Data Coordinator (Phase 1) (Open-Rank)

University of Colorado - Aurora, CO

Full-time
  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*
University of Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, University of Colorado Cancer Center

Data Coordinator (Phase I) (Open-Rank)

Position #673646 – Requisition 17494

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Data Coordinator (Phase I) (Open-Rank) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:
The University of Colorado Cancer Center, headquartered at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center’s clinical care sites are UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America’s top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 300 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three healthcare delivery institutions.

The Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) at the University of Colorado Cancer Center is seeking to employ a full time Clinical Research Data Coordinator (DC). Depending on qualifications and department needs, appointments may be made at the DC I, DC II, or DC III level. This position is responsible for the collection, interpretation, and documentation of clinical research data.

Examples of Work Performed by the Clinical Research Data Coordinator (all levels):

Abstracts and records all research subject data pertaining to the research protocol onto protocol-specific Case Report Forms (CRFs) and into the Cancer Center clinical trials database in an accurate and timely fashion.
Ensures complete source documentation is compiled for each study subject record.
Collaborates with Clinical Research Staff in obtaining toxicity grading levels, including assessment of clinical significance of all lab and test results and relatedness of adverse reactions according to protocol guidelines.
Schedules, coordinates, and prepares for Sponsor Monitor Visits and audits in collaboration with the CCTO Regulatory Affairs, Primary CRC and other research team members.
Meets with Monitors to respond to any question of data validity and corrects/revises data as appropriate; responds to queries from Sponsor.
Works on multiple research studies simultaneously.
Conducts follow-up of study patients.
Performs clinical duties as assigned based on appropriate licensure and/or completion of competency documentation.
Independently coordinates and manages data entry, queries, and monitor visits.
Completes administrative tasks requested by Supervisor/Manager, as necessary.
Serves as contact person to study sponsor along with primary study coordinator for ongoing clinical research studies.
Coordinates and meets data deadlines.
Assists Team Supervisor with creation of training process documents.
Trains, assesses, and mentors new Data Coordinators, as directed by Supervisor/Manager.
Coordinates and assists with completion of study specific logs (delegation, enrollment, etc.).
Serves as contact person to study sponsor along with primary study coordinator for ongoing clinical research studies.
Coordinates and meets data deadlines.
Examples of Work Performed by Clinical Research Data Coordinator (Level II):
Assists Team Supervisor with creation of training process documents
Trains, assesses, and mentors new Data Coordinators, as directed by Supervisor/Manager
Coordinates and assists with completion of study specific logs (delegation, enrollment, etc).
Examples of Work Performed by Clinical Research Data Coordinator (Level III):
Identifies data trends and deficiencies and works with corresponding personnel in a process improvement manner.
Works with clinical providers and clinic staff to ensure source documentation is at the highest level.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable

Salary and Benefits:
The salary range for this position starts at $40,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications – Data Coordinator I Level:

Minimum Qualifications -– DC I Level:
One (1) year of experience in a medical or clinical environment that included data entry and documentation.
Substitution: Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications – DC I Level:
Knowledge of and experience with basic human anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
Research experience (oncology is a plus).
Experience working with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications – Data Coordinator II Level:

Minimum Qualifications -– DC II Level:
Two (2) years total of experience in a medical or clinical environment that included data entry and documentation. One (1) of those two (2) years specifically with clinical oncology research experience.

Preferred Qualifications – DC II Level:
Experience working with an assortment of electronic CRF software programs.
Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications – Data Coordinator III Level:

Minimum Qualifications -– DC III Level:
Three (3) years total of experience in a medical or clinical environment that included data entry and documentation. Two (2) of those three (3) years specifically with clinical oncology research experience.

Preferred Qualifications – DC III Level:
Experience creating and/or conducting process/quality improvement projects.
Experience working with an assortment of electronic CRF software programs.
Experience with Sponsors and Audits.
Experience reviewing/creating/revising policies and procedures.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (all levels):
Analytical Skills - Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information.
Attention to Detail – Excellent attention to detail and ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information.
Communication Skills - Good command of the English language, and ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
Interpersonal Skills – Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all level; interacts with people in a friendly, open, honest manner; models a commitment to teamwork; demonstrates respect for the opinions of others; and maintains high level of confidentiality.
Customer Service – Demonstrates a commitment to excellent customer service, providing internal and external customers with information or assistance in resolving problems.
Adaptability – Adapts quickly to change and is able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a calm, organized manner; is open to new ideas and methods; is able to work independently and as part of a team.
Planning and Organizing – Sets priorities, anticipates obstacles when planning ahead, manages time effectively to accomplish tasks.
This position requires the ability to sit for long periods of time.
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).

Diversity and Equity:
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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to: heather.mccoy@cuanschutz.edu.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 10/17/19. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.