Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking candidates for the position of Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed. The position works with the Principal Investigator and other key personnel on the Retention in Care (RIC) 'Positive Links' project. The position will be recruiting clients and trains them on how to utilize resources; scheduling and conducting follow-up visits; monitoring the participants' text responses and community site; and troubleshooting phone and other client issues. The position collects, records and verifies data; reviews results and procedures for accuracy and efficiency; performs statistical analysis and assists in developing procedures; collaborates with Principal Investigator on all matters; maintains and orders new supplies as needed; implements or updates processes as needed; assists PI in preparation of presentations both at the University and at regional or national meetings; composes segments of reports to present to Principal Investigator; conducts literature searches and identifies and helps to institute new methodologies.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree with at least one year of public health or nursing experience; more than two years of experience is strongly desired. A Master's Degree is preferred. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail and to identify and resolve problems while working with a diverse community of people is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written and organizational communication skills. The ability to maintain confidentiality is a must. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree is required.
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: A minimum of one year of clinical research experience is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Two years' experience in a public health of nursing environment.
Preferred License or Certification: Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to identify and resolve problems. 2. Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail. 3. Proficient keyboarding skills. 4. Ability to sort and compile data. 5. Ability to learn new information under the supervision of others. 6. Ability to work with a diverse community of people. 7. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels. 8. Strong organizational skills. 9. Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills. 10. Ability to work in a detail-oriented manner using excellent analytical skills. 11. Demonstrated ability to learn the organization, policies and procedures associated with clinical research. 12. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 13. Knowledge of federal and state policies and procedures governing clinical research. 14. Skills in coordinating and prioritizing multiple complex activities and time-limited tasks.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Oracle purchasing and UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems is preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Internal Number: 353_85476
About University of Virginia
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 benefits 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.