Program Coordinator Research
Under the general direction of the Research Director at the Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services (AARTS) center in the Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center, and in partnership with study Principal Investigators (PI), Co-investigator(s), other study personnel, and sponsoring agents to ensure research practices are conducted in accordance with the principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
Supervises coordination of clinical research studies conducted by Principal Investigator(s) including, but not limited to grant-funded research, externally sponsored clinical research, and investigator-initiated clinical research conducted on site at Rush or its affiliated sites.
trains and manages AARTS paid and volunteer research staff (e.g., research assistants and research volunteers) involved in clinical research activities.
Supports development and implementation of research protocols, grants, and budgets.
Assists the Principal Investigator and co-investigators to review the protocol plan to develop the budget and differentiate the standard of care versus research charges while ensuring all potential costs of the trial are identified and covered by a funding source.
Maintains accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent and HIPAA Authorization forms, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), Delegation of Authority logs , protocol training logs, and study related communication.
Organizes and attends site-monitoring visits conducted by internal and external auditors/monitors.
Follow FDA, OHRP, and Rush guidelines in the collection of clinical data and/or administration of clinical studies.
Develops and oversees sight specific research processes
Services as liaison to research administration at the institution
Position Qualifications Include:
Master's Degree in basic science, clinical research, or other health related field
Minimum 3yrs experience in clinical research settings
Ability to work independently and prioritize daily work with little supervision.
Strong management and leadership skills required
Effective communication and organizational skills required.
Experience with Excel, Access, SPSS, and other statistical software (R, SAS)
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