Clinical Research Coordinator, Intermediate

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Intermediate

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Neurology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-18-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia is a vital and progressive research and treatment center for disorders affecting the nervous system. We offer advanced diagnosis and treatment for multiple neurological disorders and diseases and conduct numerous clinical trials, offering our patients the most current and promising treatments available.

The UVA Department of Neurology seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Non-Licensed. This position will serve to plan, organize, lead and perform advanced level clinical trial duties for multiple complex clinical trials. Responsibilities will include training of investigators and other site personnel as well as monitoring all aspects of regulatory compliance. Incumbent will actively participate in decisions regarding clinical research process and decisions will be wide in scope affecting both internal and external partners.

The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification along with 4 years of experience as a clinical research coordinator may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred.

Prior experience working as a CRC in the area of ALS or Neuromuscular disease is preferred but not required.

Qualified candidates must possess the ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate; working knowledge of federal, state, local and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials; ability to communicate successfully both written and verbal to a diverse population; excellent communication skills; working knowledge of HIPAA regulations; considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of human subject research ethics and working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases and ability to provide technical support for study programming.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.
2. Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees and outside sponsor personnel.
3. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
4. Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
5. Ability to follow patient safety regulations.
6. Proficient knowledge of medical terminology.
7. Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices for research.

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