University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Research Coordinator I

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 3 weeks ago(9/28/2018 10:53 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31738
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Coordinator I is responsible for carrying out multiple complex research protocols.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborate with investigators in the design, development, and documentation of data forms, questionnaires, and other survey materials
    • Responsible for aspects of the development of research recommendations and the design of research projects
    • Participate in the grant, manuscript, and Institutional Review Board process
    • Develop overall research plan for conducting surveys in the community
    • Conduct in-person or telephonic field research
    • Monitor selection and randomization process of study participants
    • Coordinate data collection of study participants, complete case report forms, and develop and maintain spreadsheets
    • Collect and maintain questionnaires and other data forms from study participants
    • Perform literature searches and write detailed written summaries of the findings
    • Collaborate with other project leaders on data presentation, interpretation and writing of scientific reports 
    • Develop and maintain computerized data files for all data to be collected
    • May assist with budget /operational aspect of grant and contract proposals
    • Prepare summary reports and ongoing project evaluations for investigators
    • May help recruit, select, supervise and direct the activities of data collection employees and Research Technicians
    • Conduct quality control check on field data collection system
    • Collaborate with other research sites to insure consistency between research sites and accuracy of documentation
    • Perform other duties as required.

     

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in the sciences, health care, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of related experience
    • Experience in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills required
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee

     

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    May supervise and direct the activities of data collection employees and Research Technicians

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Usual office environment, laboratory, medical, surgical, and off campus study sites

    Additional Information

    Specific age group of patients served:

     

           Patients                 Age Category

    (X)          Infants & Children         0 - 11

    (X)          Adolescent                   12 - 17

    (X)          Adults                          18 - 64

    (X)          Geriatric                       65 - 84

    (X)          Frail Elderly                   85 or greater

     

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