RESEARCH SERVICES COORD I

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7074339 (Ref:hlj_28794)

Posted: January 22, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights:

Coordinate research study activities in Moffitt Cancer Center clinics primarily for the Moffitt Total Cancer Care biorepository study with minimal support of PI-initiated study activities.

Works with the Total Cancer Care Protocol (TCCP) Principal Investigator, clinical faculty/staff and the TCC team to approach, educate, conduct informed consent and enroll TCCP study eligible Moffitt patients.

Responsible for collecting or transporting biological samples include but are not limited to blood (transport only), buccal & dermal swabs, urine samples or providing stool collection kits.

Support a limited number of PI-initiated research projects, such as low accrual studies and/or biospecimen pilot projects, with minimal supervision as assigned.

Proactively educate team members, programs, and departments on the TCC protocol, study specific protocols, research coordination services, coordinator roles & responsibilities, specific study progress, and outcomes.

 

The Ideal Candidate

Preferred hands on research experience, knowledge of research process and/or research procedures including research regulations.

Experience in the use of basic office equipment. Experience working with computers and MS Office software environment and data base entry.  

Must have the ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple work assignments; develop and maintain effective work relationships. Need to have the ability to read, write, interpret and apply instructions to assigned activities.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality requirements as well as security of participant data. Clear oral and written communication skills are needed. 

Must be comfortable talking to patients, physicians, health care providers, and researchers.

Must have the ability to effectively and sensitively communicate with patients with cancer while maintaining patient confidentiality.

 

Responsibilities:

Educate, conduct informed consent, answer study questions, and enroll patients into a large longitudinal biospecimen banking research protocol with Moffitt TCCP eligible patients using the Electronic Consenting Program in an outpatient clinic in compliance with federal, state and institutional IRB guidelines.

Maintain regulatory and general knowledge of the TCCP and conduct all research activities in accordance with study protocol and procedures, and other appropriate institutional and federal regulations, procedures and policies, including procedures to safeguard confidentiality of study participant.

Perform and ensure accurate documentation of patient encounters, subject participation and protocol exemptions in the required source systems.

Develop and maintain clinic relationships and communicate with clinical staff, study staff, management and study PI's to successfully integrate the TCCP into a designated clinic setting.

Assist with recruitment of study participants by distribution of study brochures, posters, mass mailings and other recruitment methods as appropriate.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.

2 years of experience in clinical research, research or related field.

Must have a high level of confidentiality.

Must be comfortable in speaking with cancer patients

Knowledge of research coordination including conducting research study procedures for observational and biobanking trials.

Bilingual preferred



Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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