification.
  • REDCap, iMedidata, experience.
  • EMR experience (CERNER).

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: $53,039 - $66,299

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

7

Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

Grade Range Minimum

$53039

Grade Range Midpoint

$66299

Grade Range Maximum

$79558

Career Stream and Level

PC2

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

Contact Information for Candidates

Denise Brodigan | denisebrodigan@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

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 a Hispanic-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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