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Clinical Research Coordinator Job

Job Number: RIH17655

Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Department: EM Research - 7471015

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

-Master’s degree in relevant discipline (MPH, MA, MSc)
-Highly organized, self-motivated, outstanding attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
-Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and analytical skills
-Excellent computer skills (e.g., Microsoft suite)

-Prior training in motivational interviewing and/or psychology
-Prior experience with clinical research
-Prior project management experience as a Research Coordinator or Senior Research Assistant (e.g., managing institutional review boards (IRB) applications, budgets, staff)
-Familiarity with data collection software (e.g., REDCap), electronic medical records (e.g. Epic), citation software (e.g., EndNote), and statistical software (e.g., Stata)

The overarching goal of iDOVE2 is to prevent peer violence and depressive symptoms by engaging at-risk adolescents during emergency department (ED) visits. The study is a factorial clinical trial of a previously piloted two-part intervention (Brief in-ED Intervention + 8-week automated Text Message program). We will enroll 800 youth in the ED and follow them for up to a year.

Job Description:
We are seeking a Clinical Research Program Coordinator for an NICHD-funded study within the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital / Alpert Medical School, Brown University.

The Research Coordinator will be responsible for assisting Dr. Ranney in overseeing all phases of the study, including training and direct supervision of four research assistants (in recruitment, intervention delivery, and follow-up procedures); monitoring recruitment and protocol compliance; scheduling research meetings, submitting IRB and other research-related documents and reports; purchasing supplies and materials for the study, and managing the budget. The Research Coordinator is strongly preferred to have prior training in motivational interviewing and/or psychology, as s/he will be responsible for supervising the quality of the clinical intervention procedures. If needed, s/he will also assist with clinical recruitment in the ED and text-message delivery. S/he will assist with all human subjects concerns, including ethical procedures for subject recruitment and proper adherence to crisis protocols. Finally, s/he will be responsible for assisting with periodic literature reviews, and for assisting with preparation of abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.