Clinical Research Coordinator I (Multiple Positions - Tucson)
Posting Number: req11183
Department: All of Us Research Program
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
Address: Phoenix, AZ USA
Position HighlightsUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator 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 who volunteer their health data over many years.
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 and Tucson area.
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 driving participant recruitment by engaging with individuals in various clinical environments and presenting an overview of the program mission and goals.
- Independently conducting eligibility screening and 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.
- Completing enrollment visit according to protocol, SOP, and best practices including data collection, physical measurements, and biospecimen collection.
- Ensures proper collection, processing, and handling of specimens.
- Follow-up with participants to complete additional research 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.
- Coordinates with department, supervisor, co-workers 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.
- Interfaces with prospective program participants to support recruitment efforts, conduct pre-consent screening to determine eligibility.
- 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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent interpersonal skills; able to build rapport with strangers and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
- Willingness to be trained in phlebotomy and biospecimen collection.
- Willingness to work in a clinical setting.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with policies associated with confidentiality and informed consent.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
- Up to 1 year of relevant work experience required.
* Bilingual - English/Spanish
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: $42,620 - $55,833, 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: 5
Contact Information for Candidates
Marla Coury - firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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