Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed (Intermediate/Senior)


Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed (Intermediate/Senior)

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-03-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed (Intermediate or Senior) 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 a Bachelor's degree or higher and have a current Registered Nurse license in the state of Virginia.

To be considered for the Intermediate level, candidates must have at least four years of clinical research experience. A related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is required within one year of eligibility.

To be considered for the Senior level candidates must have a minimum of six years of clinical research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for three years of experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification required. Master's degree in related field with related work experience may substitute at time of hire with certification required within one year of certification eligibility.

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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