Reporting directly to the Director of GEM Research and the Director Research Administration in the Department of Emergency Medicine, the project coordinator will direct the operation of multifaceted, clinical research projects focused on a number of research objectives within the ED, namely syncope risk-stratification and shared decision-making in the Emergency Department.
The individual can expect to execute the research plan by organizing the team of research coordinators and interns, overseeing and participating in data collection, leading data quality checks, and preparing regulatory documentation. The ideal candidate must be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment with evolving responsibilities, workloads, and work schedules. S/he must be able to demonstrate flexibility in work hours to meet critical deadlines and demonstrate meticulous attention to detail.
Assesses project needs and translates into project implementation.
Leads team to complete an assigned project on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.
Outlines the tasks involved in the project, communicates expectations and delegates accordingly.
Counsels project members.
Develops consent forms, screens and enrolls patients, follows patients through course of study, collects and analyzes data.
Develops strategic plans for protocol implementation and participates in the development of study materials.
Assists Principal Investigators in drafting budgets, grants, and manuscripts related to the research project and monitors budgets.
Creates and updates REDCap database related to the research project.
Organizes and participates in weekly research meetings and prepares required reports.
Participates in conferences, meetings and trainings pertinent to the research project.
Collects data for tracking and evaluation activities and coordinates data management and analysis for requested reports.
Acts as a liaison between principle investigator, project team, department leadership and outside collaborators; ensures the allocation of joint resources and personnel; communicates project needs and oversees project implementation.
Maintains regulatory documents for IRB approval and ensures compliance with federal, state, local, industry, contractual, and company regulations, standards, specifications, and best practices, including NIH progress reports.
Addresses questions, concerns, and/or complaints throughout the project.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
*Position is supported by grant funding.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus a minimum of three years of related experience in clinical research
Experience in clinical research.
Experience with data management, data analysis, IRB applications, and logistics.
Demonstrated ability to direct a multi-disciplinary or varied constituency group toward a common goal.
Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Must be proactive and highly organized, with excellent attention to detail and follow-up skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Must be able to work independently, as well as perform as part of a team.
Must demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adjust schedule to meet project demands and critical deadlines, including availability for early morning, late evening or potentially weekend hours.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and web browser programs.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
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