Clinical Research Coordinator - All of Us Research Program
Posting Number: req5557
Department: All of Us Research Program
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
Address: Phoenix, AZ USA
University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is seeking Clinical Research Coordinators to support a federally funded 5-year joint effort, the All of Us Research Program at the University of Arizona and Banner Health. The All of Us Research Program is a national effort supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that aims to build the largest and most diverse database of health information of its kind that researchers can use to study health and illness. 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 100,000 or more participants in our region.
As a Clinical Research Coordinator for All of Us, you will drive participant recruitment by engaging with individuals in various clinical environments, presenting an overview of program mission and goals, and independently conducting eligibility screening and informed consent procedures. You will be 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.
In addition to participant recruitment, Clinical Research Coordinators are responsible for accurate collection and timely entry of data into various program platforms, collection and processing of biospecimens, scheduling and follow-up communication with participants, and overall compliance with program procedures. You will work closely with your supervisor, your co-workers and clinical team(s) at your assigned site to coordinate and implement program recruitment, enrollment and retention procedures.*This is a hospital-setting position located in one of our various Banner facilities in the Phoenix area. For more information regarding Banner Health locations, please visit: https://www.allofusaz.org/
Duties & Responsibilities
- Interfaces with prospective program participants to support recruitment efforts, conduct pre-consent screening to determine eligibility.
- Execute the informed consent process according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and UA procedures and other applicable rules, regulations and policies.
- Scheduling of prospective participants for research visits and procedures; communicating with existing participants to support retention and other program activities.
- Maintain current and accurate written & electronic records and files to support clinical research activities; enter data into various auditable databases or electronic data-capture systems.
- Ensures proper collection, processing, and handling of specimens.
- Assist with file organization, participant reminder calls, equipment maintenance, receipt reconciliation and financial processes, and other supportive tasks.
- May participate in centralized activities such as auditing, Standard Operating Procedure development, etc.
- May plan and coordinate strategies for increasing patient enrollment, and/or improving clinical research efficiency.
- May identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must possess excellent interpersonal skills; able to build rapport with strangers and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
- Must be willing to be trained in phlebotomy and biospecimen collection
- Must be willing to work in a clinical setting
- Bachelor's degree and at least one (1) year of relevant experience or equivalent* combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate
* Equivalences may include (but are not limited to) the following: High school diploma and five (5) years of related research experience; OR Associate's degree and three (3) years of related research experience or other combination approved by Human Resources and hiring department.
- Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment (Eg. Biology, Applied Sciences, Human Services).
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) language applicants preferred in order to support program milestone of reaching diverse communities for participation.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with policies associated with confidentiality and informed consent.
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: $29,900 to $49,833 Annually, Depending on Experience
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: 0
Contact Information for Candidates
Please send your inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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