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Clinical Research Professional, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

 

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

 

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is recruiting a full time Clinical Research Professional.  This individual will provide technical support and assistance for a designated department, program, or central unit. Duties can span a broad range of activities or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.
 

Essential Functions

  • Plan and coordinate clinical research projects.
  • Reviews and develops a familiarity with the protocol.
  • Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI/study sponsor.
  • Prepares study materials like case report forms (CRFs), enrollment logs, and drug/device accountability logs.
  • Screen patients for inclusion in study based on pre-determined criteria.
  • Establishes and organizes study files, including but not limited to, regulatory binders, study specific source documentation and other materials.
  • Works with the PI to develop and implement recruitment strategies in accordance with IRB requirements and approvals.
  • Conducts or participates in the informed consent process and discussions with research participants, including answering any questions related to the study. Obtains appropriate signatures and dates on forms in appropriate places. Assures that amended consent forms are appropriately implemented and signed.
  • Coordinates appropriate and timely payments to participants (if applicable) in accordance with university policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the investigator, document and evaluate adverse events and response to treatment.
  • Maintains study timelines.
  • Maintains effective and ongoing communication with sponsor, research participants and PI during the study.
  • Collects data as required by the protocol. Assures timely completion of Case Report Forms.
  • Data Entry/Management - gather data; assist in development of reports
  • Perform routine physical/clinical procedures.

Essential Functions Continued

  • Coordinate nursing and patient care as applicable to research studies. Actively participate in patient care and/or patient follow-up.
  • Ensure compliance with contract principles, federal regulations, laws and University of Cincinnati (UC)/University of Cincinnati Physicians Company (UCPC) policy and operating procedures.
  • Maintain regulatory documentation. 
  • Liaison with medical staff, university departments, ancillary departments, satellite facilities, IRB, and industry contacts.
  • Ensure study staff complete all requisite training.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in submission of accurate and timely closeout documents to applicable federal agencies, university entities, and the sponsoring agency in accordance with federal regulations and university and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio. 
  • For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of related experience.
  • For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Clinical Research Professional, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Date:  Jan 3, 2023
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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