CLINICAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST-Oncology

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



CLINICAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST-Oncology
Sarcoma Clinical Rsch

Occupational Summary

Perform a variety of research, data, and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature to support the conduct of clinical research for the Duke Cancer Institute's (DCI) Oncology Clinical Research Unit (OncCRU) for the Sarcoma Team under the direction of a supervisor.

Work Preformed

Clinical Research Operations- Identify participants that meet eligibility requirements under supervision. Document in record. Schedule participants for study visits as directed. Prepare necessary documents, equipment, supplies, etc. Conduct and document visits and protocol-specific testing/interviews according to study protocol, operational plans of clinical departments, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for minimal risk studies or for other studies under direction. Maintain subject level documentation for minimal risk studies, or for other studies under direction. Follow procedures and documentation of study payment. Employ strategies to maintain recruitment and retention rates, and to assist participants with individual needs. Assist with maintenance of study level documentation.

Collect, prepare, process, ship, and maintain inventory of research specimens. Provide input for adverse event reports. Collect, prepare or process adverse event information under supervision. Assist with preparation of study monitoring and audit visits.

Ethical and Participant Safety Considerations-Be familiar with the ethical conduct of research, and safeguards needed when conducting research with vulnerable populations. Understand that the safety of research participants is a priority.

Data Management and Informatics Use Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, technologies, and software necessary for study operations with little assistance. Enter data accurately. Score tests and measures according to protocol, and appropriate to role. Complete paper and electronic Case Report Forms (CRFs and eCRFs respectively) accurately and according to protocol.

Assist in investigating incomplete, inaccurate, or missing data and documents to ensure accuracy and completeness of data; follow SOPs for data quality assurance. Use required processes, policies, and systems to ensure data integrity, provenance, and security.

Scientific Concepts and Research Design Conduct literature reviews under the direction of a supervisor.
Leadership and Professionalism- Recognize and employ the professional guidelines and code of ethics related to the conduct of clinical research. Maintain Duke and project specific training requirements.

Study and Site Management- Prepare items for site initiation visits. Participate in sponsor required training.

Communication and Team Science- Participate in study team meetings. Respond to routine questions related to study protocol and refer more complex questions to others as appropriate. Communicate and coordinate with other study personnel as required for study implementation and routine problem resolution. Write and speak clearly in a variety of settings and styles to convey messages and ideas effectively.

And other work as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


The intent of this job description is to be representative of the level and the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities.


Requisition Number
401209819

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
802 CLINICAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Job Family Level
07

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-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

Work requires an associates degree.

Experience

None above education listed above

The preferred candidate will have oncology or research experience, training, education

Auto req ID

86390BR

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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