Clinical Research Prgm Coord

Summary:
Reporting to the Principal Investigator(s) and in accordance with established policies and procedures the incumbent is responsible for the operation of research programs including recruitment implementation programs processes and outcome evaluation of the program.

 

Responsibilities:
Assists Principal Investigator(s) with development design and data management specifics of new studies and forms; may assist with tabulating and reviewing data results for publication and reporting. Also assists in developing protocols intervention plans and subject recruitment.



Participates in interview selection and evaluation of subordinate research staff. Provides for training and orientation to project. Coordinates work schedule monitors adherence to procedures/protocols to ensure optimal patient participation rates accurate data collection timely follow up and the like. Provides input into development of performance evaluation for non-clinical aspects of staff assigned to project. Recommends corrective action as appropriate.



Organizes and implements the protocol of the project provides direct services as outlined by the grant criteria. Assists in coordinating clinical research project including regularly functioning as research assistant to perform related activities which may include: review records identify patients meeting eligibility criteria establishing and maintaining research records for study participants review medical records to abstract information administer standardized tests and entering data into computerized database.



Assists research investigators in budgeting and managing financial accounts effectively within the guidelines and policies established by the Hospital as well as sponsoring agencies. Resolves problems and monitors monthly expense reports for accuracy and conformance to budget. Addresses variances as required to meet the grant budget. May prepare special analyses as appropriate. Coordinates all required submissions related to protocol physicians and procedures to the protocol office � regulatory affairs.



Coordinates collaborative work with other investigators and/or sites. Also coordinates audits and on-site visits by the pharmaceutical companies and any other appropriate groups.



Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital department policies and objectives. Coordinates and/or conducts annual training in these areas.



May require outside travel to evaluate sites or for other grant-related reasons.



Maintains and enhances professional expertise through educational opportunities and review of pertinent literature.

 

Other information:
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Masters Degree in relevant discipline is required.



Excellent computer skills and familiarity with statistics.



May require valid driver�s license where grant requires travel outside of hospital.



EXPERIENCE:

Three or more years progressively more responsible relevant experience depending on size and complexity of program(s).



Experience should demonstrate leadership skills and ability to effectively prepare and monitor budgets.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Provides direct supervision for up to 5 full-time equivalent personnel assigned to the program.



While most duties are performed in an office environment incumbent is exposed to patient care environment.



Any risk of exposure to contagious or noxious elements is minimized by adherence to safety procedures and protocols.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union