Opportunities for cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials within the Cancer Center, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, are increasing. In order to meet the needs of our patients, the Cancer Center is looking for several for Clinical Research Intermediate, Licensed, coordinators to assist with the coordination and management of clinical trials in cancer. This position may serve as a CRC for various oncology study teams; working with principal investigators within the Cancer Center.
Incumbent work with the Principal 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 budget preparation and support of financial accountability, coordination of subject recruitment and consent, supervision of the scheduling of study procedures and research visits, and collection of study data. Position also collects specimens and monitors subjects, provides quality assurance and regulatory maintenance for studies, and may assist in the reporting of test results.
Clinical Research Coordinators Intermediate, Licensed, perform a full range of clinical research duties and have a working knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it. As licensed professionals, they perform patient related care independently, including medical assessments, symptom management, and referrals, within the scope of their licensure. They perform progressively more complex and comprehensive clinical research duties at an ever-increasing level of independence, working closely with the Principal Investigator. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They are focused on the long term goals of clinical research trial and process. They may supervise some staff.
Successful Candidates will hold an Associate's degree or higher in Nursing and four years of clinical research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Candidates must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
This position will remain open to applications until filled.
To apply for this position, please complete an Application online, and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references.
For information related to this posting, please contact Heather Lothamer at 434-924-9924 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: R0001300
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.