Clinical Research Training Coordinator
Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia 30912

Job Description

Clinical Research Training Coordinator

Augusta University

Job ID: 247091
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) serves as the initial point of contact and centralized coordinating office for all clinical research conducted within the Augusta University Health System. Our mission is to facilitate clinical research by providing quality services, solutions, innovative leadership, the promotion of collaboration, and continuous quality improvement. Our operation is based upon a comprehensive "One Stop Shop" concept for investigators and sponsors. The Clinical Trials Office provides oversight and management of clinical studies.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refreshed
This incumbant will work with the principal investigators and research staff to develop a robust training module that includes study startup activities, research compliance, and external monitoring processes to ensure compliance with human subject research, improve efficiency, fiscal soundness and to grow CTO clinical research.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

External Audit Preparation: Work with principal investigators and research staff to prepare for external audits and inspections by sponsors, grantors, accrediting bodies, and regulatory authorities: Provide education on expectations and how best to prepare and organize materials to include interacting with the auditors or inspectors; Interview personnel and review records in advance to identify possible areas of concern, so that the issues can be proactively addressed; Attend all exit interviews with research monitors, report findings and assist with the development of corrective action plans and/or written response as warranted. This information will be presented to the principal investigator, the director and research staff

Internal Review Preparation/Process: Develop a plan to perform routine compliance reviews of clinical research studies for the CTO office. These reviews will be conducted at the following timepoints and/or as assigned by the Director or their designee: After enrollment of the first patient in a newly opened research study; After enrollment of the first patient for a newly hired employee; After enrollment of the first patient for a new Principal Investigator. Provide the Principal Investigator, the Director and research staff with quality improvement recommendations and/or education/training to ensure that research is conducted in compliance with institutional, federal and state regulations and keep records of this training/education after discussion with the Director/designee.

Training: Assists with the development and implementation of training materials for both internal staff and external site training. This includes developing and managing the educational lifecycle of all CTO research training materials: Ensure compliance with research protocols and institutional requirements by creating a competency checklist and train all newly hired research staff and re-training of excisting research staff. This training will be conducted in-person and by observation; Communicate and provide feedback to the clinical research manager during the staff probationary period and for ongoing performance evaluations; Creates in-person and online training videos for the CTO office; Conducts and coordinates webinars for study-specific training, new initiatives, changes in study data collection requirements, etc; Responsible for presenting at Human Research Academy, and performing ongoing education with the CTO staff.

Other: Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with at least two years of related experience OR Associate degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years' experience in an applicable field, and experience as a trainer, educator, researcher or research coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Pay Grade: 14

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

2 Year(s)

Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BS

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Date Posted : 03/03/2023