Posting Summary: Opportunities for cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials within the Cancer Center are increasing. In order to meet the needs of our patients, the Cancer Center's Office of Clinical Research (CC OCR) is looking for a clinical research coordinator (CRC) to assist with the coordination and management of clinical trials in cancer.
The incumbent works with the Principal Investigator, human subjects, IRB, University and the company and/or government sponsor to ensure smooth, accurate progress of clinical trials from the planning stage through trial completion and post-study closure. Duties include budget preparation and support of financial accountability, coordination of subject recruitment and consent, supervision of the scheduling of study procedures and research visits, and collection of study data. Position also collects specimens and monitors subjects, provides quality assurance and regulatory maintenance for studies, and may assist in the reporting of test results.
The Cancer Center plans to hire up to two CRCs. Interested applicants may apply to be considered for either a Licensed or Non-Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator. Title and salary will depend on qualification and experience.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
To be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-licensed position, qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of applicable experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification and at least four years of additional professional experience may be considered in place of degree.
To be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator, licensed position, qualified applicants must have an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing and a minimum of one year of clinical research experience. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Applicant must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date. Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred and is required within one year of employment.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Non-Licensed: Bachelor's degree. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification and at least four years of additional professional experience will be considered in place of degree.
Licensed: Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Non-Licensed: Minimum of one year of clinical research experience is required when accompanied by a Bachelor's degree.
Licensed: Minimum of one year of clinical research experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Oncology experience preferred.
Required License or Certification: Licensed: Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred. Certification is required within one year of employment.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of human subjects research ethics. 2. Knowledge of IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects. 3. Proficient knowledge of medical terminology. 4. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Various forms of oncology disease knowledge as it relates to clinical trials. 2. Knowledge of UVa financial policies and procedures is preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
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