Under the supervision of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Co-Director, the Lead Research Coordinator will coordinate clinical trials in diabetes, focusing on adults and children with type 1 diabetes. Coordinates both investigator-initiated as well as multi-center trials. Duties of the Lead Research Coordinator include identifying, screening and assessing potential research participants for study; coordinating the collection of and evaluating the quality of data, analyzing and preparing data; writing reports, writing and updating IRB protocols, assisting in drafting manuscripts and papers; writing proposals and planning prospective studies, monitoring project budgets; and designing protocols and study tools. S/he will also be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising the activities of the other members of the research team. Coordinator will also be responsible for working cooperatively in all areas of the Berrie Center diabetes program.
Performs detailed data entry.
Coordinates and performs the responsibilities of clinical research protocols using principles of Good Clinical Practices.
Maintains documents and data generated by the study as required by regulatory guidelines.
Evaluates process of study and maintains an efficient workflow.
Attends community events on weekends and evenings as needed as well as other outreach events. filing, phone scheduling, specimen delivery and other related research duties. laboratory processing and shipping
Ensures the individual patient rights to full knowledge of informed consent to a research protocol.
Participates in recruitment of research subjects via various avenues; chart review, written correspondence, community outreach such as summer camps, lectures.
Attends community health fairs and supervises events with diabetes camps and other diabetes forums to promote clinical research activities as well as diabetes awareness and education.
Must be comfortable working with children, teens as well as adults
Highly organized, extremely attentive to detail and high energy.
Performs all tasks related to the study subject visit as required by the protocol.
Performs data entry tasks and edits as dictated by the research protocols.
Performs laboratory processing procedures.
Trains research assistants and coordinators as needed.
Attends research meetings and investigator meetings as needed.
Performs other related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience and Four years of related experience
Type 1 diabetes experience preferred
Ability to work collaborative in a patient care team required.
Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills a must.
Pediatric experience preferred
Experience in clinical research preferred.
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