Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a Clinical Research Coordinators, Intermediate, Non-Licensed to provide clinical research support within the Pulmonary & Critical Care Division. Incumbent will implement and coordinate the clinical trial research studies of Pulmonary & Critical Care physicians and work collaboratively with the Division's investigators to initiate, implement, orchestrate, and conduct clinical trials. The incumbents oversee collection and analysis of clinical research data, draft appropriate documentation to streamline processes, ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of sponsor agencies, and maintain quality management of the trial portfolio.
Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of four years of clinical research and or patient care experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is required. A clinical degree (eg NP, PA) is preferred. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Clinical Research Associate (CCRA), and/or other professionally-recognized clinical research certification is preferred, and certification is required within one year of eligibility. Candidate must have knowledge of IRB procedures and submission processes along with federal regulations of working with human subjects; knowledge of human subjects research ethics; knowledge of medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study and Good Clinical Practices for research. Candidate must excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills; customer service skills; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This position is restricted and contingent on continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree preferred. With a related Master's Degree, candidates must have two years of related clinical research experience.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: At least four years of clinical research and/ or direct patient care experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: NP, PA, or other licensed independent clinical provider.
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Certification is required within one year of eligibility.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate. 2. Ability to travel nationwide. 3. Working knowledge of federal, state, local, and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials. 4. Ability to communicate successfully, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse population. 5. Strong organizational skills, timeliness, and attention to detail are a must. 6. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. 7. Excellent communication skills with patients, physicians, and co-workers. 8. Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations. 9. Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology. 10. Knowledge of human subject research ethics. 11. Ability to assess and work with patients. 12. Working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases. 13. Ability to provide technical support for study programming and laptops.
Required Computer Applications: Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Computer Applications: Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.