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Job Summary

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is currently recruiting an expert Clinical Research Coordinator Healthcare in the Electrophysiology Clinical Research program focusing on arrhythmia / cardiac electrophysiology research. This position is located within the Cardiovascular Center.

Responsibilities*

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Coordinate and execute designated clinical trial experiments, including the procurement of space, supplies, and related equipment; screening of patients, data analysis/processing and diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

Manage all patient research data; prepare appropriate reports for investigators and/or sponsors including maintaining and completing the supplied case report forms; project reports as required by sponsor, coordination and participation in site visits with the sponsor.

Manage and coordinate: data related to patient participation in studies, work flow as needed by multiple studies.

Participate in conferences related to the project and/or its progress. Act as liaison between patients, investigators, nurses, other departments, sponsors, vendors and regulatory agencies.

Coordinate recruitment of patients for arrhythmia / cardiac electrophysiology trials and patient education relative to study participation.

Participate in the development of general goals for the research project and in the planning of the field work; plan and coordinate the work of graduate students and other support personnel; and serve as a consultant to the project director, faculty and staff.

Initiate original investigations and/or develop research projects specific to arrhythmia / cardiac electrophysiology.

Collect data, supervise studies, compile and interpret results.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor degree and experience in a health science discipline.  Three of the last five years experience in the conduct of clinical trials is required.  Must have exceptional attention to detail, understanding of compliance issues with regard to human subject research, excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have excellent computers skills (Word, Excel, online databases).  Familiarity, experience, and compliance with regulatory aspects is a must. Familiarity with EPIC (Mi-CHART) HER systems preferable.

Understands and demonstrates the core concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), including: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience using M-Pathways and E-Research. Ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of 45 CFR part 46, and 21 CFR parts 50 and 56. ACRP, CRCC or SoCRA, CCRP. Desired candidate would have a Master's Degree, Nursing Degree, or an M.D. degree. Background in cardiac devices is preferred.

Work Schedule

40 hours per week, full-time. Hours negotiable and based upon research needs.

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the U-M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Center's philosophy and culture:

http://www.med.umich.edu/cvc/cvcpotentialteam.pdf

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.