Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator-Licensed or an Intermediate Clinical Research Coordinator - Licensed to work with a team responsible for the development and management of the Surgical Therapeutic Advancement Center's research programs. The incumbent works with the investigator, human subjects, IRB, University and the company and/or government sponsor to ensure smooth, accurate progress of clinical trials from the planning stage through trial completion and post-study closure. Duties include coordinating subject recruitment and consent, researching visits, and collecting study data. The licensed CRC is responsible for conducting limited physical examinations for subjects participating in clinical trials, administering investigational medications, preparing materials, and directing patient teaching efforts related to clinical research studies. Employee is responsible for serving as a patient resource for study subjects and facilitating the flow of patient care related to complex surgical trials within the limits of licensure. The position also provides quality assurance and regulatory maintenance for studies, and budget preparation and contract oversight.
For the CRC, Licensed position: The successful candidate must have an Associate's degree or higher from an Accredited Registered Nursing Program, a minimum of one year of clinical research or closely related experience, and a current RN license.
For the Intermediate CRC, Licensed position: The successful candidate must have an Associate's degree or higher from an Accredited Registered Nursing Program, a minimum of four years of clinical research or closely related experience, and a current RN license. A graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Associate's Degree or higher degree required from an Accredited Registered Nursing Program
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: CRC Licensed: A minimum of one year clinical research or closely related experience is required.
CRC Intermediate Licensed: A minimum of four years of clinical research or closely related experience. A graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: A minimum of two years clinical research experience is preferred.
Required License or Certification: Current RN license required.
Preferred License or Certification: Research Certification (CCRC, CCRA, CCRP) is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate. 2. Working knowledge of federal, state, local and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials. 3. Ability to communicate successfully both in writing and verbally to a diverse population. 4. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must. 5. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.
6.Proficient in computer applications, working knowledge of various database and software programs. Ability to keep detailed record and manage and analyze confidential data.
Required Computer Applications: Proficient in MS Office: MS Word, MS Excel, Internet and Outlook
Internal Number: 353_83578
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