Research Coordinator

Washington D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
Full Time
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Research Coordinator, Survey, Recruitment, and Biospecimen Collection Shared Resource (SRBSR) - Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)

This position will serve as a primary research coordinator for activities related to the Survey, Recruitment, and Biospecimen Collection Shared Resource (SRBSR) Resource at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). The primary responsibility of this position is to recruit patients to the SRBSR Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved protocol, the Georgetown MedStar Research Registry (GMR2) and any other IRB approved protocols administered by the SRBSR. All work is conducted under direct supervision of the SRBSR Director of Operations with oversight provided by the SRBSR co-directors. All work will be conducted according to the study protocols, standard operating procedures, HIPAA and human subjects protection guidelines.

The Research Coordinator will be responsible for screening clinic schedules, obtaining informed consent on all eligible and interested participants, administering study related questionnaires, biospecimen acquisition and delivery, data entry, maintenance of records. In addition, this position is responsible for patient follow-up and triage patients into relevant related studies. The incumbent will fully document all procedures and will conduct routine quality assurance checks. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for data requests and reports to the SRBSR managers as needed. These functions are performed in accordance with Georgetown University Medical Center's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Duties include but are not limited to:

Patient Interaction
  • Recruitment and consent activities.
  • Administration of study related questionnaires.
  • Biospecimen acquisition and delivery.
  • Patient triage and follow-up.

Study Related Activities
  • Screening schedules for eligible candidates and triaging patients into related studies.
  • Data entry and record maintenance.
  • Fulfilling data requests and reports as requested by SRBSR DOO or Directors.
  • Coordinate with all internal and external entities involved in study related activities.

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 2 years of experience in clinical research
  • Experience with interactive databases, Microsoft, and EHR systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical abilities, and interpersonal skills

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