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Clinical Research Coord II - PACC (CRCC)


Clinical Research Coord II - PACC (CRCC)

  • 533288
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Jan 18 2023
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 21
  • Salary Range: $40,470 - $48,000
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The Columbia Respiratory Critical Care (CRCC) Trials Group requires a part-time Clinical Research Coordinator to support several clinical studies. Our Trials Group conducts single- and multi-center clinical trials and cohort studies to advance understanding and improve the care of patients with respiratory failure, pneumonia, and sepsis. We recently initiated a multicenter trial and lead an associated sub-study that requires the skills of a coordinator with experience in the ICU setting. We also will be conducting pilot studies as groundwork for future trials. 


  • Perform data extraction from medical records for clinical trials and cohort studies.
  • Perform bedside clinical assessments and examinations, including sedation depth, non-verbal pain assessment, and delirium assessment, among other assessments.
  • Perform bedside data collection for critically ill adult patients, including those from COVID-19 (proper personal protective equipment will be provided).
  • Perform clinical safety monitoring of enrolled patients, including but not limited to respiratory, hemodynamic, and vital signs monitoring and reporting of clinical laboratory tests where applicable.
  • Obtain biological specimens for enrolled study participants, including but not limited to venous and arterial blood samples, nasal or oropharyngeal respiratory swabs, airway samples (sputum, breath condensate, mini-bronchoalveolar lavage), and urine samples as needed for study protocols.
  • Initiate and adjust study-related devices and monitors according to the study protocol, in collaboration with the clinical team where applicable.
  • Perform other bedside procedures as required by the study protocol.
  • Assist with performing protein biomarker measurements with ELISA and multi-analyte platforms under the supervision of the research laboratory manager.
  • Receive, label, process, and log unique and irreplaceable human blood, airway, and urine samples.
  • Travel via shuttle to our affiliate hospital, Allen Hospital, to retrieve and transport samples of enrolled participants.
  • Conduct long-term follow-up phone questionnaires of study participants.
  • Maintain rigorous documentation for study records.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus four years of related experience
  • Ability to work with critically ill adult patients on life support

Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy skills
  • Prior clinical or research experience involving hospitalized patients, particularly those with critical illness
  • Previous experience with the Epic electronic health record

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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