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Job Description

Requisition #:  16525     
Name of Location:   Medical Office Building
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday; Saturday; Sunday 

JOB SUMMARY

Develops, implements, and supports the research process by assisting investigators in study design, completion of the approval process, and management of data specific to the subspecialty of involvement. Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promotes a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree 

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment if role requires patient contact
  • ARUP Handling, Packaging and Shipping Infectious Substances or similar within 30 days of employment if role requires specimen acquisition
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • Experience in research with knowledge about the conduct of clinical trials, research principles, and methodologies/study design

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health or Biological Sciences

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Working knowledge of state and federal regulatory guidelines related to research
  • Good computer skills including working knowledge of a PC and Microsoft Office (Word, Access, and Excel)
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment 
  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals 
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Good working relationships with colleagues, subordinates, and superiors

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Develops, conducts, and facilitates research protocols.
  2. Supports investigators in writing study protocols.
  3. Performs participant screening, enrollment, study activities, and communication.
  4. Coordinates study visits and procedures, including specimen acquisition, transport, documentation, and shipment.
  5. Maintains equipment and supply resources for research studies.
  6. Obtains informed consent by following policy, procedure, and regulatory requirements.
  7. Schedules study-specific visits in conjunction with ancillary departments.
  8. Completes data management activities.
  9. Assists in the development and completion of source documents and case report forms.
  10. Completes data entry and ensures data integrity.
  11. Supports statistical services needs.
  12. Directs patient interaction to conduct research protocols.
  13. Administers various research surveys in accordance with research study requirements.
  14. Completes research-only testing as required and applicable per study and system requirements, including electrocardiograms.
  15. Performs phlebotomy if trained to do so.
  16. Provides research study education to participants as part of a study protocol.
  17. Completes documentation as needed within the medical record.
  18. Monitors compliance throughout all study activities and engages compliance oversight as needed.
  19. Participates in education activities to support specific research activities and primary role at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
  20. Maintains all licensure, certification, and system education requirements for role.
  21. Participates in educational activities related to study needs for study staff, investigator team, and patient care staff.
  22. Participates in departmental policy and quality projects.
  23. Manages all regulatory processes related to clinical research activities.
  24. Completes Institutional Review Board preparation, submission, modifications, reporting, and termination activities.
  25. Maintains all regulatory documents.
  26. Participates in sponsor correspondence, monitoring, and study meetings.
  27. Facilitates grants, contracts, and financial tasks for research and clinical trials.
  28. Supports Principal Investigator in study budgeting, sponsor interactions, routing, feasibility assessments, account management, and reconciliation.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  5461 Meridian Mark, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Research - Research

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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