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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Schedules and enrolls pediatric and young adult participants with sickle cell disease and control participants into sickle cell disease MRI / cognitive research studies.� Performs a variety of research, database and clerical duties of both routine and technical nature in support of clinical research to ensure adherence to protocols and quality of information received; oversees and manages the operations of multiple clinical research studies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participant screening, recruiting, and enrollment of pediatric and young adult participants with sickle cell disease and control participants into sickle cell disease MRI / cognitive research studies.� Coordinates study-related testing with participants/families, clinical team and scheduling departments. Attends all aspects of research participant study visits (may include occasional evenings and weekends).
Maintains Redcap clinical studies database for two studies; logs forms received and files as appropriate; prepares reports from database to include weekly reports and other reports as requested.� Tracks participant compensation lab equipment, and ensures billing expenses are accurate.
Receives and disseminates study-related regulatory documents and correspondence; assists in screening documents for completeness and compliance with protocol and appropriate regulations; assists in investigating incomplete, inaccurate or missing documents to ensure accuracy and completeness of data.� Retains and updates study regulatory binders. Completes IRB protocol modifications and Continuing Review Forms.
Communicates and coordinates with other study personnel as required to include data entry and randomization of personnel, pharmacy, laboratories, study sponsors, and others as needed for study implementation and routine problem resolution.
Organize and attends meetings related to the clinical research; stays abreast of information and any changes to study protocol.� Works with the PIs to manage the day to day activities of the study including problem solving, communication and protocol management.
Works with the PIs to develop and implement recruitment strategies in accordance with HRPO (IRB) requirements and approvals.� Screens subjects for eligibility using protocol specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, documenting each potential participant’s eligibility or exclusion.� Conducts or participates in the informed consent process including interactions with the HRPO (IRB) and discussions with research participant, including answering any questions related to the study.� Obtains appropriate signatures and dates on form in appropriate places.� Assures that amended consent forms are appropriately implemented and signed.
Coordinates with PI and school department and central administration to help ensure that clinical research and related activities are performed in accordance with Federal regulations and University policies and procedures.� Collaborates with PI and institution to respond to any audit findings and implement approved recommendations.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred; a combination of relevant work and education equaling 4 years may substitute for this requirement.
Previous experience working with patients in the healthcare setting and / or clinical research experience.
Must have strong attention to detail, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to manage and oversee multiple ongoing clinical studies and work with three study investigators.
The hiring range for this position is $42,494 - $53,144 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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