Research Administrative Coordinator/Clinical, University of Kentucky

Lexington, KENTUCKY | over 2 years ago | The position may have been removed or expired!


Job Title
Research Administrative Coordinator/Clinical  
Working Title
Research Administrative Coordinator/Clinical  
Requisition No.
SF540991  
Job Category
Research/Scientific  
Department Name
Center on Aging  
Work Location: City
Lexington  
Grade Level
42  
Salary Range
$15.23 - 24.37/hour  
Position Type
Regular  
Position Time Status
Full-Time  
Hours Per Week: (Student Employment Only)
 
Number of Hours Worked Per Week:
40  
Out of How Many Hours:
40  
Number of Months Worked Per Year
12  
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes  
Required Education
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Master's Degree  
Required Experience Years/Months
 
Required License/Registration/Certification
 
Shift
Indicate all that apply-Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call, Special (please explain)
days  
Job Summary
The Center on Aging seeks a Research Administrative Coordinator/Clinical to be responsible for all aspects of project management on multiple NIH and industry sponsored grants and report to the Principal Investigators (PI). This will include interacting as a primary contact with referring physicians; recruitment and scheduling of subjects; maintaining human subjects/IRB materials; oversight of data collection and data entry. This individual will serve as the direct supervisor for clinical trials (staff of 2 clinical research assistants). Will prioritize and distribute work duties to maintain efficient operations; track work productivity and develop organizational plans to maximize research subject engagement and fulfill contract obligations; responsible for psychological testing and interviewing; obtain medical records; maintain bio-specimens; provide monthly contact with participants and family; interact with regional Alzheimer's Association and related organizations; assist with participant evaluations including cognitive and functional assessment measures. This individual will be the interdisciplinary coordination liaison. Will coordinate inter-departmental interactions with necessary staff and facilities including the IRB, radiology, MRI & PET, CR-DOC/CCTS staff, Investigational pharmacy, and UK Alzheimer's Center Clinical and Education Cores. Will be responsible for the organization and structuring of Investigator meetings and study monitor visits; responsible for all subject recruitment for an average 5-7 studies at any given time; ensure subject appropriateness and eligibility prior to screen evaluations; responsible for community and referring physician outreach involving regular presentations, development of and maintenance of study recruitment and educational materials; maintain database of subjects for future trial recruitment; plan events, coordinate newsletters, establish and facilitate appropriate referrals for community resources.  
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Training and/or experience in neuropsychological cognitive and functional assessment. In-depth understanding of all aspects of clinical trial operations, strong organizational and interpersonal skills.  
Preferred Education / Experience
Experience with clinical trials  
Deadline to Apply
06-11-2012  
Acceptable Document Types
Resume
Cover Letter  
Pre-Employment Information:
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.  
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