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Program Coordinator, Senior

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Program Coordinator, Senior

Position Summary

The Department of Ophthalmology is looking for a part time Program Coordinator, Senior. The position requires the incumbent to learn at a fast pace and possess the ability to work under minimal supervision and as a team member. The department is looking for a motivated, organized and dependable person to add to their Research Team. The location for this position is at the Banner-University Medicine Multi-specialty Clinic at 707 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Coordinating clinical research protocols from study start-up to close out.
  • May be sole coordinator or work in collaboration with the Banner Clinical Research Manager on studies.
  • Assist in the identification of potential clinical trial subjects.
  • Conduct eligibility screenings for enrollment.
  • Assist the team in using marketing tools to increase enrollment volume.
  • Responsible for the technical area of clinical research which includes setting up the studies area for testing subjects, consenting subjects, creation of source documents, data collection, data entry, query resolution, study payments vs. insurance payments and learning to communicate with Sponsors, CROs as well as the Principal Investigator?s Team.
  • Priority will be the Ophthalmic technical aspects of the studies.
  • Attend out of town meetings to learn new protocols and meet new Sponsors, on-site initiation meetings when introducing/training new protocols, monitor/CRO visits to perform audits, as well as resource documents/EMR/and database accuracy.
  • Attend local research meetings and trainings.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • High-level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in working as a team with faculty, researchers, study coordinators, and others involved with projects.
  • Ability to receive, inspect, inventory, and document all Clinical Trials Materials.
  • Ability to maintain electronic and physical inventories of materials and track expiration dates.
  • Ability to ship Clinical Trial supplies and/or subject samples insuring accuracy of items and quantities, appropriate packing materials and shipping conditions (frozen, refrigerated and ambient) as well as shipping instructions to insure compliance with all DOT, IATA and local and federal regulations.
  • Ability to complete the UA IATA Shipping Hazardous Materials Course.
  • Encouraged to complete CRCC (Clinical Research Coordinator Certification) as well as train to do all regulatory work to get projects approved by an IRB.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience in Clinical Ophthalmology and proficient in medical and clinical terminology as well as eye disease processes.
  • A COA as an Ophthalmic Technician.
  • CITI and GCP certifications or be willing to obtain them or re-certify upon hiring.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in receiving study materials.
  • Please also see the Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor?s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, Master?s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years of administrative/ coordinative program experience; OR, eight years of progressively responsible administrative/ coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Four years working in a clinical research environment with exposure to FDA and IRB regulatory guidelines and procedures.
Full Time/Part Time Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 20 Job Category Research Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits FLSA Exempt Posted Rate of Pay DOE


Program Coordinator, Senior