NTRO Research Coordinator I
Job posting number: #7216892 (Ref:hlj_51800)
Posted: February 13, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative team and make an impact in the lives of those affected by cancer? As a member of the Moffitt Non-Therapeutic Research Office (NTRO) you may interact directly with community members and patients to enroll, educate, and guide participants through the experience of taking part in research. You may support non-therapeutic research in other ways including data entry, project and protocol management and quality assurance. Regardless, you will be a member of a collaborative team that ensures non-therapeutic research activities are moving forward safely, smoothly, and according to plan.
Our NTRO Research team comes from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, including public health, psychology, biological sciences and more. There are opportunities for those who have worked in other areas of public health as well as those who are looking for a new and exciting opportunity. Team members of NTRO work closely with community members, patients, patient families, study sponsors, and the clinical teams including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care providers.
These positions typically offer a Monday through Friday schedule, though some require occasional weekends. Most offer a hybrid schedule (mix of remote and on-site). Moffitt offers training and orientation.
The primary focus of the position is to provide support to the Florida Pancreas Collaborative; the first state-wide transdisciplinary initiative aimed at advancing research related to pancreatic cancer. This will entail coordinating recruitment, specimen, and data collection efforts for large-scale studies in two main area: early detection and cancer health disparities. Reporting to Dr. Jenny Permuth, the Principal Investigator, and working closely with the study manager, the coordinator will execute and oversee research tasks, including administrative procedures. The Research Coordinator I is the first level of a research coordinator career path.
- Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, critical thinking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to respond to the needs of the study team are required.
- Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
- Develops competence by performing structured work assignments exhibits a strong sense of initiative.
- Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to build stable working relationships and excel in collaborative environments.
- Screen, identify eligibility, and consent any research participants including community based and/or clinically based participants depending on the study needs.
- Enters data and other pertinent information into the appropriate databases (i.e., Redcap, Power chart, Oncore, sponsor specific EDC system); Responsible for quality of the data coming in and ensuring that the protocol is being followed appropriately.
- Documents the consent process accurately pursuant to regulatory and Moffitt guidelines.
- Ensure proper specimen collection at the correct time points, in collaboration with Tissue Core and other stakeholders as appropriate.
- Responsible for surveys and/or interviews for some studies.
- Updates protocols with PI’s guidance for submission to the Regulatory Specialist.
- Documents deviations timely and communicates with the proper stakeholders (PI, Regulatory, Management).
- Communication involves routinely conveying standardized information to the Regulatory Specialist on needs for the study; includes but is not limited to amendments, new study submissions, and deviations.
- May contribute to publications, abstracts, presentation's, manuscripts and assist with basic publication of results if applicable.
Credentials and Qualifications:
- Associate’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Biological Sciences, or relevant field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Required general knowledge of medical terminology, general computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite.
- Preferred direct research experience.
- Preferred knowledge of EMR system (Powerchart) and clinical trial management systems (OnCore).
- Preferred experience entering data into electronic data capture systems (RedCAP or similar).
Mission To create a Moﬃtt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.