University of Colorado Clinical Research Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/DOM: Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Research Coordinator (Sr. PRA)

Position #686712 – Requisition 14017

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Nature of Work:

The Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine is seeking an organized individual for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator (Senior Professional Research Assistant) position to assist the Asthma Research Team with both industry and grand-funded clinical protocols. This position is based at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and will be responsible for screening, enrollment, study visits, data management, regulatory compliance, and other duties associated with performing clinical research activities. Must have excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Recruits and obtains proper consents of subjects based on strict inclusion/exclusion criteria

  • Interviews prospective subjects for a variety of research clinical trials. Educates potential subjects on the details of the studies through phone contacts and personal interviews

  • Complete study visits, including assisting with bronchoscopy procedures

  • Perform diagnostic respiratory testing (spirometry, methacholine challenge)

  • Biospecimen collection and preparation (urine, blood, sputum, lavage) for basic research testing

  • Administer study medications including injections, as needed

  • Coordinate study set-up, visits and procedures with multiple departments and research teams

  • Assist with study monitoring visits, internal and external audits

  • Assist with creation, preparation and submission of clinical research documents (consent forms, case Assist with entry, maintenance, and reconciliation of study databases report forms, IRB applications, etc.)

  • Adherence to and technical knowledge of regulatory compliance issues related to human subjects research, including reporting of adverse events in a timely manner

  • Manages budgets, tracks finances and payments for studies

  • Ensure accurate progress of the clinical research from planning through study completion and post-study closure

  • Participate in staff in-service trainings on study protocols, team and divisional staff meetings

  • Work closely with the Principal Investigators and other Research Coordinators on study management

  • Attend trainings as necessary for required credentials

  • Other duties as assigned

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a current valid Colorado Nursing License or a Respiratory Therapist License

  • 1-2 years' experience as an RN/RT or have previous clinical research experience

  • Must be able to meet credentialing requirements at area hospitals

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy or other closely related field.

  • 3-5 years' experience as RN/RT

  • Experience with phlebotomy

  • Experience with developing and conducting clinical trials, including site monitoring strategies and risk mitigation

  • Knowledge of IRB submissions and regulatory compliance

  • Experience with electronic data capture systems (REDCAP, OnCore)

  • Clinical Research experience

Required Competencies/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under strict time constraints

  • Experience with patient-oriented research

  • Knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines and human subjects research

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14017