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Clinical Trial Research Coordinator

Be part of a dynamic and productive team, conducting cutting edge clinical research that impacts and improves the health and well-being of our nation’s Veterans. Under the direction and supervision of the of the Director of Research Operations, the Clinical Research Coordinator will have the opportunity to work with a team of Physician Investigators and Coordinators on trials in the fields of cardiology, oncology, dermatology and mental health. He/She will provide support on multiple national studies involving primary data collection, as well as drug and medical device evaluation. Opportunities will include attendance at academic presentations, monthly brown bag discussions, and educational and professional development sessions on campus and those offered by our affiliates. 
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
·        Provide all aspects of support on clinical research protocols. Recruits, schedules and interviews patients, coordinates patient recruitment to ensure the enrollment goals are met for multiple projects. Facilitates patient visits by performing protocol specific tests and procedures.
·        Assists with completing and maintaining study data collection forms and source documents. Maintains research patient records and regulatory binders. Performs data entry.
·        Prepares for regulatory and initiation visits by monitoring safety reports, completing start up source documents, maintaining compliance documents, and assisting in protocol feasibility evaluation with principal investigator.
·        Monitors safety serious adverse events reports for study sponsors and prepares appropriate documentation for IRB under supervision of the Principal Investigator.
·        Monitors deadlines and prepares IRB applications, progress reports and informed consent forms. Prepares documents for all review committees as required.
·        Coordinate with the PI and other key research personnel to assure that clinical research activities are performed in accordance with federal/state and institutional regulations, policies and procedures.
·        Bachelor’s degree in a Healthcare or research related field is required
·        Prefer minimum 2 years of experience as a research assistant for studies involving human subjects
·        Understand regulatory, institutional, sponsor and protocol requirements for the study.
·        Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
·        Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with clinicians, patients, administrators, monitors and sponsors.
·        Excellent organizational skills to independently manage work-flow.
·        Ability to multi-task
·        Meticulous attention to detail
·        Team player with good ability to work with other staff on the project
·        Proficient in word processing, data entry, and familiarity with database software preferred
·        Fluent in written and spoken English