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Research Project Coordinator Senior - ClinGen

Company: National Medical Association
Location: Danville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Research Project Coordinator Senior - ClinGen Details Posted: 03-Jan-23Location: Danville, PennsylvaniaType: Full TimeSalary: OpenCategories: Academic / Research Internal Number: R-40212 Job SummaryThe Clinical Genome Resource team (ClinGen, www.clinicalgenome.org) is a research program funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute that supports central resources to define the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research. This project coordinator position will play a vital role in coordinating activities within the ClinGen team at Geisinger and across the international ClinGen consortium, including coordination of the ClinGen patient registry, GenomeConnect. This individual will have exposure to the genetics and/or clinical information technology fields. Background in genetics or information technology is not required, but attention to detail, drive, and strong interpersonal skills are.Under minimal supervision of an experienced project manager or designee, responsible for oversight of projects including protocol development and implementation, regulatory and other applicable submissions, project planning, team management, project tracking, data collection, and assisting in study finances in the creation of final reports and publications. Secondary responsibilities include assisting with the development and management of new projects.
Job Duties Provide core coordination support for the ClinGen patient registry, GenomeConnect.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with project investigators to set goals and assignments, track progress, and meet milestones.
  • Coordinate recurring meetings - including scheduling calls, setting agendas, preparing materials, sending reminder and follow-up emails, taking minutes, and tracking action items..
  • Liaise with registry platform staff, patient advocacy group representatives, and other interested collaborators.
  • Maintain existing institutional review board (IRB) protocols and develop new protocols as needed.
  • Communicate with research participants (e.g., answering questions, connecting with relevant resources.)
  • Review and collate information from genetic testing reports.
  • Coordinate data submission to relevant databases including ClinVar, a publicly available NIH-based repository of genomic variants and their relationships to human health. Other Clinical Genome Resource-Related Duties:
    • Develop outreach strategies and informational materials to recruit new GenomeConnect participants and educate the community on availability of ClinGen tools and resources.
    • Contribute to ClinGen/GenomeConnect website content management and social media accounts.
    • Opportunity to participate in gene and variant curation activities if interest arises .Other Duties:
      • Works with minimal guidance and mentorship from experienced project managers and research investigators to implement research studies.
      • Tracks project-related expenses and assists with monitoring study budgets.
      • Assists in developing new study budgets under minimal supervision.
      • Ensures adherence to federal or other regulatory requirements.
      • Assists in the development, implementation, and management of protocols for research projects.
      • Under minimal supervision, implements a project plan and provides overall project coordination, including oversight of the study team, progress tracking and reporting, quality control, recruitment and research support staff training.
      • Coordinates all research project-related activities to meet project goals and milestones, based on study design.
      • Communicates resource needs, issues, project status and milestones met to project team and project leader.
      • Develops and delivers study specific material.
      • Mentors, manages, and trains junior project staff.
      • Handles sensitive project issues and provides resolution.
      • Submits requests for data extracts and manages data under minimal direction.
      • Assists with preparation of data dictionaries.
      • Assists with preparation and submission of final reports, study manuscripts for publication, grant applications, and contract request submissions
        Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and/or Master's degree obtained (Master's Degree = 2 years relevant experience).
        Position DetailsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
        • Effective verbal and written communication
        • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
        • Self-motivated and flexible, with very strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
        • Must be able to work well under pressure and resolve problems professionally.
        • Ability to work with a high degree of independence and demonstrate good judgment and discretion.
        • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior level managers.
        • Holds high professional standards of work.
        • Excellent interpersonal skills: tact, poise, professionalism, diplomacy, teamwork and the ability to get on well with a variety of diverse personalities (virtually and in person).
        • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Google business apps (Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive)
          EducationBachelor's Degree- (Required)
          ExperienceMinimum of 4 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
          Certification(s) and License(s)

          OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Create a Job Alert for Similar Jobs About Geisinger At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve - like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it's no wonder we're ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1 ... Show more Show less Connections working at Geisinger More Jobs from This Employer

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