Research Lab Coordinator
University of Chicago
The Section of Transplantation is built on a strong history of surgical excellence, including the first-ever animal organ transplant in 1904. Over the years, the section has gone on to achieve many more 'firsts,' including the first successful living donor liver transplant and the first heart-liver-kidney transplant in the world. Today, UChicago Medicine is home to one of the busiest organ transplant centers in the nation and offers more transplant options than any other program in Illinois.
About the Department
What our surgeons can achieve in the operating room would not be possible without the ongoing work that is done in our laboratories, and this is especially true in the Section of Transplantation. Our researchers are well known for their basic science research in transplantation tolerance and clinical trial work around islet cell transplantation for diabetes.
The job provides the Islet Lab with data entry support in order to help increase enrollment for multiple clinical trials. Completes work with a moderate degree of supervision.
Assists the team in project improvements, metrics, and patient outcomes, as directed by the Medical Director.
Schedules patients within EPIC and communicates across departments to facilitate appointment scheduling when needed.
Calls patients for appointment reminders specific to our department.
Obtains and adds outside medical records, lab results, and consent forms to EPIC.
Enters, updates, and maintains patient clinical information in internal files as directed by clinical staff.
Files, scans, and uploads documents into appropriate electronic systems.
Manages shipment and receiving for the Islet Lab and their patients.
Maintains essential office supplies and orders from vendor as needed.
Organizes and schedules team meetings and events.
Prepare study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Prepares quality and safety control measures for the laboratory, such as checks of equipment, temperature control, and documentation of quality improvement projects.
Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Prior experience as a CNA or LPN.
Experience working with electronic medical record systems such as EPIC.
Detail oriented and ability to multitask.
Ability to manage shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to perform light/medium work, which includes lifting up to 30 pounds.
Cover Letter (required)
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Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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