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Project Coordinator

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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The Project Coordinator for the Multicenter Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinical Coordinating Center will work with an interdisciplinary research team to implement and conduct single-site and multicenter clinical trials and observational studies in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery that are federally funded (National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense etc.) as well as those that are funded internally or by foundations or professional societies. The Project Coordinator will primarily be responsible for the planning and conduct of research studies, specifically ensuring that the studies are planned and executed in a manner that will ensure valid study results and in accordance with all University and federal regulations. Responsibilities include management of research protocols, execution of study procedures and compliance at the local level and in collaboration with outside institutions. The Project Coordinator will serve as a key contact and liaison between investigators and other institutions. The incumbent in this position will create and maintain study related materials including the Manual of Operating Procedures, Clinical Protocol, Institutional Review Board and regulatory documentation and will assist the PIs with preparation and submission of reports required by funding agencies.

The incumbent will also be responsible for remote and on-site clinical monitoring, adverse event monitoring and data and safety monitoring. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating activities of the Multicenter Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinical Coordinating Center with the SHRS Data Coordinating Center to ensure achievement of specific benchmarks for study start-up, continuation, and closeout. The Project Coordinator will supervise research assistants and student research assistant aides that are employed to support the activities of the Multicenter Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinical Coordinating Center.

Master's degree in a relevant field (MPH, Clinical Research, MPT, Exercise Science, other health-related field).

Computer hardware and software

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint)

  • Proficient with Windows operating systems

    Knowledge, abilities, skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and technical communication skills

  • Knowledge of research data collection standards and medical terminology

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Proficiency using standard computer software tools

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information

  • Effective interpersonal relationship skills that promote teamwork and collaboration

  • Strong organizational and time management abilities

  • Ability to apply the guidelines for human research protections

  • Ability to work effectively and independently manage tasks

  • Ability to prioritize and organize research assistant tasks to ensure work is completed accurately and on time

  • Ability to analyze and solve issues and problems

  • Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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