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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.

Job Summary

The candidate will be responsible for being the primary Clinical Research Coordinator, on multiple sponsored studies, working with the Division of Urologic Oncology within the Department of Urology. The candidate will screen, and recruit patients from physician clinics and MiChart, and perform job responsibilities listed below:

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.

Responsibilities*

• Ensure studies are carried out according to the study protocol, SOPs, and ICH/GCP regulations and study specific manuals and procedures under the supervision of the PI and CO-I.
• Screen and recruit study subjects from clinic, schedule follow-up appointments, complete study assessments, educate patients and physicians regarding the specifics of each study.
• Act as liaison between research staff, sponsor and the IRB.
• Collect and process specimens, and ship to sponsors.
• Assist PI’s in reviewing progress of the studies and evaluating results.
• Maintain databases for research studies
• Employees in this classification typically analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.
• Review source data and case report forms for accuracy, completeness, and integrity of the data, and identifying and resolving ongoing data issues.
• Monitor trial by reviewing and reporting on the following: site enrollment and termination updates, monitor protocol deviation/exceptions, serious adverse events and laboratory abnormalities and work with IRB coordinator to report AEs/SAEs, amendments, continuing reviews, etc.
• Occasional travel to other off-site MI Medicine locations (Livonia, Domino Farms, NCRC, etc.)

Required Qualifications*

  •  Bachelor’s degree, or, at least 1 year of clinical research experience
  • Proven ability to take initiative
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving ability, as well as ability to work under pressure, re-prioritize tasks independently, and meet deadlines with high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and attention to detail with strong follow-through skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as cooperatively
  • Familiarity with organization of the Health System, Hospitals and Health Centers and Medical School

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of University and UMHS Policies and Procedures
  • Previous oncology experience

Work Locations

Main Hospital.

Additional Information

This is a 3 year term limited position.  At the end of the term, the appointment will terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.

 

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. 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.