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The University of South Florida is hiring a Senior Research Support Specialist.

Sr. Research Support Specialist

Job ID: 26149
Location: USF Health
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department Number/Name: 0-6125-000 / Department of Neurology
Position Number: 00023141

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Research Support Specialist performs specialized administrative research support duties in support for a medical, mental health, social services or educational grant or contract. This position will participate in specialty clinic, coordinating with clinic staff and physicians to evaluate patients that might be considered for research studies. Collect, analyzes and performs quality assurance of study data. Monitors overall clinical study to insure that quality control measures are in compliance with protocol. Actively participates in research study meetings to discuss progress/status of study.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Senior Research Support Specialist will perform a wide variety of administrative support duties. This position will participate in specialty clinic, coordinating with clinic staff and physicians to evaluate patients that might be consider for research studies. Collect, analyzes and performs quality assurance of study data. Monitors overall clinical study to insure that quality control measures are in compliance with protocol. Actively participates in research study meetings to discuss progress/status of study. Ensures consistent interpretation and adherence to protocols at all stages of trials by team.
  • Evaluates potential research participants with Principal Investigator; schedules screening evaluations; explains consent process; performs required screening evaluations; randomizes participants into appropriate research study. Coordinates and schedules study visit and follow-ups. Oversees or performs required procedures for each visit. Records data on each study participant for each visit according to research protocol, maintaining complete study progress notes and case report from for each visit. Reports any Adverse Event according to protocol.
  • Data entry for clinical trials, proofing for data entry errors, and preparing patient/participant documents for study visits, which includes development of source documents as needed. Assist with monitoring visits and attend Investigator. Meetings as requested by the Assistant Director. Develop materials to communicate projects/trials to potential clients and their families and assist with the promotional materials supplied by the sponsors. Conducts patient visits and testing, including preparation of laboratory shipments and obtaining required information from study subjects during patient visits.
  • Aids clinical staff in addressing continued patient care (calls to discuss AEs, medication questions, etc.) and may be called upon to assist during clinic hours with various providers.
  • Oversees site inventory of supplies for the division (lab kits, premedication, patient specific supplies, office supplies)
  • Assist in training of new or more junior clinical research staff members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM:

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience in office or administrative support or in research support. College education may be substituted for the required experience on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of related experience.

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Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 26149

Posting Date:  11/19/2020

Posting End Date: 11/26/2020

How to Claim Veteran’s Preference:

This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Florida Statute 295.

Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation AT THE TIME OF SUBMITTING APPLICATION; such documentation is required for eligibility determination.

Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria.  If you are submitting a DD 214, please ensure the social security number and date of birth is redacted/removed.

For information on obtaining a DD 214 visit http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ or call 1-866-272-6272.

How To Apply 

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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University’s Title IX Coordinator.

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About USF 

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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