Clinical Research Coordinator II - Program in Physical Therapy
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: ST. LOUIS, Missouri
Internal Number: JR73718
The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has an opening for a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our musculoskeletal tissue mechanics group. This group is comprised of labs investigating skeletal muscle and tendon cellular, biochemical and biomechanical pathology in the context of human injury and disease. We have multiple IRB-approved studies that collect biopsy material from surgeries for further investigation in our lab. We are seeking someone with demonstrated project management and people skills to assist in project planning, subject recruitment, tissue collection, experimental prep, database management and data interpretation/dissemination. This position will have lots of variety in an open and welcoming environment.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Implements and manages all phases of IRB-approved studies including ensuring compliance with protocol guidelines and HRPO requirements, maintaining record keeping systems, reporting adverse events, filing relevant paperwork and serving as liaison with funding agencies.
Coordinates with surgical teams to recruit participants, obtains written consent and collects biopsy tissue from surgical procedures.
Assists with preparing biopsy tissue for experiments.Â This could range from labeling tubes and updating inventories to dissecting tissues for appropriate storage.
Evaluates and interprets collected clinical data in conjunction with PI as appropriate.
Assists with data processing and overseeing personnel hired to assist with data processing.
Complies with ethical standards and good laboratory practice including the maintenance of adequate research records.
Job Location/Working Conditions
Research lab environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical, and radioactive hazards; must be physically able to wear protective equipment. Normal working hours are expected. This position will be a combination of computer/desk work and laboratory/bench work.Â We aim for our lab to be a stimulating and inclusive environment where individuals work as a team to elevate each otherâ™s science. We seek to provide all lab members the resources they need to be successful.Â
Significant experience in project and/or people management.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems independently including experimental, inter-personal and technical.
Demonstrated ability to design and implement improvements in operations and organization for a project or group.
It is desirable that the candidate is a good teammate with a desire to bring creative ideas to a new work environment.
Highly organized with good time management skills. These skills are essential to be able to prioritize a multifaceted workload and handle a variety of responsibilities in a calm and flexible manner.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to interact professionally and courteously, in a team environment, with faculty, staff, students and external collaborators.
Ability to multi-task and follow through on tasks in a timely manner.
Bachelorâ™s degree plus a minimum of two years of clinical research experience; a combination of relevant work and education equaling six years may substitute for this requirement.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). BLS certification must be obtained within one month of hire date.Â
$50,600.00 - $75,800.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
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WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
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