Ps Clinical Research Coordinator Wanted In Salt Lake City

Published 2017-12-18
Expires 2019-06-15
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Ps Clinical Research Coordinator Wanted In Salt Lake City
United-states, Utah, Salt Lake City,
Published December 18, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Ps clinical research coordinator

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Requisition Number: PRN15937B

FLSA Code: Administrative

Patient Sensitive
Job Code?


Standard Hours per Week: 30

Full Time or Part Time?:
Full Time

Shift: Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible work schedule, including
evening and weekend hours.

VP Area: U of U Health - Academics

Department: 00868 -
Psychiatry - Research

Location: Campus

City: Salt Lake City, UT
/>Pay Rate Range: DOE

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary

Social Motivation and Imaging Laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine, has an immediate opening
for a Clinical Research Coordinator (patient sensitive). We are searching for a reliable, motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative team
member to assist with clinical neuroimaging studies of addiction and mood disorders. The Coordinator will work closely with the principal
investigator, other research staff, clinical staff, university administrators, and regulatory entities to ensure that all research
activities are performed efficiently, ethically, and in accordance with federal and university regulations, policies, and guidelines. The
ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills, experience with human-subjects research, and a strong
interest in creating new knowledge that will ultimately improve treatment and prevention of mental illness.

A minimum 2-year
commitment is requested


1. Oversees compliance to protocol; manages quality control, completion and
submission of study related documentation; prepares reports for organizations and agencies.

2. Develops study budgets; monitors
budget expenses and billing for allied services; negotiates payment schedule with sponsor and fees for internal services.

Monitors enrollment goals and initiates strategies to promote enrollment and participant compliance. Coordinates and performs
responsibilities related to research participants including determining subject population availability, developing informed consents and
screening materials, screening and recruiting subjects, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, answering subject inquiries,
overseeing study visits and acting as a liaison between participants and study-related parties.

4. Recognizes, tracks and reports
adverse events and protocol deviations.

5. Prepares for and coordinates site visits made by sponsors or federal agencies during
course and at the close of the study.

6. Represents the research program at meetings, national and international research

7. Prepares, submits and maintains IRB, FDA, class="caps">NCI, NIH, NSF and/or other regulatory documents and research

8. Contributes to developing educational materials and educates the community and other research professionals
regarding studies and related research issues.

9. Supervises, mentors and trains new or junior research staff.

Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research projects and to maintain a strong referral

11. Develops and maintains patient databases, investigational logs and records of drugs administered, medical devices
monitored and/or procedures followed.

12. Assists the Principal Investigator in the development of study protocols.

job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications
required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Seldom: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other
cutting fluids

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously:
Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting. 

Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a health sciences or related field with two
years professional research experience and completion of University RATS Clinical Certification within one year of
hire required. Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills
also required.

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, FDA, HIPAA and class="caps">IRB regulations; an understanding of research procedures; and the ability to function independently is preferred.

Departments may require IRB CITI Course or IATA class="caps">DGR training within a specified timeframe.

Departments may prefer a nursing degree for this position, which
requires the incumbent to have two years related experience and possess a nationally recognized research compliance certification.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position


Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related field

Other highly
desirable abilities and skills:

  • One year of professional research experience coordinating and performing studies.

  • Experience working with individuals with mental health conditions including substance use disorder is preferred.
  • Previous
    experience with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) studies is advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    organizational skills;
  • Unwavering attention to detail;
  • Computer skills with strong proficiency and experience using
    Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team, exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail,
    demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are strongly desired.

Please also see: Special
Instructions to Applicants

Type: Benefited Staff

Special Instructions

The required cover letter should address your specific interest in working as a Clinical Research
Coordinator in this particular area of research.

Additional Information

The University of Utah
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal
and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity,
religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person
with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified
persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified
applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: rel="noopener" href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in
the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information
about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801)
581-8365 (V/TDD), email: target="_blank">[email protected].

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be
eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to
the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll
in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not,
individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits
Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at
(801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug

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