Employer: University of Illinois – Chicago
Hiring Department: Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
Job Title: Graduate Assistant
Additional Information: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/5884?c=uic
This position conducts research according to study protocols that investigate lifestyle and behavioral health interventions for adults with chronic diseases. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) or designee, the Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for independently performing delegated tasks and procedures involving human subject research. This work includes coordination of regulatory activities and aspects of collection and management of data for research protocols related to treatment, ancillary services, and prevention practices.
Duties & Responsibilities
Assist with the development, implementation, and refinement of research processes and procedures as well as data collection processes
Obtain consent of research participants in accordance with the IRB approved protocols and all applicable regulations including HIPAA
Identify, schedule and/or conduct participant study visits, tests and/or interviews/telephone follow up calls
Ensure accuracy and completion of all regulatory documentation, including local or central IRB and study data
Conduct preliminary quality assurance reviews of study data
Assist with financial /operational aspects of grant and contracts
Present study status reports related to assigned research projects
Contribute to data presentations and Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes
Track and maintain study related information in the data management system within the required timeframe
Contribute to the design, development, and documentation of study related data and collection tools, (e.g., questionnaires, treatment data and/or therapeutic checklists)
Responsible for monitoring the inventory of research related supplies
Document and collect data/ samples for research related procedures performed during participant study visits. Ensure clinicians and/or PI accurately document their study activities according to protocol
Monitor strict adherence to all study protocols, including all regulatory requirements adhering to appropriate federal, local and institutional guidelines. Identify and resolve issues with protocol compliance. Keep principal investigator and manager aware of any issues regarding compliance
Comply with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position
Adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and all human subject protection practices.
Perform other duties as required
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or health related field, or equivalent experience.
1-3 years of related experience
Excellent communication, organization, presentation, and computer/pc skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Master's degree in a scientific or health related field, or equivalent experience
Demonstrated familiarity with heart failure condition and self-care
Experience using EPIC and REDCap