Clinical Research Coordinator
Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Posting Date: 07-12-2017
The University of Virginia, Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee and/or Clinical Research Coordinator. This position may assist in or lead clinical research coordination and management of clinical trials within the department. As a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee qualified candidate, training on federal, state, and local regulations will be provided and taught as they apply to the conduct of clinical trials and within one year, the candidate must demonstrate a basic understanding of these regulations.
Both positions will work as a key member of the research team within the Emergency Medicine Research Office. This position will be trained and mentored by and with fellow coordinators to their respective levels to develop, attract, and manage research obligations with departmental primary investigators as well as in collaboration with other departments across the health system to improve the impact, opportunity, and quality of medical practice, medical procedures, and medicine as a whole.
This position is required to work some weekend schedules, as well as potentially early or late shift schedules. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree or Associate's with appropriate healthcare licensure; a Bachelor's degree is preferred. Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required and familiarity with EPIC and the electronic healthcare records if preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent on continued funding.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent written and oral communication skills for maintaining working relationships with patients, family members, physicians, ancillary personnel, and research committees.
2. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and early shift schedules, to meet program requirements.
3. Thorough understanding and strong comprehension of clinical activities to include the ability and skill to review electronic medical records and the knowledge of emergency department, clinical, or research operations.
4. Good customer service and interpersonal skills to establish a rapport with study subjects and clinical staff of various levels.
5. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
6. Ability to analyze and organize work procedures.
7. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels.
8. Ability to learn new information under supervision of others.
9. Ability to work with a diverse community of people.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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