The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience in the College of Medicine, at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a candidate to fill a Clinical Research Professional role. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Job Summary: With limited supervision: plan, evaluate, coordinate and/or manage elements of multiple or complex research projects for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in planning and implementing the clinical study's goals and objectives; organize patient enrollment planning; conduct quality assurance activities; compile and analyze data
Coordinate nursing and patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities.
Develop and implement procedures, maintain records, track progress, and conduct quality assurance on data collected.
Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities
Provide quality patient care to patients and their families within area of clinical specialty
May serve as a resource person or act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise
Promote continuity of care through consultations with patients, families, medical and nursing staff
Perform complex physical/clinical procedures
Initiate and/or assist with developing and revising policies and procedures for nursing practice
Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of contract principles, federal regulations, laws and UC/UCPC policy and operating procedures.
Work closely with the UC Health Office of General Counsel in negotiation of contracts, confidentiality agreements and amendments related to the conduct of research activities.
Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk. Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments.
Prepare, develop, review and negotiate industry and sponsored research clinical trial budgets for consistency with UC/UCPC policies and operating procedures.
Effectively negotiate budgets to obtain funding sufficient to successfully execute research as applicable.
Prepare, submit, and assist Director with multiple levels of research documentation (i.e. IRB submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms)
Maintain regulatory documentation
Serve as resource person or act as consultant within area of regulatory expertise
Conduct internal audits
Make and assist in modifying protocols and study documents
Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Perform quality checks on data entered by others
Assist with creation of case report forms
Database creation, testing, and basic maintenance
Act as liaison between study personnel and data entry specialists
Create data entry instructions and train data entry specialists
Related other duties, as assigned
Bachelor's degree in related discipline, or high school diploma with appropriate certification and/or significant equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred.
2 years of directly relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting..
Appropriate certification preferred.
Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Significant computer proficiency.
Expert knowledge of related scientific and clinical terminology.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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