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Internal Number: 2207443
A full-time Clin/Tran Research Coordinator III is sought to work as part of an energetic and fast-paced team of clinical researchers in Orthopaedic Surgery. An experienced research coordinator with advanced knowledge of clinical research study operations is needed to join our central Orthopaedic Clinical Research (OCR) team to support department-wide research/quality initiatives and serve as the lead coordinator for our Total Joints and Oncology divisions.
As part of the OCR team, the coordinator will be responsible for managing/overseeing quarterly data uploads for the AAOS registries, assisting with centralized, department pre-review of IRB submissions for all Ortho divisions, and helping to create/establish new department-wide research resources, workflows, and SOPs. As lead coordinator for the Joints and Oncology divisions, this position will: (1) work closely with the division faculty Research Leads to track, assess the feasibility, and guide the development/implementation of proposed new research projects within the division; (2) assist division PIs with creating study documents (protocol, case report forms, consent and recruitment documents, etc.) and IRB submissions; (3) oversee the implementation, data management, regulatory compliance and financial administration of division studies - including charge reconciliation and sponsor invoicing if applicable; and (4) supervise the work of junior research staff &/or residents assigned to division research studies. The coordinator will also assist directly with subject recruitment, consent, data collection/management, sample processing/shipping, general study management as needed and help support various ongoing department-wide projects as needed.
Our Division of Orthopaedic Trauma provides immediate and ongoing care for patients with traumatic injuries -- treating more than 4,500 adults and children each year at our Level I trauma center, many with multiple injuries.
Our high-volume program provides excellent opportunities for training residents and fellows. Our program is designed to teach you to quickly assess patients and provide effective emergency care, from delivering today's most advanced and promising surgical treatments to helping patients and their families know what to expect and how to adjust before, during and after treatment.
POSITION SUMMARY: Full-Time, Exempt
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TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:CLINICAL RESEARCH (INTERMEDIATE):- Demonstrates the ability to effectively research complicated issues pertaining to the area of expertise. Presents trial protocols to a steering committee. Often employs networking to help in researching issues. Sets up study centers, which includes ensuring each center has the trial materials and training site staff to trial-specific industry standards. Has used research resources maintained in outside areas.PROJECT COORDINATION - (INTERMEDIATE):- Performs project tracking and reporting relative to task completion dates, dependency effects, problem anticipation, schedule conflicts, and assignment to appropriate staff for resolution. Manages prioritization procedures for changing scope [i.e., change management] and project acceptance procedures. Measures progress toward goals and revises project objectives and documents applying change control procedures. Assumes responsibility [as appropriate] for resolving issues and seeing work through to successful completion. Provides training to project managers and others on project related templates and toolsets. Develops methods to measure customer satisfaction and obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure project efforts meet customer expectations.COMMUNICATION (INTERMEDIATE):- Clearly, effectively and respectfully communicates to employees or customers.STUDY DESIGN & CONDUCT (INTERMEDIATE):Applies qualitative and quantitative research methods to perform preparatory, regulatory, and analytic tasking within the life cycle of a study.PEOPLE MANAGEMENT - (NOVICE):- Conducts performance reviews. Effectively delegates tasks to others. Coaches subordinates on technical and interpersonal topics, as well as professional development. Demonstrates team building techniques and provides leadership through personal example of good work habits, open communication and effective people relationships. Involves subordinates in decisions which affect them. Demonstrates self-reliance and resourcefulness as an example to others.
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