How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. The contact information of 3 work-related references is required as well.
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has an immediate need for a full time Clinical Subjects Coordinator to assist in the running of a busy clinical research program and to coordinate multiple studies.
Specific Duties for the coordinator include:
1. IRB application and reporting of adverse events.
2. Review medical records, screen patients for eligibility, discuss protocol with patients.
3. Schedule study visits and tests.
4. Follow patients in the study according to protocol, monitor side effects, review test results.
5. Enter data into case record forms (hard copy or electronic).
6. Reconcile research billing, payment, invoices, work with department grant managers and CTSU administrative team on study feasibility, use of clinical trial management system, regulatory and finance issues.
7. Communicate with study sponsor, IRB, investigational pharmacy, patients, referring doctors, and Michigan team.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical sciences related field. An extensive knowledge of regulatory, budget, sponsor and administrative issues in conducting NIH and industry studies is required along with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a clinical or biological research operation, or minimum 1 year of combined experience in both disciplines. Background in a medical field and knowledge of medical terminology required. Must have outstanding organizational and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail. The ability to prioritize task is essential. Excellent computer and IT skills are essential, must be well versed in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, etc.
Additional certification in Clinical Research strongly preferred as well as potential Masters level degree in biomedical sciences. Knowledge of University of Michigan IRB application process, previous interaction with Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) team and clinical trials office highly desirable.
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