Posting Summary: The Cardiovascular Division in the Department of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Trainee to assist in the coordination and management of clinical trials. This position trains with other clinical research staff with respect to the details of all assignments, including regulatory controls, study procedures, financial responsibility and records management, data management, and protocol compliance and development. Specifically after training, the trainee must demonstrate a basic understanding of the clinical research process and the regulations, both federal and local, governing the conduct of clinical research. This trainee position is non-licensed and after one year of employment must be evaluated based on criteria included in the offer letter for possible promotion to the next level.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is required. Healthcare-related experience, especially in a clinical or research capacity is preferred. Familiarity with UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems (A2K3 and Epic) is preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting #0620372. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Healthcare-related experience, especially in a clinical or research capacity.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills. 2. Ability to identify and resolve problems. 3. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. 4. Proficient keyboarding skills. 5. Ability to sort and compile data. 6. Ability to learn new information under supervision of others. 7. Ability to use the internet to conduct research. 8. Customer service skills. 9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 10. Ability to work with a diverse community of people. 11. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels. 12. Strong organizational skills. 13. Ability to perform work in a detail-oriented manner with excellent analytical skills. 14. Demonstrated ability to learn the organization, policies, and procedures associated with clinical research. 15. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Working knowledge of Cardiovascular Medicine (medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study) and Good Clinical Practices for research. 2. Working knowledge of clinical trial protocols. 3. Working knowledge of state and federal guidelines as they apply to conducting clinical trials. 4. Knowledge of human subject research ethics.
Required Computer Applications: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Preferred Computer Applications: Familiarity with UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems (A2K3 and Epic).
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.