Clinical Subjects Coordinator

Michigan, United States
09 May 2019
End of advertisement period
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Looking for an exceptional clinical subject’s coordinator for a full-time position with knowledge in patient consent, data acquisition and database management to work in Emergency Medicine as part of the MCIRCC team. The candidate will work with physicians, nurses and engineers as well as patients to ensure the success of data collection. In addition, interaction and coordination with the research staff of the Emergency Department will be required.  This study will work in the emergency department, medical units and ICUs to collect preliminary data for non-invasive devices in the early stages of development. In addition to enrolling patients and collecting patient data, candidates will beencouraged to assist with data analysis, manuscript preparation, and coordination with related projects. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


  • Assist study team with aspects of clinical research coordination including: identifying potential subjects, screening subjects, consenting and enrolling subjects, and collecting and managing patient data for clinical research subjects.
  • Retrieve blood samples and process for long term storage of whole blood and plasma.
  • Communicate with study team and investigators concerning progress of research, subject related problems, recruitment strategies, and specific policies and procedures.
  • Serve as key resource to research participants and collaborators. Work collaboratively by maintaining a good rapport and communication with research teams and faculty, as well as patients and families.
  • Prepare and organize space for study related materials and equipment. Maintain study equipment and supplies.
  • Staff members are expected to work independently and regularly exercise good judgment in setting priorities, resolving operational problems, and applying policies, procedures, and methods, while maintaining the strictest of confidentiality at all times.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or health-related field, or equivalent education and experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience as a study coordinator, researcher or study monitor.
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical research; understand compliance issues related to human subjects
  • research, knowledge and application of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and FDA regulations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical terminology.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft software applications.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously as well as prioritize and manage time and exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
  • Good attendance record.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Phlebotomy skills or desire to learn.
  • ACRP or SoCRA certification or effort towards certification.
  • PEERS, CITI or NIH Protection of Human Subjects Training Certification as well as HIPAA Certification or willingness to meet this requirement.

Work Schedule

UH Hospital 

Hours 8-5.  

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.