The coordinator/project manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of a multi-site experimental research study.
The study will focus on the topic of occupational fatigue and sleep health of emergency medicine shift workers. The project coordinator will:
1 assist the principal investigator with preparatory work and completion of tasks prior to the study beginning (e.g., completion of IRB paperwork and approval, development and tests of intervention materials, and testing data collection tools) 2 assure completion of all administrative duties to maintain regulatory compliance (the Institutional Review Board ( IRB )) prior to and during study 3 assist with participant recruitment and enrollment 4 monitor and maintain databases of participants 5 provide descriptive reports of study progress and participant enrollment/attrition (ability to use a statistical package and provide descriptive statistics is essential. The package can be SAS , STATA , R, or some other statistical package) 6 the coordinator will participate in reporting of study findings in reports and manuscripts for peer-review
The coordinator may assist with additional study-related activities such as distribution and collection of data collection tools, collection of reports from participants, and testing participants using standardized data collection tools and tests. Some travel off-campus may be required from time to time for study related data collection activities. Prior experience with clinical research, research ethics and research compliance is essential.
Internal Number: 161186
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