We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our team on the SPARK study (www.sparkforautism.org), located within SCRI and the Seattle Children’s Autism Center. SPARK is a nationwide collaborative effort to enable a new level of autism research by increasing the number of people available to participate in autism research. Our team works to spread awareness of SPARK, invite new families to participate, and support them through the process of participation. Families contribute saliva samples and complete online study surveys to further genetic and behavioral understanding of autism.
The successful candidate will assist in recruiting, tracking, and registering families for SPARK in the online portal. Additionally, they will provide behavioral support during in-person saliva collection for children with autism spectrum disorder (and their parents) of a variety of different functioning levels. Collections may take place in clinic and/or in family’s homes. Other duties include collecting and entering data, maintaining databases, attending community events to promote SPARK, and assisting the PI and team members in the implementation of the study. Strong applicants will possess excellent interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail.
- Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior experience in research or a related field/setting.
- Confirmed proficiency in a second language via successful completion of a language assessment may be required for certain departments.
- Pediatric research experience.
- Experience working with individuals with autism, intellectual disability, and/or other developmental disabilities.
- Experience and/or familiarity with behavioral therapy (e.g., ABA therapy).
- Confirmed proficiency in Spanish via successful completion of a language assessment.
- Transportation and ability to travel within the Puget Sound region (i.e. WA driver's license).
- Availability for flexible scheduling as needed to accommodate family needs.
- At least three (3) years in a research or health care setting.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.
Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.
This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.
Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.
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