Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology. The position is located at the Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position assists investigators as coordinator of moderately complex research studies by managing research compliance, enrollments, coordination of study visit, and data collection.� Position requires collecting MR imaging data and performing cognitive and neuropsychological assessments in participants.� Position is responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, acting as a liaison with the investigators, treating teams, pharmacy, laboratories, IRB, sponsors, and sponsor agencies.� Position is responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.
Position has patient contact.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Routinely implements and manages all phases of study/protocol.
Identifies participants for recruitment
Participates in making determination of eligibility based on diagnostic criteria
Prepares informed consent packets for study participants
Enrolls study participants
Ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies
Extracts data accurately from source documents
Schedules and coordinates study visits
Collects data for study, including imaging, neuropsychological and cognitive data
Investigates, analyzes, and reports adverse events
Makes decisions as when to notify physicians of issues, stop participant inclusion, and monitors for protocol compliance
Assists in the resolution of IRB and protocol management issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate
Serves as a liaison between institutional investigators, Human Research Protection Office, Operations Office, Pharmaceutical Companies, Sponsoring Agencies, Center for Clinical Trials, and Patient Oriented Research Unit in Pediatrics
Performs weekend/holiday/after-hour study visits.
Assists with the timely submission of protocol documentation to the Human Research Protection Office and timely submission of all regulatory essential documentation to the sponsoring agencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred; a combination of relevant work and education equaling four years may substitute for this requirement.
Experience in Pediatrics and/or Oncology.
Working knowledge of computer programs and systems.
Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database and spreadsheet management.
The hiring range for this position is $43,326 - $54,205 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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