Clinical Research Coordinator I
Posting Number: req9955
Department: College of Nursing
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: 1305 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Position HighlightsThe College of Nursing invites clinical research professionals desiring to make an impact in the lives of Tucson women who have experienced childhood adversity.
As a Clinical Research Coordinator, you will play a critical role in interacting with diverse English-speaking and Spanish-speaking pregnant women and new mothers to teach safe infant care in the first few months after birth.
The primary role of this position is to communicate with study participants in the Attention Control group of a NIH funded biobehavioral, clinical trial with mothers and babies. This position includes collecting data and teaching about infant care at study sessions in Tucson. The position also includes processing blood and saliva samples at the College of Nursing's Biological Lab for storage. Remote work available when communicating with study participants.
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
- Responsible for data collection and REDCap data entry
in study sessions with pregnant and postnatal women who have been
randomized into an attention control group of a clinical trial. Be trained
in study protocol and reliably teach safe infant care to mothers in the
hospital after birth and at 3 postnatal study visits (1, 2, and 3 months
after birth). At study visits, collect questionnaire data and
video-recordings of mother-infant interaction. Coordinates with CATS to
schedule a phlebotomist to attend each study session.
- Communicate with participants in the attention-control
group with weekly phone calls to teach safe infant care, and to schedule
their study visits.
- Train to reliability on standard operating procedures
for processing blood and saliva samples for storage and later analysis.
team meetings. Support the Project Coordinator with other project duties as
needed including recruitment, screening, enrolling, and maintaining in-person
contact with study participants.
- Strong interpersonal skills to interact with mothers and infants, as the target population are pregnant women and mother-infant dyads in the first few months after birth.
- Able to multi-task, take initiative, be organized, and work well within a small research team.
- One (1) year of relevant work experience required.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
in Spanish and English.
*1-2 years of research experience
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: $40,000 - $45,000
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
Dr. Aleeca Bell | email@example.com
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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 an 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.