University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 231819

Position Summary:
This position involves coordinating multiple clinical research protocols in the UW Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (CVM) in collaboration with research nurse coordinators. The primary duties of this job involve coordination of clinical research trial activity for participants. The types of studies include, but are not limited to, NIH or Industry sponsored clinical research involving drugs, devices, biologic agents and imaging. This position will report to the CVM Clinical Research Supervisor and work closely the principal investigators and clinic staff.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
Research Protocol Specific Responsibilities: 80%
-Assure that all federal, state, local, and university laws and regulations are adhered to, as they relate to the protection of human subjects and to research compliance.
-Recruits, screens, and enrolls trial participants, collects complex information, performs basic medical assessments, and answers varied questions under general supervision of a medically licensed professional.
-Schedules and coordinates study visits including procedures and diagnostic tests as required by protocol.
-Collects, prepares, processes, analyzes, and submits participant data and lab samples to appropriate entities, adhering to research protocols
-Tracks study supply and equipment inventory levels and places replenishment orders
-Serves as a main point of contact for clinical research participants providing information regarding research procedures, expectations, and informational inquiries. Ensures participants follow the research protocol and alerts Principal Investigator of issues.

Research Administrative Responsibilities: 20%
-Prepares submissions for clinical research protocols for IRB review and other committees as needed. This includes but is not limited to the Health Sciences IRB, the CRU, Commercial IRB's, UWHC Research Safety, and UW-Madison IBC.
-Prepares subject information/consent/authorization documents
-Communicates with internal research partners, such as IRB, Pharmaceutical Research Center (PRC), inpatient unit and clinic staff and external research sponsors, CRO's and other vendors.
-Assist with development of a comprehensive budget for each study protocol.
-Maintain credentialing and certification in human subjects research requirements for UW- Madison and UWHC.

The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned in support of research and division goals.

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