Posting Summary: The Division of Endocrinology is seeking a highly motivated individual 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, 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 the PI of the research program.
Qualified applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree or higher and at least four years of clinical research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Certification required within one year of eligibility.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the 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
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: Four years clinical research or direct patient care.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: With a related Master's Degree, candidates must have two years of related clinical research experience.
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. 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.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint) and Internet
Internal Number: 353_83660
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