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This position will serve as a research coordinator for the Center For Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. This position will be integral in assisting with opening and coordinating health equity and community engagement research-related studies at Mayo Clinic and our community clinic partners. Assists with coordinating community engagement activities with community partners who are first language is Spanish. The Clinical Research Coordinator will need to be fluent in Spanish and English.
Independently coordinates complex (i.e. interventional, therapeutic greater than minimal risk) clinical research protocols with minimal direction from the principal investigator and/or supervisor in compliance with regulatory laws and institutional guidelines. Collaborates with research team to assess feasibility and management of research protocols. Ensures implementation of research protocols after IRB approval and provides information as appropriate for progress reports. Screens, enrolls, and recruits research participants. Coordinates schedules and monitors research activities and subject participation. Identifies, reviews, and reports adverse events, protocol deviations, and other unanticipated problems appropriately. Manages, monitors, and reports research data to maintain quality and compliance. Provides education/training for others within the department. Performs administrative and regulatory duties related to the study as appropriate. Some travel may be required.
Must be able to work independently on event planning and coordination(i.e.; create flyers, social media posts, procure speakers, manage agendas, food and beverage service and budget). Builds relationships with community partners to expand Mayo Clinic's presence in and connection with Spanish speaking communities in Northeast Florida.
Protocol Development and Maintenance Activities
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: ongoing management of the protocol document and process through editing, amendments, proofing, coordination of study logistics (i.e. blood collection kits, data collection booklets, use of CRU, etc.), and verification of content to meet institutional and federal standards; communication with study sites and/or federal agencies regarding study status changes; Federal and Institutional Review Board (IRB) document preparation and submission; and provides consultative expertise regarding regulatory and policy requirements. Accurately applies investigators’scientific data into a cohesive format for the protocol document and associated procedures that are consistent with internal and external policies and regulatory requirements. Participates in other protocol development activities and executes other assignments as warranted and assigned. Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of one year of experience in a clinical research setting or related field required. Completion of Mayo Clinic competency based assessment program will be required within one year of hire.
Must be a bilingual Spanish/English speaker. Event planning experience and public relations experience preferred. Grant writing experience preferred. Graduate or diploma from a study coordinator training program is preferred. SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred. Medical terminology course preferred. N/A Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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