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Banner Health Clinical Research Imaging Coordinator in Tucson, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

Research

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Research

At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the health care experience the best it can be! Our team has come together with a common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

As a Clinical Research Imaging Coordinator, there will be exciting opportunities to be a part of the health care transformation. Banner University Medical Imaging offers cutting edge medicine in combination with the most advanced imaging technologies currently available. Located in the beautiful, new Tower 1 at Banner University Medical Center as well as other locations throughout Tucson, our state-of-the-art Imaging Department provides unparalleled imaging services to a distinctly unique class of patients. As the preferred location for all high acuity imaging in Southern Arizona, we provide imaging services in MRI, CT, Angiograms, Ultrasound, PET, Nuclear Medicine, X-Ray, and Advanced Breast Imaging. We see patients across the spectrum including children and adults, those who require anesthesia services or have implantable devices to those who have experienced an acute athletic injury. Whether patients are visiting us for a simple imaging procedure or have a more advanced medical imaging need, we are more than just another imaging location…. we are a Comprehensive Stroke Center, a partner to the University of Arizona Cancer Center, a multi-disciplinary Center of Excellence and the imaging center of choice to receive the most accurate medical screening services available.

Come join a team and be a part of ground breaking studies, and being involved with clinical research!

This position will be working Monday-Friday; 8:00AM-4:30PM. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential, when applicable.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

University Medical Center Tucson Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located onthe campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is a Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet™ designation fromthe American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position works within Banner Research and will support all research medical imaging activities in Tucson. It is Banner Research’s mission to help foster and support innovative research. The Clinical Research Imaging Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, ancillary staff, including but not limited to physicians, medical physicists, other nursing personnel, research coordinators, technologists, regulatory associated faculty, researchers, and graduate students in the management of clinical trials. Studies are conducted within Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Tucson, UArizona Health Sciences, UACC, BUMCT and COM-T. This position would schedule, coordinate, track, and manage Imaging research to absolutely ensure that research criteria is being precisely followed and tracked. Research patients will be identified prior to imaging to ensure that each patient research study is consented appropriately, registered correctly and scanned utilizing the designated protocol. Collaborate with Imaging Financial Analyst will ensure that reimbursement is captured. Interact with clinical site personnel about matters concerning upload and receipt of imaging studies including different modalities such as CT, MRI, DSA. Participate in site initiation visits and staff training for the imaging component as deemed necessary for the trial.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Schedule study visits and imaging scans. This involves participating in the daily scheduling of research subjects enrolled in clinical trials and administrative management of clinical research trial activity for industry-sponsored, National Institute of Health (NIH) funded, and investigator-initiated trials. Collect data on study participants enrolled in research protocols. This data collection will involve direct research participant communication and may include collecting data from the subject's medical records. Data will be documented in electronic or paper case report forms; these include detailed medical histories, laboratory and procedure test results, concomitant medications, adverse events, and serious adverse events. Maintain study folders (paper and/or electronic) in standard Radiology Research Program format. Manage study data that is consistent with Banner Research compliance standards.

  2. Provide effective, timely and on-going communication with the research teams regarding the status of a protocol's progress. Including taking an active role in study start up planning, budget development, trainings and other various study related meetings.

  3. Prepare informational materials, conduct in-services, and answer queries from study participants and health care providers related to the medical care of research participants and maintaining compliance with each study protocol.

  4. Assist in preparation and submission of documents for research trials, including departmental research applications (as needed); protocols, DSMB, and NIH reports, and CTRC applications and reviews, HIPPA training, CITI training, study specific training.

  5. Ensure confidentiality of information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Maintain HIPAA compliance with any protected health information related to the duties described at all times.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in natural sciences or an equivalent combination education/experience.

Moderate experience, typically gained through two to four years relevant experience.

Proficiency with various imaging modalities.

Ability to assist with the coordination of research studies with a focus on imaging. Ability to make independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience. Must be able to interact with study sites in a professional manner. Can accomplish work under general direction. Capable of advising and explaining information to others. Ability to manage moderately complex projects. Ability to work with the Imaging core lab leadership and personnel to accomplish the necessary imaging core lab tasks, in addition to short- and long-term goals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of two years of experience in clinical research or similar experience in medical field preferred. Proficiency with regulatory guidelines for clinical trials preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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