Health Sciences Research Coordinator, EPIC3 Study
Veteran Affairs Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center
About the organization
About the Seattle ERIC and VA CSP:
The Seattle ERIC is a research center within the VA Puget Sound Health Care System that works to improve the health and healthcare of Veterans through epidemiologic research. We are part of the VA CSP, a national VA research group of 12 epidemiology and clinical trial research centers.
Learn more at:
Seattle ERIC website: https://www.seattle.eric.research.va.gov/
VA CSP website: https://www.vacsp.research.va.gov/
Design and develop standard operating procedures, databases, and study materials; maintain and troubleshoot tracking infrastructures
Serve as liaison between investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors
Virtually train study site personnel on operational procedures and protocols including participant tracking measures
Oversee data management and quality assurance/quality control procedures
Ensure compliance with study protocol, including informed consent, safety, and data security requirements
Ensure regulatory requirements are met, including completing R&D and IRB documentation and preparing for audits
Work closely with the EPIC3 coordinating team and study sites to ensure effective collaboration and maintain accurate data capture
Monitor subject recruitment and data collection activities at sites and take corrective action when required
Track study progress at sites, identify deficiencies, and recommend solutions
Prepare reports, presentations, and data summaries
Coordinate and facilitate local and national meetings and trainings
Provide training and guidance to Research Assistants
BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field required
1-4 years of work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research required
o If BA/BS, 2-4 years of research-related experience required
o If higher degree, 1-2 years of research-related experience preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of researchers and staff
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Solid problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Excellent time management skills
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
Experience with Microsoft Access, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and REDCap preferred
Contact email: [email protected]
The study, CSP #2028: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 (EPIC3) within the Veterans Health Administration, gathers longitudinal data on the epidemiology, virology, immunology, and clinical characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 infections and the COVID-19 disease. CSP #2028, coordinated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens. Education and experience will be evaluated by Human Resources to determine if the top candidate meets the criteria for the targeted GS-09. The General Schedule (GS) salary table for Seattle can be found on the Office of Personnel Management website at opm.gov.
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, materials received by 3/30/2021 will be considered first. Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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