Unity Health Care, Inc. is a multi-site non-profit organization offering a continuum of medical care and human services primarily to the medically underserved and homeless. Unity Health Care has grown to be the largest preeminent Health Care Delivery System in Washington, DC. We are looking for individuals who want to help us serve our mission, vision, values.

Please apply with us, if you would like to:

  • Work at a great place with great people.
  • Make an positive impact on the community.
  • Have the opportunity to build a solid career.

Unity Health Care, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that believes in growing and promoting a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, designed to help employees meet various needs throughout their careers and lives. Our benefits include:

  • Annual Leave
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 403 B Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Loan Repayment Programs (NHSC, DCPCA-HPLRP)
  • Continuing Medical Education /Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • and more

Unity Health Care, Inc.
Department of Human Resources
1220 12th Street, SE, Suite 120
Washington DC 20009
Main (202) 715-7900
Unity Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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  • The Research Coordinator position ensures that clinical trials and studies are run according to Unity Research Policy.  The incumbent works with the ultimate goal of protecting patients participating in research studies.  Research Coodinator draw on their experience to promote good clinical practices and professional management of clinical studies. Promote good clinical practices and medical care in the conduct of clinical investigation. This will be performed by ensuring adherence to protocol requirements, protecting the rights and welfare of subjects, assuring the integrity of data generated at the site, and directing the conduct of the clinical investigation according to federal and state regulations and guidance documents.  By the very nature of the profession, the level of assignment will call for a maximum degree of knowledge, professional judgment, and ingenuity.

    MAJOR DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    ENSURES PROTOCOL COMPLIANCE: Possesses a thorough understanding of the requirements of each approved protocol in the research portfolio under his/her direction.  Determines that inclusion/exclusion criteria are applicable to the study population.  Implements any protocol deviation or changes only with PI’s agreement.  Reviews the inclusion/exclusion criteria, schedule of visits, end point criteria, and investigation article use with the research team.

    MANAGES THE MEDICAL CARE OF SUBJECT: Ensures qualified personnel (Principal Investigator PI or sub-investigator) is informed of all trial-related medical decisions. Evaluates for adverse experiences.

    PROTECTS THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF SUBJECTS:Reports all serious adverse events immediately to the PI. Obtains a signed and dated informed consent from the subject or subject's legal representative prior to initiating any study-related procedures.

    ENSURES VALIDITY OF THE DATA REPORTED: Ensures the accuracy, completeness, legibility, and timeliness of case report forms and source documents. Ensures that case report forms accurately reflect source documents.

    SUPERVISES RESEARCH STAFF: 

    Supervises the Research Assistants

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ·         If already available, maintaining current license to practice nursing, physician’s assistant license, or nurse practitioner license.

    ·         Bachelor’s Degree required.

    ·         Ability to provide the PI with credentials as requested.

    ·         Disclosing conflicts of interest as described in the regulations.

    ·         1 year of experience with the clinical aspects of research or the studied disease.

    ·         Strong data management and computer skills.

    ·         Experience working with research databases like Microsoft Excel.

    ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    ·         Ability to prioritize and work independently.  Detail-oriented. 

     

    KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

    ·         Knowledge of HIV and research by training, education, or experience.

    ·         Ability to manage time effectively and organize own work.

    ·         Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

    ·         An understanding of research processes and methodologies.

    Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. * For correctional position-correctional experience- preferred but not required.

    EOE


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