Clinical Research Coordinator I
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

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Job no: 797551
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Medicine 10022582
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Health Care Support, Research/Scientific, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The project titled "Improving Diabetic Patients' Adherence to Treatment and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease", funded by National Institute of Health (NIH) is an innovative implementation science research designed to test the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of evidence based interventions to improve adherence to treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease for diabetic patients'. The project will be conducted in Federally Qualified Health Care Centers and Community clinics in Michigan and will involve working collaboratively with multiple health centers in different locations in Michigan. This position supports the work of the Office Guidelines Applied to Practice (Office-GAP) Program research team led by Dr. Ade Olomu, Blanch B. & Frederick C. Swartz Endowed Professor of Medicine.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will report directly to the Clinical Research Coordinator II/S and the Project Principal Investigator (PI). The CRC role has a dual focus of research support activities and related administrative tasks. Research activities includes responsibility for the day-to-day implementation of the proposal at their assigned study sites, and working closely with the health centers directors, staff and providers. The CRC will act as a resource person to staff at participating practices regarding their understanding of and participation in the study and its specific tools (questionnaires, study procedures, protocols etc). CRC will manage the recruitment and retention of participants, explain the research study, secure informed consent, administer questionnaires, collect data, and support all aspects of the study in the clinics they are assigned. The CRC will help in conducting the group visits and follow up visits with providers, under the supervision of the PI/Clinical Research Coordinator II/S. Clinical Research Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with the mobile phone platform equipment for Way to Health and addressing any potential technical issues that may arise regarding the equipment. CRC will be responsible to ensure compliance with protocols, good clinical practice guidelines, and all federal, local and University guidelines. Track visits ensuring compliance with protocol requirements. Maintain accurate research records, and transcribe collected data onto source documents, electronic case report forms and digital data upload. Administrative work will include storage of all patient information/ study materials in a confidential, secure location at all times. CRC will assist with the preparation of progress and final report, and preparation of data for data analysis, presentations, and reports. Each coordinator will be assigned to 3 to 5 clinics with one clinic serving as their primary place of operations. CRC will assist in other assigned or required duties for the research project. Each Clinical Research Coordinator will receive continuing training and periodic supervision to ensure the fidelity of the outcome measures. Completion of human subject training and certification (online program) prior to contact with participants or data.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired through a four year college degree program in a clinical field such as health or biological science and a minimum of one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in clinical and/or research; OR the job requires completion of an associate's degree with clinical research coursework or an Allied Health degree and three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in clinical and/or research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job requires completion of required Institutional Review Board (IRB) training and certification within the first 30 days of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Nursing, Social Science, Public Health, Health Communication, or related field. This position requires demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); strong organizational, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills, Preferred skills include research experience and community engaged work or action research. One to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in departmental operations, employment, or in performing tasks related to the area of employment; maintaining spreadsheets and/or databases; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to professionally articulate verbal and written communications; customer service skills with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, administrators, and external constituents; demonstrated organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously; must be self-starter with good decision-making skills; one to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in research management/coordination, writing reports, supervision, software, data acquisition, and managing community engaged programs.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter and Resume

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Instructions

Occasional night or weekend to work at project activities is required. Valid Drivers License Required. Position 50% time.

Work Hours

Occasional night or weekend to work at project activities is required.

Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded through 4/30/2025



Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions. TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting

Bidding eligibility ends on 7/19/2022 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jul 13, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 9, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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