As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years. The CBS has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator position. Under the general direction of the CBS's Operations Director and with a team of biostatisticians, research coordinator and a software engineer, this person will implement and facilitate data coordination for clinical research studies -- ensuring research projects are conducted in compliance with funding agency regulations, institutional/departmental guidelines, and standards of Good Clinical Practice. The Research Coordinator will help support data coordination activities for three or more randomized clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute in the areas of back pain, robotic surgery, and appendicitis research. This position does not directly involve interacting with or recruiting patients for research studiesRESPONSIBILITIES: Analysis and Reporting * Review and submit Institutional Review Board applications for new projects. * Prepare automated daily monitoring reports for principal investigators and research study team for existing projects with respect to recruitment activities, follow-up, and protocol deviations and violations. The CBS presently uses R for automated study reporting.* This position will work with studies involving human subjects research and therefore clinical Human Subjects training is required. * Responsible for reporting of data coordinating activities to the UW Institutional Review Board, at least annually. Protocol Implementation * Design, develop, document and maintain version-controlled case report forms in Word and conversion to PDF. * Design, create and revise electronic case report forms in REDCap. * Design, document and implement procedures for protocol audits to assure protocol compliance and to ensure research data quality. * Ensure that projects are executed successfully and completed within needed time frames to meet research objectives. Study Management: * Management of user access to the data management portal and REDCap databases. * Centrally review data collected by clinical recruitment sites and initiate and manage data queries. * Regularly attend joint clinical coordinating center and data coordinating center meetings. As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree in public health, epidemiology, psychology, or other health-related field. Equivalent experience may substitute for degree. * 3+ years of work experience in a research setting working on large health-related research studies (preferably multi-site) with multiple PI's. * Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. * Experience in developing and submitting IRB proposals and modification requests. * Experience in the REDCap web-based survey development and research management system. * Experience with standard statistical software, such as R or STATA. * Basic understanding of epidemiology or biostatistics. * Ability to collaborate and work efficiently on multiple projects with limited supervision * Tracking of multiple study deadlines and independently managing multiple tasks while ensuring attention to detail, accuracy, and quality results. * Excellent writing and communication skills, particularly in the context of collaborating with and coordinating a wide variety of stakeholders. * Most importantly, successful candidates will have strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage relationships and interact with a wide range of researchers and clinicians.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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