Clinical Research Coordinator 2

Location
Chicago
Posted
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit:

Unit Job Summary: The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 supports multiple investigator initiated clinical trial and research activity, including trial activity linked to CTCL clinics, ensures compliance with all IRB protocols, recruits and consents patients, coordinates patient schedules, provides patient education in the clinical setting. Serve as liaison between PI(s), CRO, IRB, Industry, Fellow(s), Clinical Nurse(s), and human subjects, in managing research projects/studies involving various research protocols. The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 will coordinate and manage clinical and translational research for the Section of Nephrology under the leadership of Dr. Arlene Chapman and Dr. Bharathi Reddy. The role focuses on performing studies on renal patients with diseases including polycystic kidney disease and end stage renal disease. Responsible for data collection, data entry, and analysis. Develop and maintain data systems (databases, web/internet resources) and ease of data flow. Responsible for quality control of all clinical information entries. Assist in the grant applications process, acquisition, interpretation, and analysis of data generated in the project. Coordinate, schedule, and retrieve all subject research records, questionnaires, and other study requirements for all protocols.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Unit Experience: Minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience or relevant experience required. Experience coordinating multiple studies (e.g., investigator initiated, industry sponsored, multi-site trials) required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures and the ability to monitor clinical research patients from many disciplines required. Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others required. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy required. Strong organizational skills required. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required. Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion required. Excellent interpersonal skills required. Strong data management skills and attention to detail required. Ability to participate in protocol review and clinical trials evaluations required. Knowledge of medical terminology / environment required. Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required. Excellent time management and ability to prioritize work assignments required. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required. Familiarity with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) required. Ability to read and understand clinical trials protocols required. Understanding of the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review required. Understanding of the federal research regulations and the ability to identify the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation required. Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly required. Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.