The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community.
The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Medical Intensive Care Research Unit (MICRU), is currently accepting applications for two (2) full time, Sr. Clinical Research Professionalpositions.
These positions will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Responsible to: Directly: Critical Care Clinical Research Director
Ultimately: Critical Care Principal Investigator
General Job Responsibility:The Sr. Clinical Research Professional coordinates multiple Clinical Studies, recruiting and following study participants for the duration of the study.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, implements and coordinates all aspects of assigned studies, including creation of study specific source documentation.
Conducts study participant assessments for patients including Informed Consent and study eligibility, and collection of all necessary documentation.
Draws required study labs following Good Clinical Practice and documenting appropriately.
Interfaces with MICU Critical Care Physicians and Staff to support practice issues specific to recruitment and follow-up of participants for duration of study.
Follows large caseload of study participants from study screening through end-of-study evaluations, including all necessary source documentation and data collection/entry.
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI):
Identifies, collects and analyzes data that serve as a basis for outcome measurement of assigned clinical research studies.
Assist in establishing standard operating procedures for continuous review and development of quality improvement plans for our unit.
Advances research objectives through participation in professional committees and presentations.
Ensures timely reporting of research data, following study specific guidelines.
Participate fully as a vital member of the MICRU’s Research Team to ensure the continued success and growth of our unit:
Attends meetings as assigned
Completes continuing education and training programs as assigned on continual basis, in addition to continuing education required for licensure renewal
Other duties as delegated/assigned by the MICRU Clinical Research Director or Principal Investigator
For nursing-focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, Master’s degree preferred.
2-5 years of directly relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting. For nursing-focused role, three years nursing experience, and two years of experience in the area of clinical specialization.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: Appropriate certification preferred. For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio and CR certification preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Meticulous source documentation skills
Proficiency in various computer and software applications preferred
Critical Care experience strongly preferred but not required
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.