Associate High Risk Pregnancy Clinical Research Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA


Posted: 08-May-24

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open

Internal Number: 279606

Vacancy ID: P019044

Position Summary/Description:

This position will serve as an Associate Clinical Research Coordinator within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, specifically supporting the ongoing cohort and clinical support studies of the Manuck Research Team and the UNC Prematurity Prevention Program. The Associate Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for the execution of clinical research protocols, including leading efforts in gathering, compiling, and reporting data for a variety of research studies.
The Manuck Research Team's current studies focus on enrolling pregnant individuals who are at a high risk of experiencing medically-indicated or spontaneous preterm birth. The candidate will integrate with other members of the research team to assist with the gathering of social and environmental justice clinical data and biologic samples and obtaining environmental exposures data. The candidate will also interface with the other members of the Manuck research team and assist with patient recruitment and patient support measures within the confines of the currently ongoing UNC PROTECT and CARE / PTBCARE+ clinical initiative / studies, with the ultimate goals of improving patient care and reducing adverse perinatal outcomes including obstetric disparities.
The candidate's responsibilities will encompass identifying 'high-risk' patients for preterm birth, enrolling them into the 'PTB Care Plus', 'CARE', 'PROTECT-MC', or other similar ongoing programs, assisting with the completion of study activities including the collection of biologic samples, administration of electronic surveys, following patients and providing emotional, psychosocial, and resource-oriented support throughout their pregnancy and up to three months postpartum. A significant aspect of this role involves building a supportive relationship with patients and becoming an integral part of the clinical team.
The Associate High Risk Pregnancy Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for patient recruitment and protocol execution (together with other members of the research team), and will assist with project management within the context of the team's current projects.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

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