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University of Rochester Health Project Coord - 215900 in Rochester, New York

Health Project Coord

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Emergency Research Admin


Position Summary:

The Health Research Project Coordinator will work closely with the Research Manager and respective Principal lnvestigator(s) developing, coordinating, and meeting reporting requirements for research studies funded by various foundation, industry, state and Federal sponsors. This individual must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as the individual will interface with others at different levels of training to achieve the required work. This individual must be comfortable working with various research subject populations, including critically injured hospital or emergency department patients in various settings. This position requires a flexible schedule due to the off-hour and variable demands of study activities.


  • Execute research protocols including such studies requiring 'exception from informed consent,' while directing other staff to complete necessary steps in the positron research project. Coordinate subject study activities involving the University of Rochester Medical Center and sites affiliated with University of Rochester. These efforts will require travel within Monroe and surrounding counties.

  • Coordinate and monitor financial data for budget and variance reporting and for compliance with all institutional requirements for adequate system controls.

  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate research data. Report program data and progress to study team. Work with Principle Investigator and senior study staff to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive databases and files related to programs to include data cleaning and report generation to study sponsors.

  • Ensure the integrity and security of all study data at all times. Initiate, monitor and ensure that all protocol activities are standardized across study sites. Implement immediate and appropriate corrective action when inconsistency of activities is identified.

  • Follow Research Subject Review Board regulations and complete application paperwork, meet reporting requirements, and ensure compliance with institution and other regulatory agency requirements.

  • Keep current with all federal, state, sponsor and institutional policies and laws, standard operating procedures, guidelines and implements and monitors resulting study changes. Demonstrate accountability for continuous learning in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines. Keep current with industry standards, best practices, and trends in therapeutic areas relevant to research studies and designs, implements and monitors resulting study changes.

  • Oversee subject identification and enrollment activities at the University of Rochester and other related sites.

  • Perform administrative activities, including coordinating staff and research subjects, managing data, preparing sponsor progress reports, and anticipating grant related deadlines.

  • Use basic research design concepts to identify problems/obstacles in the system/procedures related to implementation of the research protocol; recommend solutions/revisions to the study team.


  • Must be a flexible team player with excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Strong interest in working in a clinical environment.

  • Ability to draw blood from study subjects, or willingness to learn.

  • Understand basic medical terminology and concepts.

  • Strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, perform electronic literature searches, and use database software.

  • Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, and 3 years 9f experience in human subject research coordination; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience conducting mental health research strongly preferred, for example for a thesis project and/or as a research assistant for mental health research project(s). At least one year experience in clinical research and certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator

  • (CRC) is highly preferred, but not required. Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software. Professional Research Coordinator Certification (i.e., SoCRA or ACRP) preferred. Experience as Human Subject Research Coordinator I preferred.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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