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A cover letter is required to be considered 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 the position.

Job Summary

The On-Call Coordinator is a vital member of the Transplant Research team who will help ensure that clinical research studies conducted at the Transplant Center are initiated and executed with the utmost quality, care, and compliance.  To be successful in the position, the candidate must demonstrate exceptional organizational and problem solving skills, and possess uncompromising integrity.  Applicants who desire a patient focused, team oriented, medically complex, scientifically interesting, intellectually stimulating, and fast paced work environment are encouraged to apply.


The Transplant Center is seeking to fill part-time, after hour, on call positions. The Transplant Center Clinical Research Program conducts clinical trials for solid organ transplants, including kidney, heart, lung, and liver with principal investigators in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Surgery.  The responsibilities for this on-call position include screening potential subjects, completing regulatory materials, reviewing protocols, conducting informed consents, collecting and processing samples, initiating study orders as needed, and conducting other study required items during weekday evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays.  On-Call Coordinators are required to carry a pager, respond to pages within 15 minutes during assigned on call hours, screen patients for studies, act professionally, and arrive at the hospital in time to perform required responsibilities.  There is a potential for additional research responsibilities as needed. Extensive training and education will include, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), regulatory requirements and practices, consenting, hospital practices, lab processing, transplant clinical practices, and transplant science.

Required Qualifications*

Requirements include a baccalaureate and good communications skills.  Completion or enrollment in a graduate degree in the health sciences and experience in processing laboratory samples is preferred.  Due to the pre-transplant time restrictions, candidates are required to live within a 30-minute radius of the University of Michigan Hospital.

Work Schedule

On call hours are Monday through Friday from 4 PM to 8 AM, and Saturday through Sunday 8 AM to 8 AM.  Number of hours scheduled will vary depending on study needs and staff availability. Weekend on call is required approximately once every 4 weeks.  On-call work primary conducted remotely when possible, but may require presence at the hospital if transplant occurs outside of business hours and study requires in-person procedures.  


U-M EEO/AA Statement

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