Health Sciences Research Coordinator, Vietnam-Era Registries
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 at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System that works to improve the health and healthcare of Veterans through epidemiologic research. It is part of the VA Cooperative Studies Program (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/
Work with the Vietnam-Era Registries team to support day-to-day operational activities
-Ensure regulatory requirements are met: complete R&D and IRB applications, prepare for audits, and report protocol deviations
-Develop and maintain standard operating procedures
-Ensure compliance with study protocol, including informed consent, safety and data security requirements
-Identify deficiencies/gaps, participate in resolution and process improvement activities
-Manage Research Assistants’ tasks and provide training to personnel including and student volunteers
Engage with Registry members and maintain the infrastructure of the Registries
-Design and oversee the maintenance of databases containing individually identifiable information and vital statuses on Registry members
-Manage communications with Registry members: coordinate annual newsletter mailing and maintain webpages
Conduct recruitment activities for NIH-funded studies and CSP-initiated projects
-Develop recruitment materials
-Track and monitor subject recruitment, study/project progress, and data collection activities
-Perform quality assurance activities for ongoing studies/projects
-Prepare reports, presentations, and data summaries
Serve as a liaison between the Vietnam-Era Registries and key stakeholders
-Work closely with the Vietnam-Era Registries team, other ERIC teams, contractors, lab personnel, and external investigators and study site staff to ensure effective objectives.
BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field
3-4 years of related work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of VA and university researchers and staff
Experience with customer service, particularly by telephone
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 Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) required; experience with Microsoft Access, REDCap, and SharePoint strongly preferred
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 level. 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 06/08/2020 will be considered first. Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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