Clinical Translational Research Coordinator II , Urology Adult
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2115348
The Department of Urology is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator II with strong interpersonal skills to work on NIH-funded grants evaluating psychosocial impacts on overactive bladder (OAB) as part of a multidisciplinary, collaborative research team integrating aspects of urology, psychology, and chronic pain research. Duties are primarily focused on conducting grant funded research protocols. Specific research activities include quantitative sensory testing and evoked pain measurement, bladder sensation assessment, psychological stress induction and response measurement, and ecological momentary assessment with electronic diaries, with specific study focus on women and men with and without OAB and urinary incontinence.
Day Shift/ Non-Exempt Position
Key Responsibilities :
Coordinating the approval processes and conduct of research protocols, assuring that the integrity and quality of the research is maintained and that the research is conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, federal and sponsor regulations and guidelines, Vanderbilt Policy and Procedure and research protocols
Manages screening, implements recruitment procedures, consent, enrollment, randomization and study conduct from planning through study closeout.
Maintains accurate and timely documentation and communication with Investigators, participants, IRB, sponsors and other research related entities.
Performs or implements processes to assure study-related procedures are performed as required and objectives and timelines are met.
Ensures equipment is properly working for the study; set up equipment
Documents the study results; gives oral presentation of study results on occasion
Suggests procedural modifications to enhance study procedures
Monitors internal and external regulatory safety compliance for studies
Prepares IRB reports and obtains IRB approval on studies; Prepares IRB reports for NIH RPPR
Prepares Adverse Event reports for studies
Conducts the protocols & oversees the protocol compliance by other study personnel
Packs & ships study specimens
Identifies and Procures needed supplies for the studies
Provides study oversight and coordination of each study to maintain patient safety and protocol integrity
Advocates for the study participants (coordinates schedule and maintain clear communication)
Maintain updates of all relevant human subject protection regulations & guidelines
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years of experience.
Additional Qualification Information:
Attention to detail and ability to strictly follow experimental protocols
Strong interpersonal skills to engage adults of all ages in research
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