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All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years.The Department of Bioethics & Humanities, housed in the UW School of Medicine, is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator/Data Manager for PICNIC (PrImary Care GeNetIC Testing), an NIH-funded research study of best practices for the implementation of genomic testing and follow-up care in low resource healthcare systems.The PICNIC study is a complex genetic testing and healthcare systems implementation project involving five Co-Principal Investigators at separate institutions, with two distinct cohorts involving 72,000 research participants at 12 primary care clinics, and three subcontracts. The Research Coordinator/Data Manager will be expected to carry out high quality, accurate work in a multi-faceted research environment where command of quantitative details is essential. The ideal candidate will be organized, flexible, and self-motivated with a desire to learn, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work and thrive in a diverse, interdisciplinary academic research environment. The Research Coordinator/Data Manager will be based at the University of Washington in Seattle, and will work closely with PICNIC investigators at various institutions and primary care clinics within other healthcare systems, including The Billings Clinic, Multicare Health System, and Boston University.Working under the direct supervision of the UW Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator/Data Manager will perform the following duties:Manage Data, Contribute to the Development of Research Methodologies and Procedures, and Ensure Data Integrity:Together with the Data Collection and Evaluation Team, create and maintain the study database using REDCap.Set up data collection and data entry procedures and timelines for the 12 primary care clinics, and provide initial and ongoing training to clinics and the research team in order to harmonize the data capture.Oversee the data collection activities of the 12 primary care clinics, including tracking and reporting on study recruitment and intervention progress, as well as ensuring timeliness of data entry by clinics.Establish a data monitoring protocol and perform quality control activities at regular intervals to identify, resolve, and prevent ongoing errors, and confirm the accuracy and integrity of the data set.Project Management:Support daily project operations to accomplish research goals, including assisting as needed with weekly and monthly meeting management for various Teams, IRB materials preparation and correspondence, and tracking progress on established milestones.Attend and contribute to regular Data Collection and Evaluation Team, Project Coordination, and other project meetings.Conduct Preliminary Data Analysis:Work together with the Data Collection and Evaluation Team to conduct preliminary data analyses.Contribute to Research Publications:Produce material to describe data and analytic results, such as tables, maps and figures.Contribute to reports, peer reviewed manuscripts, publications, and presentations.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree in public health, health policy, statistics, biostatistics, or related field.Two years of experience working in public health research.Proficiency with REDCap database software.Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word.Experience with data collected in a clinical research setting.Demonstrated ability to be organized, flexible, and self-motivated; demonstrated desire to learn.Excellent communication skills.Ability to work and thrive in a diverse, interdisciplinary academic research environment.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.DESIRED REQUIREMENTSMaster's degree in public health, statistics, or biostatistics.Previous experience managing and analyzing complex data sets.Previous experience working with primary care clinics.Two or more years of experience with R, SAS, Strata, and/or Python, including developing custom queries, reports, and forms.Familiarity with human subjects research.An interest in public health research, including genetics and healthcare system improvement.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThis role requires an ability to effectively navigate research administration and human subjects requirements within the UW and to cohesively interface with two other healthcare systems to implement a research project involving five Co-Principal Investigators at separate institutions, with two distinct cohorts involving 72,000 research participants at 12 primary care clinics, and three subcontracts.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. 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