Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Clinical Research Coordinator
8352P2 – Research Professional 2
Dept. of Medicine - Medical School
Responsible for screening, enrolling and consenting participants in hospital-based COVID-19 research involving a variety of disciplines at the University of Minnesota. Serves as an initial point of contact for COVID-19 clinical research trials happening at Bethesda and St. Joseph’s Hospitals. (Duties do not include direct interaction with COVID positive patients.) Uses research and good clinical practice (GCP) knowledge to support investigators in conducting responsible clinical research. This is a 6-month temporary position with the possibility of extension, depending on need of the COVID-19 research teams. Candidates with varying identities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Essential Functions or Job Duties:
Manage subject participation in research protocol:
Screen potential subjects.
Determine subject eligibility, and maintain compliance with protocol eligibility requirements.
Work with the study teams to enroll patients.
Ensure informed consent and compliance with HIPAA requirements.
Obtain or confirm subject's consent to participate in research. Assess the subject's understanding of the research process, procedures and plan; implement and conduct subject and family education in response to identified needs.
Support study logistics.
Demonstrate effective and efficient communication with hospital physicians, nurses and other health team members.
Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the research process by offering suggestions and participating as an active member of the research team.
Follow Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines in the conduct, performance and recording of clinical research.
Maintain accurate and complete study records.
Track subject data in TASCS and OnCore. Document as required in EPIC.
Report work time on an electronic time card.
Update Subject Tracking Forms in the organization's business system.
Collaborate with other disciplines involved in the research process.
The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field plus 2 years of work experience in research; or a combination of related education and work experience in research totaling 6 years. Experience must include 2 years of coordinator experience.
Ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize duties across multiple clinical studies.
Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
Willingness to work on COVID-19 clinical trials.
Willingness to work 4 – 10 hour shifts per week including some weekend shifts.
**Proof of non-active tuberculosis and immunization for or resistance to measles, mumps, rubella, Hepatitis B, pertussis and influenza are required.
Experience working in a hospital setting.
Familiarity with the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview hospital and clinics.
Experience with EPIC.
Completed CITI training.
Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator, or qualified to sit for the for the certification exam.
Experience prioritizing among competing deadlines, task, and projects.
*A background check will be completed by the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview as a condition of employment in this position.
Internal Number: 336830
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.