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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.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine 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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

Conduct and oversight of clinical trials in food allergy. Responsibilities will include recruitment of subjects, maintenance of accurate source documentation as well as electronic data entry. This job may also include working on regulatory aspects, and supervision of support research personnel.

Duties include close monitoring of subjects during food challenges and in-clinic dosing of immunotherapy product. Candidate will be responsible for working with other members of the research team including external monitors, pharmacy, clinical trial units and lab to assure efficient and accurate trial conduct and record keeping. Will need to be available to answer questions from subjects when they are not in the office, including during some off-duty hours.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan as an LPN
  • 2 or more years’ hands-on clinical experience working with children and adults in a medical setting
  • PEERRS and GCP certified or willingness to obtain this quickly
  • Demonstration of willingness to be available to subjects during off-hours, as needed
  • Availability to attend out of town meetings as needed.

Desired Qualifications*

  • RN License
  • Experience performing allergy-related procedures, including skin testing, spirometry, Nioxx, PEFR
  • Previous experience performing double-blind, placebo controlled food challenges. Knowledge of the dangers inherent in this and how to treat anaphylactic reactions induced during these challenges
  • Must have good clinical judgement regarding potential serious complications of product administration and be comfortable working with children who may have an allergic reaction to a medication/product they are given. This includes comfort with assessing the seriousness of these reactions and administering medication to reverse reactions under the direction of a physician.
  • 2 or more years’ experience working on a team conducting multicenter clinical trials
  • Knowledge of research data entry systems including eCRF, laboratory and research drug systems.
  • Understanding of regulatory issues inherent in the conduct of a clinical trial
  • Proficiency with MiChart
  • Proficiency and comfort with computerized data entry, including computerized medical records
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and problem solve effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability
  • Demonstration of willingness to continue ongoing education in clinical trial conduct
  • Must be able to work independently and have excellent interpersonal skills to interact with investigators, other research team staff, sponsors, and CTSU

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.