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This position will serve as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Oncology Clinical Trial Support Unit (O-CTSU) - Clinic Research Group located in the Brighton Center for Specialty Care providing administrative study coordination and data entry support to faculty and research teams for the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center - an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). We are among the top-ranked national programs in research and patient care with members holding $120M in annual direct research funding. Our mission is to reduce the cancer burden and improve cancer outcomes through research, innovation and transdisciplinary collaboration. With the Oncology CTSU, you will join a diverse team of 150 clinical research professionals dedicated in moving this mission forward through cutting-edge early phase trials to practice-changing phase III. As a team member, we will invest in your education, training, career development and certification. We also offer a variety of specialized roles and growth opportunities to fit your desired career path and goals. People want MichiganAnswers™. Help discover them.
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What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
- Assist study teams with all aspects of clinical trial coordination including: identifying potential subjects, screening subjects, consenting and enrolling subjects, and collecting and managing patient and laboratory data for clinical research subjects.
- Coordinates and facilitates correct timing of study visits and procedures with patients and clinic staff.
- Under direction of MD- orders study specific lab work and diagnostic procedures. Follows up for abnormal or unexpected findings.
- May perform ECG or other procedures as needed.
- Works with research lab services and staff to maintain lab supplies and process samples.
- Creates source documents for accurate tracking, collection, and recording of experimental data.
- Accurately collect, maintain, complete electronic and paper case report forms and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Will work closely with study monitors and manage site visits. Will help with resolving queries.
- Provide support and coverage for Brighton research specimen lab including processing and shipping under the direction of lab supervisor.
- Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient/participant problems including billing issues.
- Communicates with nurses, IDS, physicians, NP's/PA's phlebotomists and other clinical and research staff to correct/prevent protocol errors. Expeditiously routes AE and SAE information between staff, PI, and oversight agencies as appropriate.
- Serves as a resource and contact person for active protocols.
- Liaison between clinical team and research team to develop processes, troubleshoot complications and facilitate communication.
- Integrates the workflow of many studies running simultaneously
- Maintains current PEERRS, or OHRP certification; knowledge and application of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and FDA regulations, and maintains knowledge of current ICH and CFR guidelines.
- Assist in training other staff. Provide coverage for other research staff.
- Staff members are expected to work well in a team setting, but also independently when appropriate and regularly exercise good judgment in setting priorities, resolving operational problems, and applying policies, procedures, and methods, while maintaining the strictest of confidentiality at all times.
- Bachelor's Degree or higher preferably in health science or health related field.
- At least two years of experience coordinating Clinical Trials.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft software applications.
- Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints and deadlines.
- Willingness to be flexible in a dynamic working environment.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
- Master's Degree
- Previous experience with EPIC, MiChart, Oncology Research
- SoCRA or ACRP certification
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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