Ocrst Research Monitor

University Of Colorado Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 7 months ago

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Cancer Center

OCRST Research Monitor (Research Services Sr. Professional)

Position #00699481 Requisition #16995

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) OCRST Research Monitor (Research Services Sr. Professional) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Cancer Center, headquartered at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical care sites are UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America's top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 300 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three healthcare delivery institutions.

This position will assist with the implementation and coordination of the Oncology Clinical Research Support Team (OCRST) Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs) Program at the University of Colorado Cancer Center by participating in protocol development and data monitoring activities. This position will collaborate with other OCRST members, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee staff, sponsor-investigators and clinical research teams to ensure compliance in protocol conduct, patient safety and data integrity for IITs assigned. Data monitoring will include verification of the accuracy, completeness, validity & integrity of all data collected. This position will identify need for and assist in writing policies, procedures or other documentation to support monitoring activities in the Cancer Center.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Ensures adherence to all research standards as set forth by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), University of Colorado Hospital, University of Colorado Denver (UCD), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other pertinent regulatory agencies, plus adheres to institution Standard Operating Procedures,

  • Schedules and coordinates the activities of the Monitoring Program for Investigator Initiated and National Clinical Trials Network trials; conducts the monitoring reviews of the trials including issuing data clarification queries as necessary.

  • Writes monitoring reports and communicates monitoring results to OCRST management, teams, including PIs and forwards results to DSMC for review.

  • Manages post-monitoring activities and follow-up on any necessary corrective and preventive actions; escalates unacceptable findings to OCRST Monitoring Manager and Program Director as appropriate.

  • Ensures that written procedures are followed and evaluates quality systems, processes, procedures, and protocols for safety and compliance.

  • Participates in developing SOP's, guidance documents or other tools/templates pertinent to monitoring activities

  • Assists Cancer Center Principal Investigators in the development of local Investigator Initiated projects by participating in review of protocols for inclusion of relevant data monitoring language

  • Collaborates with OCRST and other Cancer Center departments and staff to identify and implement ways to improve monitoring practices, procedures, and workflows.

  • Work with the education and development coordinator, as well as the sponsor-investigators on training of CRC and data management staff during site initiation visits and based on topics noted from monitor visits.

  • Occasional travel within or out of state required for monitoring activities on multicenter IITs.

  • Participates in ongoing process improvement practices including problem-solving, planning and implementation of identified solutions; assists with establishing program polices or procedures to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness within the OCRST.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: A bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, social/behavioral sciences, physical sciences, nursing, healthcare, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.


  • Two years of clinical research experience with a minimum of 1 year relevant work experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, or Monitoring functions.
  • OR Three years of clinical research experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Data Coordinator, or similar position.

Substitution: Clinical research or monitoring experience can substitute for the degree on a year for year basis.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Oncology research experience

  • Experience working with investigator-initiated research

  • Experience working in an academic setting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to problem solve and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

  • Excellent computer skills. Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel.

  • Possesses knowledge of Good Clinical Practices Manual, FDA Rules and Regulations in relation to clinical trials, NIH guidelines, ICH guidelines and HIPAA regulations in relation to clinical trials, and NCI common toxicity definitions.

  • Possesses an understanding of the phases and concepts of clinical trials and the overall philosophies of conducting cooperative group research as they differ with NCI sponsored, private industry and investigator initiated clinical trials.

  • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and with a high level of professionalism across various stakeholders.

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