Senior Research Study Coordinator for Seattle NODES

The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC

About the organization

The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), is hiring a full-time Research Coordinator who has experience with and enjoys supporting research operations. This position will be part of a dynamic team that supports research activities for all Center studies. This position is based in Seattle, WA at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.


• Under the direction of the NODES Research Program Manager, participates in all aspects of conducting clinical research which includes but is not limited to: feasibility assessments, screening/recruiting potential study participants, obtaining informed consent, enrollment, randomization, scheduling research appointments, data collection, study procedures, study surveys, collection/processing of biospecimens, reporting study adverse events/side effects and completing appropriate study documentation for multiple research studies in-person or over the telephone.
• Prepares study materials including, but not limited to, regulatory paperwork, informed consent document, case report forms (CRFs), enrollment logs, participant reimbursement, and drug/device accountability logs.
• Establishes and organizes study files, including but not limited to, regulatory binders, study specific source documentation and other materials.
• Works with the NODES Program Manager to manage the day-to-day activities of the portfolio of research studies including problem solving, communication and protocol management.
• Creates and maintains complex research databases and manages spreadsheets for data tracking and other project management tracking tasks.


• BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field
• 3-5 years of work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research
o If BA/BS, 3-5 years of research-related experience required
o If higher degree, 2-3 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

• Experience coordinating and executing large-scale research studies
• Institutional knowledge of VA and/or CSP research operations
• Knowledge of REDCap and Microsoft Access
• Experience working with underserved and/or Veteran populations

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Application information:
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

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed in the order they are received.
Diversity enriches research and promotes the best healthcare. We are committed to building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive environment for our Center. We encourage individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment, as well as individuals from all backgrounds that are underrepresented in research, to apply.

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