Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University
Research Coordinator - Non-therapeutic Studies Resource (NTSR)
The Research Coordinator will serve as a primary research coordinator for activities related to the Non-therapeutic Studies Resource (NTSR) at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). The primary responsibility of this position is to recruit patients to the NTSR Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved protocol, the Georgetown MedStar Research Registry (GMR2) and any other IRB approved protocols administered by the NTSR. All work is conducted under direct supervision of the NTSR Director of Operations with oversight provided by the NTSR co-directors. All work will be conducted according to the study protocols, standard operating procedures, HIPAA and human subjects protection guidelines.
The Research Coordinator will be responsible for screening clinic schedules, obtaining informed consent on all eligible and interested participants, administering study related questionnaires, biospecimen acquisition and delivery, data entry, maintenance of records. In addition, this position is responsible for patient follow-up and triage patients into relevant related studies. The incumbent will fully document all procedures and will conduct routine quality assurance checks. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for data requests and reports to the NTSR managers as needed. These functions are performed in accordance with Georgetown University Medical Center's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Study Related Activities
- Screening schedules for eligible candidates and triaging patients into related studies.
- Fulfilling data requests and reports as requested by NTSR DOO or Directors.
- Coordinate with all internal and external entities involved in study related activities.
- Administrative duties (e.g. reviewing and updating SOPs, generating data queries, preparing training and presentation materials, etc.)
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree
- At least 2 years of experience in clinical research
- Experience with interactive databases, Microsoft, and EHR systems
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical abilities, and interpersonal skills
- Phlebotomy experience preferred
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