Human Subject Res Coord I

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for the implementation and coordination of a prospective and retrospective research study in the Endocrinology Division, including protocol development/revision, patient database management, data input, and synthesis of relevant literature. Work will also include conducting phone visits and follow ups associated with human subject research; the work may be extended to assistance with the design of a prospective clinical trial.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prospective study, A (part 1): Diabetes Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors in Patients with Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective or Bipolar Disorder on 2nd Generation Antipsychotic Medications.

  • Review and revise study protocols and related procedures as well as correct documentation in compliance with the RSRB

  • Review clinic schedule to identify potential subjects for recruitment. This requires good understanding of the research study requirements and use of independent decision-making and assessment skills. Perform medical chart review to identify specific criteria for inclusion, conducts case screening and identification of eligible subjects

  • Determine what patients may be eligible to participate in, explain the details of the study to the subject by phone and have them consider consenting

Communicate with research subjects regarding scheduled study visits, follow up and results

Prospective study, A (part 2): Diabetes Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors in Patients with Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective or Bipolar Disorder on 2nd Generation Antipsychotic Medications.

  • Maintain REDCap database, and review patient charts in eRecord for data collection in REDCap database

  • Assist in statistical analysis of collected data

Assist in the writing of a research paper

Retrospective study, B: Impact of 2nd Generation Antipsychotic Medication Use on Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health.

  • Maintain REDCap database, and review patient charts together with other study team members in eRecord for data collection in REDCap database

  • Assist in statistical analysis of collected data

Assist in the writing of a research paper

Prospective clinical trial planning, C: Is Therapy with SGLT2-inhibitor or GLP-1 Analogue Accepted and Efficacious in Obese Patients with Diabetes and Depression on Antipsychotic Medications (APM)?

  • Assist with implementing integrated diabetes care clinic

  • Assist with developing prospective research proposal and IRB protocols

Assist in writing a review paper

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in clinical research or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer a degree in life sciences, health administration or a related discipline as well as prior clinical research experience required.

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Proficiency in computer software applications including Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Word, Databases such as RedCap, statistical analysis programs such as R, SPSS, etc. Ability to learn and master existing department applications and future software applications and programs. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; highly persistent and energetic professional style; self-motivation and drive to reach goals/objectives. Strong attention to detail, ability to digest and understand the study, and the strong ability to use good judgment in assessing each individual’s comprehension preferred.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 18.89 - $ 26.44 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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