Posting Summary: The Division of Endocrinology is seeking highly motivated individuals to serve as Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator.
The incumbent is responsible for coordination of complex and comprehensive trials for endocrinologic research. These trials may expand across multiple disciplines (i.e. interventional radiology, gastroenterology, etc.), both in and outpatient settings, and may include all phases of trials, including many investigator initiated studies influencing therapeutic drug development. Coordination includes screening and accrual of patients, coordinating and staffing study visit according to protocol, administering treatments as appropriate, and collecting and documenting patient information pertinent to the trial in the patient's electronic medical record as well as in the clinical research files. The nurse also coordinates the visit days of the patient on study to ensure protocol compliance. The employee serves as a resource for nursing (outpatient, inpatient,), medical staff and other clinical research staff. This position reports to the PI of the research program.
Based on experience and education of the applicants, candidates may be considered for Coordinator or Intermediate position.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator level must have an Associate's Degree or higher and a minimum one year of clinical experience
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Intermediate level must have an Associate's degree or higher and a minimum four years of clinical/clinical trial research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
All applicants must have a current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
Some basic science or laboratory research experience is preferred. Experience in a clinical setting, some clinical research experience including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and Human subject protection training preferred. If human subject protection training is not completed, the positions expects completion of training shortly after joining program. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) also preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: All applicant who qualify must have an Associate's degree or higher.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator level must have a minimum one year of clinical trial research experience.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Intermediate level must have a minimum four years of clinical trial research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience in a clinical care setting, some clinical research experience including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and Human subject protection training preferred. Laboratory research experience preferred.
Required License or Certification: All applicants must be a 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) preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Strong verbal and written communication skills. 2. Strong interpersonal skills. 3. Ability to work in teams. 4. Ability to work autonomously. 5. Ability to problem-solve. 6. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 7. Ability to set priorities and reprioritize quickly. 8. Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced clinic setting. 9. Comfort in handling change and new situations. 10. Ability to learn quickly. 11. Ability to utilize computers and basic computer programs. 12. Working knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it.
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