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University of Rochester Human Subject Res Coord I - 228147 in Rochester, New York

Human Subject Res Coord I Job ID 228147

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Psychiatry M&D Research


8 AM-4:30 PM

Hours are flexible M-F, occasional evenings or weekends may be required


General Purpose:

The AD-CARE coordinator will assist with coordination of activities associated with human subject research within the Alzheimer’s disease population. The AD-CARE Program has many studies that are industry and federally funded. May supervise others.

Specific Responsibilities:

35% Conduct Pre-Screening and Study Visit activities

  • Determine which subjects meet the criteria of the study through Neurological assessment and other pre-screening activities

  • Work with study subjects to evaluate their cognitive ability through specific assessments and protocols

  • Schedule visits with subject and other university programs

    15% Review and Create Study Material

  • Review and understand sponsored protocols

  • Create case report forms (CRFs) and related study documents needed for study visits and ensure they meet the specific requirements of each study

  • Report Adverse Events as necessary through the appropriate channels

  • Organize study data for entry into study specific database

  • Ensure all data are collected and secured within approved parameters and procedures

    15% Education/Training

  • Certified to administer tests specific to the study

  • Attend trainings, educational seminars, conferences, etc. to continually learn about area of research

    15% Laboratory Responsibility

  • Process labs for all clinical studies

  • Oversee that supplies are properly ordered and available when needed

    10% Database Implementation and Maintenance

  • Create a database to maintain a log of patients interested in participating in Alzheimer’s research along with patients already enrolled in studies

  • Provide subject tracking for enrolled research subjects

  • Keep the database up to date and make changes as necessary

  • Monitor and ensure database integrity

  • Adhere to institutional and federal laws on holding subject information

    5% Study Administration

  • Communicate with sponsor’s monitor to provide data clarifications, to review study protocols and respond to questions that arise during the study

  • Inform study team of the process for source documents and case report form completion

  • Provide assistance to senior study coordinators as needed

  • Ensure annual lab inspections are completed and the lab complies with all appropriate policies

  • Keep current on Good Clinical Practice standards and guidelines

  • Make recommendations and implements changes as needed

    5% Recruitment Activities

  • Participate in developing recruitment strategies

    Candidate will subscribe to the Department’s goal of creating a culturally competent environment by treating trainees, research subjects, and co-workers in a sensitive and caring manner with appropriate attention to cultural differences. Participates in available cultural competence events and training.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience in human subject research coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software preferred

  • Experience working with geriatric population, preferably within a research setting, is required


  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • REDCap

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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