Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed
Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Posting Date: 06-02-2016
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed (RN or RT) to support the clinical research studies in the Division of Neonatology. The incumbent is responsible for independently conducting clinical trials ensuring the highest quality; ensuring all regulatory requirements are met; and managing all aspects of the studies. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. With principal investigators will aid in coordinating multicenter studies. They influence the long term goals of clinical research trial and process.
The successful candidate is required to have an Associate's degree or higher and have a current Registered Nurse or Respiratory Therapist license in the state of Virginia.
This position is open to candidates looking for a full-time or part-time position.
Must have the ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously; ability to interact with patients, family, physicians and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees; sophisticated written/verbal communication skills; competency managing complex projects; meticulous attention to detail; knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics, and IRB procedures; proficient knowledge of medical terminology and proven ability to work independently or as part of a team, as well as the ability to work with senior leaders to accomplish goals. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to interact with patients, family, physicians and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees.
2. Sophisticated written/verbal communication skills; competency managing complex projects.
3. Meticulous attention to detail.
4. Advanced knowledge of University, state, and federal policies and regulations. Ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards.
5. Advanced knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics, and IRB procedures. Demonstrate knowledge of a specific area of subject matter expertise. Proficient knowledge of medical terminology and medical records.
6. Proven ability to work independently or as part of a team. Work with senior leaders to accomplish goals. Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise. Ability to mentor junior professionals.
7. Understand and articulate the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
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