Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-12-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed. Position coordinates and implements clinical research studies conducted by investigators for the Division of Gastroenterology. The incumbent collaborates with Principal Investigator for patients on clinical trials; collects and analyzes clinical research data; prepares appropriate documentation; and ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining quality management of the trial portfolio. As a Registered Nurse, the employee performs physical examinations and clinical tests, evaluates clinical findings, and administers investigational medications per protocol and physician order within the scope of licensure.

Qualified applicants must have an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing and a minimum of one year of clinical research experience. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Applicant must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date. Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred and is required within one year of employment. Clinical trial experience in gastroenterology is preferred. Candidate must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Familiarity with UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems (Epic) is desired.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics.
2. Knowledge of IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects.
3. Knowledge of medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study and Good Clinical Practices for research.
4. Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills.
5. Ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards.
6. Ability to keep detailed records and manage and analyze confidential data.
7. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.

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