The Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR) at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science invites applications for a part-time Clinical Research Coordinator. The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. The CRCwill assist with recruitment and scheduling of participants in a research study.CRC will also be responsible for quality assurance of data input into study’s secure internet based server.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The CRC will assist with participant recruitment, scheduling of participants visits over eight sessions from multiple sites and coordinating this schedule with available laboratory time and clinical time. The CRC will be responsible for ensuring that data is entered, properly blinded and shared through the secure web server as described in the research plan and will also be responsible for the distribution and collection of all step activity monitors and GPS tracker. The CRC will call participants weekly while engaged in the intervention and will also call throughout a follow-up period to maintain contact and administer surveys. Will be responsible for documenting and reporting adverse events that are discovered during their conversations with patients. In doing so they will need to collect all pertinent information describing the event and subsequently determine whether the adverse event qualifies as a serious adverse event. Will require independent judgement in how to retain participant engagement and ultimately whether participants should be dropped from the trial. During unscripted phone calls must use critical judgement to refrain from comments that may influence participant responses and study outcomes.
Required Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree. Experience working in a clinical setting. Direct experience interacting with participants within the context of human subject research.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of HIPAA and Good Clinical Practice guidelines. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience working directly with patients in a healthcare setting (with preference given to Department of Veterans Affairs clinical sites) Experience working with prosthetics.
Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions
-Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
-Work is performed in a typical office environment and will be conducted in a climate-controlled office with extensive use of computers, telephones and other office equipment.
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local h...ospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates in the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities