The Lead Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position serves as a leader within the unit, providing day-to-day training and mentorship of new clinical research staff and assisting the management of the on-call schedule and activities. The Lead CRC position will also include all tasks of a Clinical Research Coordinator II: Recruits, screens, selects, determines eligibility, and enrolls study participants and ensures subjects follow the research protocol. Develops study-related documents. Applies expertise, knowledge, and skills to a broad range of different types of clinical studies, navigates resources, and identifies issues needing escalation. Contributes to development of new team and unit processes, procedures, staff, and tools.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Coordinates clinical research studies, performing a variety of tasks and activities. Recruits, screens, selects, determines eligibility, and enrolls study participants and ensures subjects follow the research protocol. Develops study-related documents. Applies expertise, knowledge, and skills to a broad range of different types of clinical studies, navigates resources, and identifies issues needing escalation. Contributes to development of new team and unit processes, procedures, staff, and tools.
15% Schedules logistics, determines workflows, and secures resources for clinical research trials
15% Recruits, screens, selects, determines eligibility and enrolls trial participants, collects more complex information, performs medical assessments, and answers varied questions under supervision of a medically licensed professional. Performs medical assessments after completion of required training/certification, such as collecting vital signs, obtaining weight, and performing phlebotomy
15% Manages research workflow components, collects, prepares, processes, and submits participant data and samples to appropriate entities, adhering to research protocols
5% Identifies work unit resources needs and manages supply and equipment inventory levels
15% 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
5% Performs quality checks
10% Identifies resource needs and develops clinical research documents, such as job aids, tools, processes, procedures, and training. Contributes to the development of protocols
15% Assists with training and mentoring new staff
5% Assists in on-call scheduling and review of on-call effort
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Preferred Bachelor's Degree Biological sciences or health-related field preferred.
Required Qualifications: - A minimum of 2 years experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator required.
Preferred Qualifications: - Professional certification (ACRP/SOCRA) - Experience working in a lab processing human samples - Experience as a team leader or peer mentor
A well qualified candidate will possess: - A strong attention to detail - Teamwork, leadership and adaptability skills - Excellent communication skills
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $56,300 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The starting salary for the position is $56,300 but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)
This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and every four years.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.
Effective January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be updated to require that positions earning less than $35,568 annually be considered non-exempt under FLSA provisions for overtime (see https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019/). Based on these rules, if the person selected for this recruitment will earn less than the new salary threshold at January 1, 2020 ($35,568 annually), he/she will be an academic staff non-exempt employee, will be paid hourly, and will receive overtime compensation for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
Studies may require a Coordinator remain on-site for an extended number of hours (e.g. 14) while a subject participates in an intervention period. Must have flexible work schedule, able to work extended days (e.g. 14 hours), evenings and weekends as needed. Coordinators may be required to travel to other UW Health clinics so they should have reliable transportation or be willing to use public transportation. This position requires on-call status for subject recruitment, enrollment, and subject monitoring. Coordinators are required to complete the following training: HIPAA, human subjects protection training, biosafety shipping and laboratory safety.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.