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University of Utah Satellite Site Project Administrator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/19/2020

Requisition Number PRN24757B

Job Title PS Project Administrator

Working Title Satellite Site Project Administrator

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 01167 - HCI Clinical Trials Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 66500

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Huntsman Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Office ( CTO ) is hiring a Project Administrator to oversee the implementation, quality control and compliance of clinical research conduct of oncology clinical trials conducted at Huntsman Cancer Institute satellite sites, which include but are not limited to: South Jordan Health Center, Sugarhouse Health Center, and Farmington Health Center. The incumbent will serve as a supportive link between satellite site clinic and pharmacy staff, satellite site and hospital administration and CTO leadership while managing the technical and administrative details of day to day operational logistics, data collection and maintenance specific to the conduct of clinical trials at satellite sites. The incumbent will also serve in a clinical research coordination role where necessary.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

1.Oversees coordination for workflow to ensure appropriate and adequate staffing for research procedures and visits being conducted at all satellite locations.

2.Assists with tracking and maintenance of data specific to satellite operations including but not limited to; clinical trials active by site, accrual, patient visits, and specimen collections and will prepare regular reports for CTO leadership.

3.Reports on satellite site operations during feasibility administrative review ( FAR ) committee meetings, inpatient/outpatient nurse management meetings and conducts satellite site operations meetings.

4.Oversees compliance to protocols; manages quality control, completion and submission of study related documentation.

5.Monitors satellite site enrollment goals and initiates strategies to promote enrollment and participant compliance at satellite sites.

6.Coordinates and performs responsibilities related to research participants including determining subject population availability, developing informed consents and screening materials, screening and recruiting subjects, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, answering subject inquiries, overseeing study visits and acting as a liaison between participants and study-related parties.

7.Recognizes, tracks and reports adverse events and protocol deviations.

8.Prepares for and assists satellite site staff in coordination of site visits made by sponsors or federal agencies during the course of and at the close of the study.

9.Has working knowledge to prepare, submit and maintain IRB , FDA , NCI , NIH , NSF and/or other regulatory documents and research correspondence.

10.Contributes to developing educational materials and assist with educating the study team, satellite personnel, the community and other research professionals regarding studies regarding research at satellite sites.

11.Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research projects and to maintain a strong referral basis.

12.Understands clinical trial sample processing requirements per study instructions.

13.Must be able to work independently and have strong communication and human relations skills.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field, or equivalency; four years of progressively more responsible related experience; and demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills required. A related Master’s degree preferred.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Bachelor’s degree in a health sciences or related field with two years professional research experience in human subject research. Preferred Oncology Clinical Trials Experience. Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, FDA , HIPAA and IRB regulations; an understanding of research procedures; and the ability to function independently is preferred.

IRB CITI Course or IATA DGR training within a specified timeframe.

•Prior clinical research experience specific to satellite site operations

• IATA certification

•Experience with specimen collection procedures

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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