Sr Clinical Research Professional, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public 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, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 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 Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension is recognized regionally and nationally for leading and/or contributing to cutting-edge research, and advancing the knowledge about kidney diseases to patients, peers, and trainees. The division offers an exciting array of training opportunities in Nephrology, including enhanced training in transplantation, dialysis, quality improvement, and patient safety.

 

The Division of Nephrology is currently accepting applications for a full-time, Senior Clinical Research Professional to be part of the transplant clinical research team. The Sr CRP will be expected to work on-site at the Clifton location during regular business hours. Additionally, the position will require on-call after hour coverage for study enrollment on a rotating schedule. 

Essential Functions

  • Provide direction, instruction, and guidance to coordinate research activities including patient screening and recruitment, enrollment, and education; ensure protocol procedures have been completed adhering to Good Clinical Practice Guidelines as defined by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and serve as subject matter expert.
  • Coordinate nursing/social work and patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities. 
  • Collaborate with care coordinators, social workers, psychologists, physicians and other appropriate treatment team members in diagnostic formulation, treatment direction, and recommendations. Act as a liaison with medical staff, university departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities.
  • Initiate and/or assist with developing and revising policies and procedures for nursing practice when related to research protocols.  Educate clinical nursing staff to protocols and their requirements.
  • Serve as a peer-mentor within the department, supporting management and in various responsibilities as appropriate including the development of less experienced team members.
  • Contribute to the development of new processes, procedures, tools, and training to enhance clinical research activities, compliance, and efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with contract principles, federal regulations, laws, and University of Cincinnati/University of Cincinnati Physicians Company (UCPC) policy and operating procedures.
  • Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk. Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments.
  • Prepare, submit, and assist Director with multiple levels of research documentation (i.e. IRB submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms). 

Essential Functions Continued

  • Make and assist in modifying study documents.
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Create data entry instructions and train data entry specialists. Assist with creation of case report forms.
  • Database creation, testing, and basic maintenance.
  • Act as liaison between study personnel and data entry specialists. Perform quality checks on data entered by others.
  • May serve as a resource person or act as a consultant within area of clinical and/or regulatory expertise.
  • 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.
  • For nursing focused role, BSN is required. 
  • Seven (7) 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

  • Three (3) years of related experience.
  • For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously

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.

 

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).

 

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.

 

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu

 

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.

 

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

 

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Sr Clinical Research Professional, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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