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University of Michigan
  • Position Number: 1884400
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians

Clinical Res Coordinator Hlth

Job Opening ID: 184903
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Organizational Group: Medical School
Department: Vascular Surgery Section
Posting Begin/End Date: 2/26/2020 4/30/2020
Paid Time Off:
Career Interest:

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will plan, organize and coordinate aortic and vascular human subject research within the Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery. This position requires working knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations. The CRC will interact with investigators, research staff and midlevel providers. As a member of the research team, the coordinator will be knowledgeable of, and assist with, protocol-required therapy and procedures, assessments and ensuring protocol compliance.

Key attributes for the CRC role in the Section include: ability to independently manage work load; troubleshoot and problem solving skills; demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail; effective written and verbal communication; and strong working relationships with stakeholders, Section Head and Section Administrator.

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings.

The CRC will maintain oversight of the coordination and execution of human subjects clinical research projects within the Section of Vascular Surgery. Primary activities are performed independently, with minimal supervision, and the CRC will be responsible for ensuring that all projects are completed within specifications. Primary activities will include, but not limited to:
  • Recruitment, instruction, and coordination of research subjects and study-specific visits
  • Acting as a liaison between investigators, research teams, sponsors, other universities, cooperative groups, and other internal and external contacts for the initiation and execution of clinical research
  • Provides input on feasibility of new studies (workflow, resources, populations), in conjunction with the Heart, Vessel, Blood Clinical Trial Support Unit
  • Development of research procedures, case report forms, and recruitment materials
  • Design work flow and develop quality assurance processes
  • Collection and maintenance of all data related to patient participation in studies
  • Documents and reports all adverse events per protocol and IRB reporting guidelines
  • Responsible for the writing of initial IRB applications, amendments, renewals and terminations
  • Acts on behalf of patients to ensure care is safe and appropriate with consideration to values, diversity, and human rights

Required Qualifications*
  • Bachelor's degree in a science or health-related field, or equivalent education and experience
  • Two or more years of clinical human subjects research experience
  • Experience with IRB application process
  • ACRP or SOCRA certification within one year of hire
  • Proficient in safety reporting
  • Proficient in sample collection/handling
  • Demonstrates understanding of clinical research; understand compliance issues related to human subjects research, knowledge and application of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and FDA regulations
  • Demonstrates understanding of some medical terminology is required
  • Demonstrates ability to work autonomously in study management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines in the management of clinical subjects
  • Essential to be proficient in computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Demonstrates excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and a willingness to learn new skills

Desired Qualifications*
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Master's degree in a science or health-related field, administration, or clinical research administration
  • Knowledge of UMHS policies and practices
  • ACRP or SOCRA certification
  • Experience with internal and external audits
  • PEERRS and CITI Training
  • Experience with investigational devices and drug trials
  • Experience with cardiovascular trials
  • Experience with OnCore and eResearch

Background Screening
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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