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Quality Assurance Education Specialist

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Quality Assurance Education Specialist
Requisition Number RE16719
Working Title MCC Quality Assurance Education Specialist
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $48,526-80,059/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling, standing or walking with heavy objects; repetitive motion & working in confined spaces.


Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (40 hours/week)

Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center is recruiting for a Quality Assurance Education Specialist who will serve as the primary source of education and training for clinical research coordinators, clinical research nurses, regulatory staff, physician-investigators, and other research faculty and staff within Markey Cancer Center (MCC). This position will be responsible for assisting the Quality Assurance Office and the MCC-Clinical Research Organization (CRO) in the development and implementation of an integrated MCC training and orientation program for new CRO research staff and physician-investigator research training programs and continuing education programs. This includes, but is not limited to: planning, developing and implementing MCC clinical research specific education and training requirements; maintaining education and training records; conducting needs assessments as appropriate to develop and implement educational plans. Utilize their knowledge of FDA Guidance Documents, CFR, GCP, NIH, NCI, ORI, & OMB.

Under Specific Request 1, please upload a copy of your relevant certification.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office Suite, research databases, HIPAA, HSP, strong knowledge of Federal guidance documents, CFR & GCP; NCI & CTMB guidelines, knowledge of oncology clinical trials.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree, Nursing degree, and two or more years work experience in oncology clinical research and federal regulations/HSP preferred. Background in education and / or experience in small or large group training settings also preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/20/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2018-12-21 Expires: 2019-01-21

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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