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University of Colorado Senior Professional Research Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Senior Professional Research Coordinator

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is an internationally renowned program that provides comprehensive resources for the diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the digestive tract, pancreas and liver. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has faculty and staff making contributions to research, clinical trials, and nationally recognized patient care. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is rapidly growing, with clinical practices throughout the state of Colorado and over 80 researchers, physicians and staff, all working toward its vision to prevent and treat disease while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training.

As an important member of the research team, the Clinical Research Coordinator works with industry-sponsored, co-operative group and/or investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with the trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. This position is accountable for meeting study-specific goals and timelines, while also performing and assisting with clinical tasks related to study-specific tests, procedures, and treatments as assigned based on appropriate licensure and/or completion of competency documentation and team needs. This position communicates appropriately and effectively with study subjects, investigators, and other team members and has outstanding customer service skills and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The University of Colorado Division of Gastroenterology seeks aSenior Professional Research Assistantfor clinical research projects in advanced endoscopy. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative research program focusing on obesity and advanced endoscopy procedures . Responsibilities will include research protocol enrollment and oversight, specimen collection, data management and dietitian services. The position requires an ability to work independently, attention to detail, and ability to maintain organized protocol documentation and data.

_Examples of Work Performed_

  • Collaborating with principal investigators, co-investigators to enroll clinical trial patients

  • Conducting study visits

  • Overall compliance with the policy and procedures for conducting good clinical trials

  • Screening, consenting and enrolling study participants

  • Collecting, processing and storing samples for research

  • Medication compliance tracking and coordinating protocol procedures

  • Collect and report all patient reported adverse drug reactions and other serious adverse events, which may occur after hours.

  • Patient education and follow-up per protocol guidelines

  • Routine meetings with monitors to reconcile data management issues

  • Participation in investigator’s meetings

  • Preparing and submitting compliance documentation for the institutional review board

  • Submission to the Human Research Subjects Portal for UCH-RSS review and approval

  • Maintenance of databases

  • Abstracting data from patient charts and electronic medical records

  • Obtain and evaluate nutrition histories of patients and subjects. This may require contacting patients or subjects for planning nutrition aspects of studies in advance of study or clinical procedures

  • Design diets for research studies consistent with the plan of the study of the particular project considering nutritional principles, needs, likes, and dislikes of the patient

  • Follow study related lifestyle intervention protocol

  • Counsels/educates patients and families to meet requirements for continued nutritional care

  • Will involve 15-25% clinical dietician duties similar to research dietitian duties including obtaining and evaluating nutrition histories, designing diets, giving diet and calorie prescriptions, follow lifestyle intervention protocols, counsel patients on therapeutic lifestyle change for individuals and groups

/This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority./



_Salary and Benefits:_

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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_Diversity and Equity:_

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

_Minimum Requirements_

  • A master degree in public health, public administration, social/behavioral sciences, physical sciences, nursing, healthcare, finance, accounting, business administration, business, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

  • Two (2) years’ experience with coordinating and managing administrative and clinical research activities.

_Preferred Qualifications: _

  • Experience using REDCap

  • Experience using EPIC

  • Experience with IRB policies and procedures

_Knowledge, Skills and Abilities_

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service and patient relations skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and work independently.

  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to interpret and comprehend complex research protocol information.

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

  • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.

  • Ability to represent the University and Division of GI in a professional and positive manner

  • Intrinsically motivated and assertive with ideas

  • Flexible and innovative thinker

  • Thrives on the challenges encountered in fluid, complex, high opportunity environments

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Senior Professional Research Coordinator

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17517