Job Summary:The principal contribution of the Sr. Research Coordinator is providing leadership by applying principles and knowledge relevant to the recruitment of participants for clinical research projects. This position performs senior-level lab and/or research-related duties and tasks, including taking.Together with the LTIC, this position will be one of the primary points of contact for investigators both within the ITM and from the Trial Innovation Network seeking to use the TRIO for assistance with recruitment. A senior, experienced research coordinator with proven skill in recruitment, the LRIC consults with investigators and study teams across ITM institutions on recruitment issues, offering innovative suggestions, and overseeing/assisting with implementation of recruitment plans.Responsibilities:Performs lead role in research projects and assists with project design.Oversees implementation of recruitment plans for clinical research projects, including planning new recruitment procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to recruitment methodology.Oversees data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases.Writes reports, articles and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies. Conducts literature reviews.Trains and oversees the work of research support personnel and study teams at the ITM sites.May manage other administrative aspects of the research projects, including supervising research support personnel, tracking project expenditures, participating in funding negotiations, and assisting with grant and manuscript preparation.Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: independently performing complex technical duties; recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; monitoring and troubleshooting equipment; overseeing the ordering of supplies and maintenance of laboratory inventory; and ensuring laboratory compliance with all safety requirements.Fully participate in the TIN, serving as primary coordinator with the RICs, attending all meetings, and implementing TIN activities.Prepare and convene those TRIO Solution Studios that focus on recruitment and regularly follow-up with studies that have undergone the Solutions Studio process, ensuring implementation of suggested solutions, collecting outcomes and satisfaction data, and preparing reports for TRIO investigators/leadership.A critical key function of this position is that of honest contractor . Working with the TRIO programmer/clinical data analyst, the LRIC is responsible for mining pan-ITM cohort identification tools like the PopMedNet SHRINE, EMRs and research participant registries to determine possible cohorts for trial recruitment. Then they may, in accordance with institutional HIPAA compliance and documented individual consent, they directly reach out to potential research participants, inform them of opportunities to participate in research, and provide them with contact information for recruiting study teams.Competencies:Ability to train others required.Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field required.Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.Knowledge of scientific applications and equipment required.Analytical skills required.Problem-solving skills required.Attention to detail required.Organizational skills required.Verbal and written communication skills required.Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.Supervisory skills preferred. This at-will position is wholly or partially funded by contractual grant funding which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor of the contract. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these grant funds and satisfactory job performance. If this position is eliminated due to the discontinuation of grant funding, a minimum of one pay period's written notice (If exempt: 30 days, If non-exempt: 2 weeks), or pay in-lieu of notice will be given.
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Education:Bachelor's degree in a health-related field required.Advanced degree in a health-related field preferred.Experience:A minimum of five years of relevant research experience required.Required Documents:ResumeCover Letter
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