Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Participant Management (90%) • Perform subject recruitment and enrollment activities • Obtain informed consent per IRB-approval and regulatory requirements • Obtain and manage quality research specimens • Provide routine updates of study progress and challenges • Maintain screening and enrollment logs • Manage study documents as directed
Regulatory (5%) • Prepare for and participate in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, program audits, etc. • Report Unanticipated Problems according to University policy
Education & Administration (5%) • Support quality improvement initiatives • Communicate with clinical teams to foster an environment of quality research participation within the context of exceptional clinical care
Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to support clinical research in Pediatric Infectious Disease, and will work collaboratively with other CRCs to support an MDH-sponsored study that is screening newborns for CMV infection at Fairview hospitals, including Fairview Riverside, Fairview Southdale, and Fairview Ridges. Additionally this position may support senior CRCs in other pediatric specialties. This position is expected to conduct the study according to regulatory requirements, institutional guidelines, and sponsor expectations. Duties include recruiting, obtaining informed consent, obtaining needed specimens, and reporting quality patient data. This position reports to the project lead, but is also accountable to the program leaders, the physician-investigators, and members of the clinical research team.
All required qualifications must be documented on application material
Required Qualifications: • BA/BS in a scientific or health related field and experience in a medical setting, OR a combination of education and experience in clinical research to equal to 4 years • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills • Specimen management skills, or willingness to learn (including processing human samples and shipping per regulations) • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational, planning and problem-solving skills • Ability to work independently, as a part of a team and with changing priorities • Demonstrated ability to maintain deadlines and prioritize assignments • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. • During a typical 8 hour shift, a person in this position may be required to stand up to 2.5 hours, walk up to 2.5 hours (including stairs), reach above shoulders, lift up to 10 pounds above the shoulder, and carry packages at waist level.
Preferred Qualifications: • Knowledge of clinical research • Experience with Epic or other electronic medical record system • Experience with patient care / contact • Experience with computerized data management; ability to identify data for abstraction • Computer proficiency and ability to navigate multiple software applications.
Internal Number: 340152
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