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Clinical Research Coordinator
8352P2- Clinical Research Coordinator- Research Professional 2


Required Qualifications

*All required qualifications must be on resume.

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of work experience in research; or a combination of related education and work experience totaling 6 years
  • Demonstrated proficiency with basic office software such as Microsoft Office and Excel, and Google applications
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills
  • Experience with data, data management, and quantitative analysis.
  • Critical thinker and detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with University of Minnesota, and MHealth hospitals and clinics
  • Familiarity with REDCap
  • Experience with medical research, in particular otolaryngology, head and neck cancer, and/or orthopedic surgery
  • A keen interest in clinical outcomes research and patient care is important
  • A demonstrated education record including courses in epidemiology or health sciences research and statistical methods
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and electronic medical records
  • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment.
  • Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC, CCRP, or similar certification)

Time will be divided 50/50 to the Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery and Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Candidate will provide clinical research assistance to faculty in both departments. Implement, manage, coordinate, and document research protocols and study activities. Ensure that all components of a project are completed in an ethical, scientific, rigorous, and timely manner.

Protocol/study Management (45%)

  • Duties are determined by protocol-specific requirements and may include any research activity from protocol development through study closeout. The incumbent may assume responsibility for continuity of research subject care and follow the subject from beginning to completion of the study.
  • Facilitate the successful implementation of the IRB approved protocol; read and interpret clinical protocols, assess study related needs, and provide input to facilitate implementation under the supervision of the department’s research manager.
  • Demonstrate effective and efficient communication with study sponsors, monitors, department and University staff.
  • Complete and maintain essential, source, and regulatory documents.
  • Organize and submit data into databases, spreadsheets and reporting mechanisms, and ensure accuracy of data entry.
  • Handle basic financial and administrative transactions (ex: supply purchasing).

Manage subject participation in research protocol (45%)

  • Identify and recruit potential research subjects.
  • Determine subject eligibility, and maintain compliance with protocol eligibility requirements.
  • Protect the rights of research subjects via execution of informed consent and compliance with HIPPA requirements.
  • Perform study specific procedures for the collection of research data.
  • Collect and ship specimens for research, laboratory, or clinical testing as required.
  • Maintain study databases to track the status of participants.
  • Follow up study participants via data collection from medical records, in person interviews, and by telephone.
  • Review data collection forms for completeness and accuracy, and abstract data from medical records using standard forms.
  • Comply with all adverse-event reporting regulations.

Education and Administration (10%)

  • Facilitate new project development.
  • Educate University faculty and staff of our regulatory and research obligations in relation to our research activities.
  • Communicate with clinical teams to foster quality research  within the context of exceptional clinical care.
  • Support quality improvement initiatives.
  • Attend research and professional development trainings as appropriate.

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
  • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
  • Disability and employer paid life insurance
  • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
  • Opportunities for growth and promotion
  • Employee Assistance Program

For more information regarding benefits, please see here. 


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