CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR "OPHTHALMIC"

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR "OPHTHALMIC"
Ophthalmology-General

Occupational Summary
Oversee clinical research studies conducted by principal investigator(s) including, but not limited to, grant funded research and/or industry sponsored clinical trials performed within the Duke Eye Center; perform a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical research data.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (Preferred)
  • Ideal candidate will have ophthalmic technician training and certification as a certified Ophthalmic Assistant or Technician by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).
  • Ideal candidate would have 2+ years experience in human research studies along with certification through either ACRP or SoCRA
Work Performed
  • Follow established guidelines in the collection of clinical data and/or administration of clinical studies.
  • Confer with study participants to explain purpose of study and obtain informed consent; explain diagnostic procedures and/or treatment plans to alleviate patient and/or family concerns; schedule patient for study procedures; initiate/coordinate drug orders, laboratory procedures and treatments for patients based on standing protocol orders.
  • Answer a range of questions on disease and treatment options.
  • Reconciliation of weekly/monthly finance documents.
  • Maintain subject registries and other documentation of screened and/or enrolled subjects.
  • Perform IRB submissions as well as all Sponsor/regulatory agency requested submissions.
  • Collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; code, evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare appropriate documentation; obtain blood samples, cultures, tissues and other specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; identify problems and/or inconsistencies and monitor patient's progress to include documentation and reporting of adverse events; recommend corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected clinical data in conjunction with principal investigator(s) as appropriate; prepare oral presentation or written reports and analyses setting forth progress, trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Confer with principal investigator(s) in developing plans for research projects and to discuss the interpretation of results; collaborate on the preparation of manuscripts for publication.
  • Coordinate the development of forms, questionnaires and the application of research techniques; write procedures manuals for data collection and coding.
  • Review journals, abstracts and scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments and to obtain information regarding previous studies to aid in the planning of new studies.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401203634

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1201 CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Job Family Level
52

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

1.Completion of a Bachelor's degree
2.Completion of an Associates degree plus a minimum of two years relevant experience (e.g., research, clinical, interaction with study population, program coordination)

Auto req ID

85612BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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