This is a benefits eligible one year appointment with the possibility of continuing contingent on funding and work performance.
This will be a University of Minnesota position that will be supporting research mainly occurring at Regions Hospital. This position is intended for an individual with an interest in clinical outcomes research, with an intention to develop a career in healthcare research administration, or a related field. This position will provide opportunity for development based on individual qualifications and there is an expectation for career growth.
The clinical research coordinator serves as the project manager for assigned projects and works directly with the Research Manager and faculty investigators to coordinate and implement studies. This position organizes and manages all aspects of assigned research activities to ensure compliance and overall research objectives. They play a main role in screening and enrolling patients for active studies and support data collection, and regulatory file management. This position works with our investigators to prepare and submit the initial IRB application and ongoing correspondence.
Research Project Management – 50% of time
Responsible for tracking patient follow up appointments and calling patients to schedule a clinic appointment. Collection of follow up patient data (strength, range of motion, patient questionnaires, physician evaluation) in clinic. After data is collected, data is entered into REDCap, a secure online data collection tool, or appropriate study registry.
Leadership and coordination of the external collaborations such as the North American Scapula Consortium (administrative, grant writing, and team management responsibilities, developing new initiatives in research and education).
Administrative – 30%
Department administrative tasks (management of research volunteers and team members related to assigned projects, finance, patient correspondence, IRB management, and assist faculty PI’s and research leadership as needed). Participate and organize regular research meetings and project team meetings.
Other Projects – 15%
Conduct other research studies which also includes writing and submission of manuscripts, and abstracts.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunities
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
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All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to total 6 years.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
Strong computer / MS skills (PPT/Excel/Word)
Desire/ability to gain substantial Medical/Anatomical Knowledge related to orthopaedic surgery
Written and Oral English Language Skills - Highly Proficient
An ability to learn and adhere to University and health system policies and procedures, particularly relating to human subjects research
Project management skills and experiences
An interest in clinical outcomes research and patient care quality improvement
MPH or equivalent with experience in data management and analysis tools
Prior experience in writing of scientific reports and publications
Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and administration
Experience in a health care environment and with electronic medical records
Internal Number: 339612
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