Clinical Research Coordinator II

Location
Jacksonville FL
Posted
Oct 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator II

Job Description:

Responsible for research-specific quality care for pediatric, adolescent and adult patients within UF CARES while maintaining a holistic family-oriented viewpoint. Responsible for overall coordination of HIV-related and non HIV-related research protocols including treatment, observational and chart extraction studies.

  • Actively recruits and screens eligible patients for research protocols. Assists and conducts Informed Consent process.
  • Coordinates and implements enrollment and follow-up procedures to collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, and other sources.
  • Performs phlebotomy on both pediatric and/or adult patients and performs all study lab processing including centrifuging, aliquoting, storage, freezer maintenance and shipping as assigned.
  • Assures that study-related laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are completed, reviewed, and confirmed.
  • Communicates with providers, protocol teams, sponsors, IRB, as well as others from the UF CARES staff regarding the clinical management of signs, symptoms, toxicities, abnormal labs, deviations, adverse events.
  • Maintains contact with study patients to facilitate study retention and their care, including communication regarding study requirements, coordinates drug dispensing with Research Pharmacist, other procedures, and treatment.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs. In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. 

Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’s premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care. 

With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center; Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000 outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually. 

Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the only full-service hospital in North Jacksonville.  The state-of-the-art hospital at UF Health North offers conveniently located, high-quality health care to patients across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services unavailable anywhere else in North Jacksonville, provided by UF Health and community physicians.  The hospital features all-private rooms, which studies show promote healing and improve the patient experience. Patient engagement technology in patient suites allows for easy meal ordering, TV control and access to nurses. And mothers-to-be can soon deliver their babies in our spacious labor and delivery suites later this summer.  The hospital is adjacent to the existing medical office building, where UF Health providers offer more than 20 specialties, including pediatrics and women’s health services. The campus is located on Max Leggett Parkway close to Jacksonville International Airport, approximately 15 minutes from Nassau County and less than 30 minutes from Georgia.  For more information, visit http://north.ufhealthjax.org/.  

Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.

For more information about Jacksonville, visit http://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-affairs/AboutJacksonville.aspx.  

Advertised Salary:

$45,000 - $65,000, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree or a bachelor's degree and two years of appropriate experience with Clinical Research Certification. Two years of prior experience with clinical trials, including HIV/AIDS. Working knowledge of computers and computer software, such as MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written English skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position. Background check is required. Applicants should be able to obtain and maintain Shipping Dangerous goods certification and CITI and NIH Certification within 3 months of hire to maintain employment.  

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume, cover letter and 3 references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes