University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Research
Posted on May 18, 2020
|Job Location:||Health Sciences Center|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.|
|Notes:||As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.|
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The purpose of this position is three-fold: to provide administrative direction and coordination for clinical trials on the UW campus; to coordinate the implementation, operation and closing procedures for one or more research studies; and, to maintain regulatory and protocol compliance for studies on the UWMC campus. This position works in the Vascular division within the Department of Surgery and reports directly to the study PI(s) for research study duties. Administratively, they will report to the Research Manager.
The individual in this position will be the first person a patient interacts with when contemplating becoming part of a research study. Professional, patient-centered interactions with potential participants is very important to the success of a study. A key responsibility for this position is to be an advocate for the patient and work diligently to assure the safety of the patients through responsible conduct of the research. The ideal candidate will have the skills and abilities required to instill confidence in the PIs, sponsors, and administrative partners they work with.
Details of major job duties include:
Human Subjects Research Activities – 50%
Administrative Coordination - 25%
Regulatory and Compliance Management – 25%
Research Coordinators at this level have increasingly complex roles and responsibilities. The nature of the work requires that this individual have a high level of independence, be self-motivated and able to take initiative. This individual must be inherently ethical, willing and capable of abiding by the multitude of compliance regulations associated with conducting research with human subjects.
Clinical research is a vital component of the Research arm of the University’s mission. This is where bench research meets patient need and results in important new processes, devices or medicine that improve the health of the population.
The UW Medicine Regional Vascular Center provides comprehensive services for patients with circulatory problems and their referring healthcare providers throughout a five-state region: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI). Our vascular experts in arterial, venous, and lymphatic disease work with radiology and cardiology specialists to determine the appropriate diagnostic imaging and medical or surgical treatment options. As a regional resource, we provide care that is not available in smaller communities. The center treats more patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) annually than any other healthcare facility in the WWAMI region and we have also been internationally recognized for creating an emergency protocol that dramatically reduced the average mortality rate for rAAA patients.
Human Subjects Research Activities 50%
Administrative Coordination 25%
Regulatory and Compliance Management 25%
Education: Bachelor's degree in health care management, biology, chemistry, microbiology, or related;
Type and Years of Experience: At least 2 years of experience with clinical studies and/or industry sponsored research in a medical setting or equivalent combination of work and experience
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
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