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Professional Research Assistant

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 3/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 15359
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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center
Center for Lungs and Breathing
Professional Research Assistant
 Job Description
Position #00730396

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.


Nature of Work:  This is a 100% FTE position for a ProfessionalResearch Assistant in the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center Program (PVDC) as acomponent of the Center for Lungs and Breathing (CLB) at University of ColoradoHospital. This full-time position will assist in conducting clinicaltrials and research projects for the PVDCProgram.

 

Supervision:  This position will report to the SeniorResearch Coordinator and the Medical Director of the CLB and will work withcollaborating investigators and project managers as well as clinical andresearch personnel in the CLB.

 
Areas of Responsibility:
 
Clinical Research Development
    • Serving as theclinical research coordinator for industry sponsored and investigator-initiatedclinical trials
    • Assisting in theMaintenance of  a clinical researchspecimen bio-repository
    • Other projects asassigned
Research Regulatory Management
  • Assist with allregulatory activities required to implement and maintain the clinical researchendeavors as part of the PVDCProgram in the CLB.
Examples of Work Performed:
  • Collaboratingwith principal investigators, co-investigators to enroll clinical trialpatients
  • Conductingstudy visits
  • Overallcompliance with the policy and procedures for conducting good clinical trials
  • Screening,consenting and enrolling study participants
  • Collecting,processing and storing samples for research
  • Medicationcompliance tracking and coordinating protocol procedures
  • Collectand report all patient reported adverse drug reactions and other seriousadverse events
  • Patienteducation and follow-up per protocol guidelines
  • Routinemeetings with monitors to reconcile data management issues
  • Participationin investigator's meetings
  • Preparingand submitting compliance documentation for the institutional review board
  • Submissionto the Human Research Subjects Portal for UCH-RSS review and approval
  • Maintenanceof databases
  • Abstractingdata from patient charts and electronic medical records
  • Service in the following areas:
    • Clinical Research Advisory Forum (RAF)
    • Clinical Research Coordinators Committee(CRC)
    • Support with local PH awareness and fundraising event

Salary Range:  Salary is commensurate withskills and experience.  The University ofColorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, islocated at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/

 

The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus isdedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff,students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct backgroundinvestigations for all prospective employees.

 

The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus iscommitted to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty andadministrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture ofinclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.

 


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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus iscommitted to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty andadministrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture ofinclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.



Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degreein science or equivalent education and work experience
  • Prefer a minimumof two years' experience with coordinating and managing administrative and clinicalresearch activities.
Preferred Requirements: 
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly MicrosoftExcel, PeopleSoft, and COGNOS.
  • Knowledge and experience with IRB policies andprocedures.
Required Competencies:
  • Strongorganizational skills and attention to detail essential.
  • Demonstratedexperience with creating and maintaining clinical research projects andclinical trials
  • Ability to multi-task
  • This position requires a high level of proficiencywith computers and use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, and otherUniversity and Departmental systems as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Requiresindependent judgment as well as self-directed work capabilities.
  • This positionrequires extensive experience with managing multiple projects and someone whocan effectively multi-task
  • Ability to establishwork priorities and handle multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to handlesensitive and confidential information and documents and maintain strictconfidentiality in all HIPAA matters
  • Ability to work independentlyas well as part of a team.
  • Ability to usevarious computer systems and software applications.
  • Ability toinitiate and maintain effective lines of communication with otherareas/departments/sponsors


Qualifications

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references.