Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator - Occupational Medicine
National Jewish Health
Location: Denver, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 16434
Some call it a career. For us it’s a calling.
National Jewish Health is currently seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRC) to join our team of occupational lung disease researchers in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS). The candidate selected for this role will be detail-oriented, coachable, and highly motivated.
The role of a ACRC on our team is multifaceted, and all team members are cross trained to contribute to our two major clinical research programs. One program focuses on medical and mental health screening and benefits counseling for western miners. The other program focuses on emerging diagnostic tests and treatment for military veterans with respiratory disease. This coordinator will work primarily with our Miners Clinic program. Major job duties include helping plan and execute local and outreach clinics, recruiting participants for research, performing high quality lung function testing, and helping meet study administrative requirements such as periodic grant-related reports as well as results letters and follow up for study participants.
Our team invests in training our ACRCs so that they become highly skilled at multiple tasks. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as an integral member of a team. Analytical skills and familiarity with database and statistical software are a plus. Some grant-funded travel with our team, primarily on the Western Slope of Colorado, will be required.
The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will work with a preceptor to learn the regulations, guidelines and institutional policies that govern the proper conduct of research at National Jewish Health and learn to manage the operational aspects of clinical research.
Learns and applies Clinical Research Guidelines including Good Clinical Practice, HIPAA regulations, CRS Standard Operating Procedures, applicable NJH Policies and Procedures, and FDA, NIH, OHRP, ICH guidelines as applicable.
Masters all study materials, including but not limited to protocols, informed consent forms, and all other essential study documents for assigned studies.
Learns and performs study-related processes, procedures, and assessments as defined in study protocol and in compliance with regulating bodies and NJH competency requirements.
Complies with regulatory bodies to create and maintain study records, and if applicable, dispensation and accountability of investigational product.
Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
Patient Relations: Meeting patient and patient family needs; taking responsibility for a patient’s safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; using appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain their confidence.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
Less than 10%
Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
Education:Bachelor's degree required
Work Experience:Clinical research or clinical experience preferred
Special Training, Certification or Licensure: BLS required within one month of hire. CITI training required within one month of hire.
Some call it a career. For us, it's a calling.
As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in working for an organization where Breathing Science is Life, we invite you to join our team!
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset. With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families which include: Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Vision Insurance, Retirement Plan, FSA and HSA, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, Accident Insurance, Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off, Wellness Program, and Legal Plan
National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstandin...g cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community. National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification. We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment.