Portland VA Research Foundation
  • 05-Dec-2022 to 20-Feb-2023 (PST)
  • Research Zaccari
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Employer Paid Life & Disability, 401k, Generous PTO


*Hiring is contingent upon the subaward arriving on station.

This is a full-time Study Coordinator (SC) position for a multi-site randomized trial examining group treatment for Veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma. The SC will be responsible for the local site administrative and clinical operations of the study and will serve as the coordinator and liaison for the main site. The SC will support additional research studies which may include topics on the treatment of PTSD, treatment of chronic pain, and implementation studies. This position will work closely with the principal investigators and other study staff to conduct these research projects. This position is based at the VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR.


  • Screening of medical records for determination of eligibility.
  • E-mailing/Mailing of surveys and/or calling participants.
  • Entering data from collected surveys.
  • Communicating with research subjects about study procedures and requirements.
  • Managing participant databases and tracking of enrollment.
  • Facilitating subject reimbursement or compensation.
  • Assisting with Institutional Review Board approvals and data requests.
  • Helping with grant and report preparation.
  • Completing additional administrative tasks to support projects.
  • Managing budgetary documents and record


Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field required.
  • At least two years of experience working as a study coordinator with human subjects clinical trials, preferably within a VA setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and engage professionally with a diverse group of researchers and participants.
  • Experience in database creation in Excel and SPSS or other statistical software. Prefer experience with Qualtrics and DocuSign.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Solid problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Experience in a mental health field desired.


Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English.

Knowledge of mental health and some medical terminology.


Ability to use Excel and databases.


Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite database software such as Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Experience using data management systems and/or electronic health records.

Experience with REDCap, Qualtrics


Strong organizational skills and ability to attend to numerous details and multitask efficiently.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Commitment to contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Basic project management skills.


  • Primary job location is located on the VA Portland Health Care System campus
  • New employees must submit COVID-19 vaccination documentation or seek an exemption within 8 weeks of beginning employment.

Portland VA Research Foundation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, or age.

Apply online at http://www.pvarf.org and include a CV and cover letter explaining your interest in the position

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