State of Washington Classified Job Specification
RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 2
Provide professional-level support for clinical, biomedical and/or behavioral science research studies involving human subjects; develop and verify investigative procedures and assist in experimental design.
Under general direction, perform professional level support for research studies involving human subjects. Assist in the design of studies; determine appropriate experimental controls; develop and verify investigative procedures to accomplish research goals; analyze research study results and prepare reports for publication; develop data quality control program.
Assist in the design of studies; review proposals to determine research methods best suited to study objectives;
Establish guidelines for identifying subject populations; develop forms, questionnaires, and clinic procedures for collecting and summarizing observations and data;
Extract technical, medical and/or behavioral information from institution or clinical records;
Record behavior of subjects using sound and video-tape equipment and evaluate effectiveness of data collection;
Determine appropriate psychological/neuropsychological test batteries;
Implement research protocol and monitor participant adherence to protocol; take action to correct problems such as deviation from protocol requirements; verify accuracy of research data;
Assist in developing research proposals;
Dispense and retrieve medication under the direction of a licensed health care practitioner; maintain and monitor drug accountability records;
Review and modify medication schedules as needed in accordance with study protocol and under the direction of a health care practitioner;
Establish and maintain contact with community agencies, health care providers, and/or study sponsors; inform sponsors of current status of research;
Provide referral services to participants;
Assist in modification of procedures for collecting and summarizing data; participate in the development of procedures for the design of measurement instruments and scoring systems;
Use statistical and database management programs to analyze data and prepare summary narrative reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations; assist in developing a computerized system for tracking study subjects; monitor data quality control to ensure adherence to study protocol;
Write or review human subjects applications and consent forms in compliance with applicable regulations;
May direct the work of assigned staff;
Perform the duties of Research Study Coordinator I;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Coordinator
Class Specification History
New Class: 2-7-92
New class code, formerly 4869, effective July 1, 2007.