University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS
Professional Research Assistant
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Position # 00763943 Posting # 19727
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 Barbara Davis Center (BDC) for Diabetes is a multi-disciplinary diabetes center affiliated with the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. The patient population spans the ages 1 to 70 years with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The BDC also serves as a clinical center for TrialNet, an international, multi-center research organization with the goal of understanding the pathophysiology of type 1 diabetes as well as finding ways to prevent type 1 diabetes. Additionally we have many treatment and prevention industry sponsored clinical trials.
This position is full-time (40 hours per week) as a Professional Research Assistant at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, coordinating all aspects for the screening phase of an NIH funded multi-site clinical trial (TrialNet) as well as managing an ongoing longitudinal study of twins affected by type 1 diabetes (Twin Family Study). This position will also involve assisting other coordinators with other clinical trials related to type 1 diabetes.
This position reports the Research Manager (Hali Broncucia), and Principal Investigators (Andrea Steck, MD and Peter Gottlieb, MD).
Supervision of student workers as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is a position requiring an enthusiasm for medical research and knowledge or interest in diabetes. The candidate will be self-directed, detail-oriented, and adaptable in a high-intensity research environment involving multiple NIH and industry sponsored research studies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity. Duties and responsibilities include:
Identify, recruit and enroll participants into the screening phase of the TrialNet Pathway to Prevention Study
Enroll and follow participants in the TrialNet Pathway to Prevention Monitoring Study
Maintain contact with participants through email, text and phone contact.
Maintain research compliance and participant safety during participation
Conduct study visits including participant interviews, phlebotomy and data collection for both adult and pediatric participants
Organize, maintain and prepare research materials for participant visits
Occasional sample processing and shipping
Data entry, organization and management of research files
Facilitate study related travel and visits
Participate in study meetings and trainings as required
Recruitment and scheduling for clinical trials
Attend events to recruit and screen participants
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
This position requires good interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work under pressure, the ability to multitask, and the willingness to learn and comply with relevant laws, rules regulations and policies regarding clinical research.
Outgoing attitude, comfortability approaching families, ability to quickly establish a good rapport with both children and adults.
Excellent organizational and time management skills
This position works typically Monday-Friday eight-hours/day. Occasional weekends to accommodate patients schedule and experiments may be needed. The position will be located at the Barbara Davis on the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz medical campus in Aurora, CO.
Salary Range for this position
Annual Salary Range: $36,000 to $45,000 based on skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services .
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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.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the life sciences or a research discipline
Prior work experience in human research and/or clinical setting preferred
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Phlebotomy experience highly desirable
Knowledge and understanding of HIPAA and Regulatory requirements for health care research
Experience working with physicians and nurses is desirable
Primary Location: Aurora
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Dec 11, 2020
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Talisha Bell
Posting Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posting Number 00763943
Req ID: 19727
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