The Clinical Research Coordinator Team Lead oversees and manages the day to day operations of clinical research activities for clinical research conducted at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The team lead is the first point of contact for the study team members regarding operational aspects of clinical research, to resolve issues and remove obstacles for study team members, sets priorities for workload, and identify opportunities for process improvement. The team lead will also manage coverage issues related to sick calls, vacation time, and may fill in to assist with responsibilities following a position vacancy.
The Team Lead will also be responsible for supporting the KCVI in its efforts towards developing standard processes for the facilitation of clinical trials at OHSU. This includes attending meetings at and outside of OHSU, collaborating with sponsor partners, and being responsible for, in collaboration with the clinical research manager, developing workflows associated with clinical research.
In addition to leadership responsibilities, this individual maintains direct clinical research study management duties. Study management responsibilities include the coordination of all aspects of a study as specifically outlined in the protocol and compliance with applicable regulations, including Good Clinical Practice. The candidate will work collaboratively with physician, nursing, and ancillary staff in the scheduling and management of subject research activities. The candidate will maintain accurate, complete and timely records on research subjects which may include preparation of source documentation and clinical research data/case report forms. The candidate will represent the investigator during monitor visits and on-site audits conducted by the sponsor or sponsor representative. The candidate may assist with the IRB submission, to include preparation of consent forms and other documents required for IRB review. The candidate will have and maintain a working knowledge of FDA, DHHS and other agency guidelines that govern clinical research.
Masters Degree with major courses in a relevant field and three years of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's Degree with major courses in the field of research and 5 years of relevant experience
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
Proficiency with computers and Microsoft applications (Excel, Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
Typing speed of 60wpm
Excellent customer service skills
Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships
Some clinical research knowledge with 5 years of research experience
Experience working in an office environment
Familiarity with medical terminology
Prior experience supervising direct reports OR mentoring junior staff
Prior experience with the Knight Cardiovascular Clinical Research team
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