Clinical Research Coordinator 1
University of Chicago
The Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care has been a model of exemplary patient care, research and post-doctoral training for more than 20 years. The 30 faculty, clinical associates and research associates along with a staff of more than 72 have devoted themselves to the pursuit of excellence in each of these important activities.
About the Department
The MICU Research Program, is looking for a dedicated research coordinator to aid with the development/maintenance of datasets and data collection for a variety of projects related to the care of patients in the intensive care unit.
Coordinate all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.
Maintain accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.
Perform specific protocol procedures (specimens and data management, survey/questionnaire administration and the like) required to conduct the study and retain research subjects.
Understands protocols and may collect information about adverse events (AEs), identified in the protocol or investigator brochure.
Plan and coordinate patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
Prepare and maintains protocol submissions and revisions.
Educate patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and potential side effects.
Perform assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
Organize and attend site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
May recruit and interview potential study patients. May obtain, possess, and transport specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.
Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.
Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
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).
Experience with clinical research, consenting patients, entering data and attending to regulatory tasks.
Previous experience processing blood samples collected on ICU patients.
Previous experience performing diaphragm and muscle ultrasounds.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, REDCap, EPIC, MS Excel or compatible databases.
Knowledge of merging datasets and basic statistical analysis.
Knowledge of creating tables/figures.
Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignment.
Cover Letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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