Posting Summary: The UVA Brain Institute is currently seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator or Clinical Research Coordinator, Intermediate, to support various clinical research projects. This position assists in planning, organizing and managing complex clinical trial activities and conducting the full range of clinical trial activities in compliance with state, federal and local regulatory requirements.
The position can be filled at either the Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed level or a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Non-Licensed level, depending on qualifications.
For Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed: Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher as well as 1 year of professional work experience. 2 years clinical research experience preferred.
For Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Non-Licensed: Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher as well as at least four years of relevant/related research experience.
Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is preferred.
Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to relate to a wide array of people, ability to analyze and organize work procedures, ability to maintain confidentiality, and ability to work accurately with strong attention to detail required. Must have MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Internet experience. Experience in clinical trials is preferred.
Preferred knowledge includes:
- Human subjects research ethics - IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects - Scientific principles and research methodology - Medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study and Good Clinical Practices for research
The Brain Institute facilitates and supports multidisciplinary collaborative research projects at UVA centered around the study of the brain and related diseases and injuries. This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree required.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Clinical Research Coordinator: A minimum of one year of research experience required.
CRC Intermediate: A minimum of four years of previous research experience
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 2. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. 3. Strong organizational skills, accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail are a must. 4. Good customer service and interpersonal skills with patients, physicians, and co-workers. 5. Ability to communicate successfully, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse population, and relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels. 6. Ability to learn new information under supervision of others. 7. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 8. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed on an on-call basis. 9. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate. 10. Ability to occasionally travel nationwide. 11. Working knowledge of federal, state, local, and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials. 12. Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations, scientific principles and research methodology and medical terminology. 13. Ability to assess and work with patients. 14. Working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases and ability to provide support for study programming and laptops.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Internet
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