The Clinical Research Coordinator will work closely with various clinical staff members and researchers at the University of Kansas (KU) Hospital and KU Medical Center (KUMC) to collectively complete research study protocols. The Research Coordinator will develop methods to efficiently identify and recruit potential study patients referred to Radiology from various departments for diagnostic testing and procedures that meet study protocols. The Research Coordinator will obtain subject consent in accordance with IRB requirements and complete all necessary documentation and follow-up appointments/procedures per study protocol. The Research Coordinator will be required to actively promote enrollment in clinical studies, serve as the primary contact for these studies, and attend various research meetings, as needed.
Must have current RN license and a Bachelor's degree in a basic science or health-related field. Relevant experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-by-year basis. Excellent organization, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills. Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, workflow, and presentation software. Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams, including patients, families, physicians, and administrative staff with varying levels of education and knowledge of health care practices.
Two to five years previous experience with clinical research coordination and management. Experience with electronic medical records and current CCRP, ACRP, or SoCRA certification. Data management experience with REDCap, CRIS, Access, or other electronic data capture systems. Marketing experience to communicate, educate, recruit, and advertise to study subjects and other professional staff within KU Hospital and KUMC.
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THE FOLLOWING FIELDS ARE USED FOR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION
Duty (1) Description
Assist in the administration of clinical research studies by coordinating and participating in a variety of complex activities involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical research data.
Duty (1) Essential or Marginal
Duty (2) Description
Perform all functions necessary for initiation and/or completion of assigned research protocols, including active patient recruitment, screening, enrollment, scheduling, examination, laboratory and diagnostic ordering, charting, recording of data (both in electronic medical records and case report forms), organization of study visits, and all required reporting, including adverse events.
Duty (2) Essential or Marginal
Duty (3) Description
Research and develop process flow documentation of study participant referrals to the Radiology Department. Identify obstacles in the research referral process and develop solutions to improve patient consent and enrollment procedures.
Duty (3) Essential or Marginal
Duty (4) Description
Participate in periodic quality assurance audits of protocols in conjunction with quality assurance staff.
Duty (4) Essential or Marginal
Duty (5) Description
Serve as a liaison between study sponsors and investigators.
Duty (5) Essential or Marginal
Duty (6) Description
Maintain complete and accurate study documentation, including electronic medical records, case report forms, and study binders.
Provide ongoing training to clinical staff regarding active research study protocols.
Work with KU Research Institute and other departments to review, assess feasibility, and assist with the development of research protocols, including evaluating patient populations, and estimating budget, personnel, and equipment requirements.
Duty (6) Essential or Marginal
Duty (7) Description
Assure compliance with all relevant IRB and other regulatory agency requirements. Maintain HIPAA compliance per KU Hospital and KUMC institutional policies.
Duty (7) Essential or Marginal
Duty (8) Description
Allow for schedule flexibility that may include consenting participants or performing study duties occurring outside of normally scheduled work hours.
Duty (8) Essential or Marginal
Duty (9) Description
Collaborate with colleagues at KU Hospital and KUMC to align clinical and research activities, meet research recruitment goals, and optimize clinical care.
Duty (9) Essential or Marginal
Duty (10) Description
Duty (10) Essential or Marginal
Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas
Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas
Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols
Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations
Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations
Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)
Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)
Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
Hear - Perceive sound by ear
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
See - Obtain impressions through the eye
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)
Level of physical activity
Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees
Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine
Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet
Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps
Walk - Move about on foot
Average distance per shift
Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist
Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another
Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another
Carry - Transport an object
Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward
Pull - Drag or tug objects
Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion
Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist
Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium
Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction
Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands
Ability to distinguish color
Other Physical Activity (please describe)
Average amount of time for other physical activity