Clinical Research Coordinator, Trainee

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Trainee

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Neurology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-22-2017

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 Trainee. This position will serve to plan, organize and perform 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.

The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree.
Prior experience working 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.

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to follow set policies and procedures.
2. Ability to adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work. Basic knowledge of clinical research.
3. Ability to independently research topics.
4. Demonstrated thoughtful and appropriate oral and written communication in daily interactions.
5. Ability to follow directions and work effectively as part of a team.
6. Ability to keep records and manage confidential data.
7. Basic knowledge of the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
8. Ability to adapt to changes in research procedures.

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