UNIVERSITY OF IOWA CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MG in IOWA CITY, Iowa

CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MGRequisition # 71826Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Monday, October 23rd, 2017Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:SurgerySalarySalary:$18,657.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:50%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:Research/Clinical Activities:May assist with clinical and data coordination for research activities. May screen, recruit, enroll and obtain informed consent for clinical trials.Position Specific:Assists Pediatric Surgery faulty in the conduct of clinical trials by managing the clinical trials and pediatric surgery data within the parameters of study protocols for pediatric surgery patients. Ability to collaborate with other researchers and investigators emphasized. For prospective clinical studies: Recruit and enroll participants, ensuring all the prerequisites are complete and conform to required parameters. Explain study to participants/family and assist in obtaining consent to be enrolled in protocol. Responsible for scheduling participants for procedures or follow up as required by the study protocol or design, arrange for follow-ups with study participants and maintain records of their visits and interviews. Counsel the participants/ family regarding the intent of the study. Prepare and present educational materials for participants and other staff to carry out protocol as needed.Protocol Development/Management & Study Responsibilities:Consult with researchers to assist in developing a data management plan; design forms to facilitate the collection and tracking of study participant data, study drugs, biological specimens and study procedures. Design and coordinate field tests for data collection forms and assisting in design of certification proceduresPosition Specific:Have a thorough knowledge of study protocols and design. Be well versed in IRB procedures and policies. Communicate protocol deviations and concerns immediately to PI. As skills develop, troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to collaborative researchers or principal investigator. Maintain study data and records. Prepares monthly research progress reports updating progress and attends weekly divisional research meetings. Prior knowledge and experience with RedCap and EndNote helpful but not required.Data Collection & Monitoring:Collect and enter clinical research data required by the sponsors in a timely manner. Assist with determining validity of data obtained.Position Specific:Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of any necessary equipment. Assist with procurement and storage of supplies and materials. May initiate purchasing requests, monitor accounts/expenditures; reconcile statements.Human Resources/Leadership:May provide functional and/or administrative supervision. Mentor new staff under direction.Position Specific:Provides training as needed to the Pediatric Surgery faculty and associated staff regarding research related clinical activities and protocols.Regulatory Guidelines and Documents:Conduct audit to assess quality assurance. Develop procedures for on-site data audits; participate in audits; design and generate reports for use in data audits; summarize results of audits and write reports.Universal CompetenciesPositive Impact/Achieving ResultsAbility to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs. Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results.Service Excellence/Customer FocusAbility to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and int