The Department of Medicine is seeking a Research Coordinator II to take the lead in coordinating several ongoing randomized, controlled trials supported by federal grants. These studies involve intensive lifestyle/behavioral interventions, with or without study drug, of older adults with obesity and frailty to effect safe weight loss and improvement of physical function.
- Submits required regulatory documents to Investigative Review Board and Research and Development committees and subcommittees.
- Prepares and updates informed consent.
- Collects data and evaluates data.
- Recruits, screens, and schedules potential subjects.
- Conducts orientation sessions.
- Prepares and sends correspondence to participants’ personal physicians.
- Assembles and maintains study participant charts.
- Tracks study compliance.
- Enters data into the study database.
- Assists in preparation of the data for DSMB meetings.
- Ensures documentation of consent process in patient’s electronic record.
- Instructs participants on the proper intake of metformin or placebo (e.g. two tablets bid with meals).
- Documents compliance on standardized form.
- Assists with muscle biopsies.
- Performs venipuncture for collection of blood samples.
- Processes samples and proper shipment per regulatory guidelines.
- Collects and maintains accurate source documentation for each study participants.
- Documents in CPRS.
- Completes data entry and responds to queries by investigative team and DSMB.
- Assures confidentiality and security of human participants and data collected in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- One year of relevant experience.
- Experience with computer spreadsheets and database management.
- Requires ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.
- Requires interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies.
- Maintains clear communication and takes personal responsibility and accountability.
- Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
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