Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P006790
Salary Range: $32,000- $41,378
This position will coordinate and manage clinical research studies investigating problems in female and male infertility, gynecologic and male reproductive system diseases and disorders that impact fertility, problems in andrology and endocrinology affecting reproduction. The study coordinator will work with the project coordinator and primary investigator for UNC site of the Reproductive Medicine Network, a clinical research network of NIH-funded sites that use common protocols in large scale human trials.
Under the supervision of the site PI and project coordinator, the study coordinator will recruit, screen and enroll subjects into the trials, supervise the collection of data with adequate attention to the accuracy and quality of records and transcription.
The duties of this position include but are not limited to IRB renewals; data collection and entry; participant tracking, screening, recruitment, and consenting; invoicing for patient care services. Position requires collection and processing of biologic specimens. Subjects will be seen at UNC Fertility in Raleigh, NC.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledge-Technical: Working knowledge of the research principles and methods of data entry, collection, and analysis to complete defined assignments independently. The incumbent will need to be able to provide updates on recruitment and enrollment statistics. The incumbent will need to have some working knowledge of recruitment and enrollment techniques, protocol implementation, consent process, and tracking subjects.
Data/Information Collection: Demonstrated ability to organize, collect, record and present data/information within defined research parameters. Demonstrated ability to ensure quality control. For this project, the incumbent must be competent at obtaining and documenting a large amount of data and specimens per subject. The instructions are standardized but must be implemented locally adhering to central protocol. The incumbent needs to be familiar with data entry and quality control checks.
Information/Records Administration: Demonstrated ability to compile and organize data/information from different sources to develop reports using established formats. The incumbent must be able to facilitate IRB renewals and SAEs, etc.
Communication: The incumbent must be able to communicate with the IRB and PI and other study staff about progress and issues.
Certificate in Phlebotomy or be willing to obtain; very strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently; ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and apply those guidelines appropriately, skilled in organizing workflow and coordinating multiple priorities. Prior experience as a research assistant or study coordinator.
Ability to convey information to individuals; present information clearly and effectively in written and verbal form using correct grammar, organization, and sentence structure; ability to assemble, compile and organize both written and electronic information; ability to identify and understand issues quickly; experience using computers and the applications listed and willing to learn new applications as the position demands.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.