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Clinical Research Coordinator III

University of Florida

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Gainesville, Florida
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University of Florida
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Job Description

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our rapidly growing program at the University of Florida.

This position will be an integral member of our sports and physical activity research program as the departmental enterprise expands. This position is responsible for managing daily operations of the UF Health Sports Performance Center (SPC), collecting data from clients who obtain services in the SPC and for physical activity and exercise-related research. Clients range from children to older adult, from recreational exerciser to Olympic athletes, able-bodied and para-athletes. This is an interactive position that interfaces with clients, researchers, and physicians. The coordinator will participate in a wide range of activities, including: exercise fitness testing; collecting physical measurements (including physical function tests, exercise measures, metabolic rate, injury risk screens, body composition and motion analyses of different sports and movement); data collection, entry and management of sport databases; test interpretation and debriefing/ discussion with clients; supervising interns; scheduling and follow-up with visitors to the testing space; participating in development of new sports related tests and assessment as the SPC expands; community outreach with research opportunities. He/she attends research meetings and regularly communicates study progress to the Vice Chair of Research and ensures regulatory compliance and safety.

Perform exercise and physical function testing; motion analysis and movement screening; data entry, data processing of client or research participant information; sport and related database management. Work in Microsoft Office package programs, REDCap, motion analysis programs.  Assist the Vice Chair of Research and physicians in the development and submission of sport related research protocols.

Scheduling of research participants and clients; Create, collect, and process IRB and ONCORE documentation, clinical surveys, assessments, and questionnaires following established guidelines (HIPAA, IRB); collect patient/client and research participant measurements (functional and physiological outcome data); help develop new sport and physical function related tests to be used on a variety of individuals with different physical capabilities. Supervising intern activities in the SPC.

Represent the University of Florida, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in regular communications with internal and external research partners including the Institutional Review Board and multisite collaborators.  Monitor participants and study events to recognize and report adverse events and protocol deviations.  Prepare site updates and document relevant correspondence for future reference.  Manage sponsor site visits and respond to data queries.

Regularly update information related to assigned sport and exercise research projects, and help develop content for presentations and meetings, participate in the creation of scholarly output. 

Perform other duties as requested to assure the timely completion of tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the SPC and generation of research scholarly output. Ordering materials necessary for research projects, maintain equipment and help maintain a safe operational research environment.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Qualifications
4 Year Degree

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UF / UF Health the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center and part of one of the nation’s top 5 public research universities.