Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator II will deliver behavioral intervention to research participants as specified in Air Force study protocol(s).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers behavioral intervention to study participants as specified in the study protocol, which includes but are not limited to face-to-face meetings, telephone conversations, and mailings.
Determines subjects' suitability to serve as participants in assigned research project(s) prior to randomization by reviewing psychosocial history, evaluating subjects' responses during face-to-face assessments, and using sound clinical judgment.
Facilitates the informed consent process in accordance with study protocol and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines while utilizing understanding of all inclusion/exclusion criteria.
Serves as study participants' primary contact person after they are randomized to study intervention groups; respond to any questions/concerns either directly or through referral to appropriate study staff.
Documents adverse events, medication adjustments and/or protocol deviations reported by study participants using protocol specific forms and procedures.
Enters subject measurements, demographics, medical history, and intervention information into relational database.
Assists in coordinating participant retention activities for assigned research projects.
Schedules future study visits with participants as necessary in accordance with protocol requirements and clinic needs.
Attends protocol specific research meetings to troubleshoot potential problems regarding assigned protocol(s).
Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor's Degree; three (3) years Clinical/Counseling experience; OR Master's Degree; one (1) year Clinical/Counseling experience; OR a combination of college course work and (military) work experience to equal eight (8) years. Previous behavior modification and clinical research experience, including experience consenting subjects and following research study protocol; ability to obtain Human Subject Protection and other applicable certifications within the first four weeks of employment; ability to make good clinical judgment and excellent counseling skills; ability to function independently and as member of a team with minimal supervision. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Filemaker preferred. THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION. PREVIOUS MILITARY (ENLISTED or CIVILIAN) EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.
An official transcript or documentation to verify education must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Human Resources Department prior to first day of employment if selected for a position.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.