Clinical Research Coordinator, Intermediate

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Intermediate

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-17-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, at the University of Virginia seeks a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate. This position will collect and analyze clinical research data; prepare appropriate ethical and regulatory documentation; and ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. The Clinical Research Coordinator also evaluates the feasibility of proposed trials, prepares trials budgets, and plans for the opening of a proposed trial. Incumbent may supervise other Clinical Research Coordinator(s) and Lab Specialist(s) in the future.

In addition, this position will assume primary responsibility for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Biological Specimen Laboratory. These duties include, but are not limited to:
-Participating in specimen collection via venipuncture when required according to protocol.
-Patient identification, specimen labeling and collection verification, or instructing patients or other healthcare providers in collection and preservation techniques for specimens.
-Maintain equipment, instruments and sufficient supplies
-Process, prepare, deliver and/or ship samples to collaborators as required based on study protocols

Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and at least four years of clinical research experience. A related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. A Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is preferred at time of hire. If not certified at time of hire, certification is required within one year of eligibility.

Preferred qualifications include:
1) Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and ability to independently ensure that sample requirements are met based on laboratory specification and protocol guidelines. 2) Background that includes obstetrics and gynecology. 3) Experience in data analysis. 4) Supervisory experience strongly preferred.

This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of 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. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage large volumes of information and compile, sort, and analyze data.
2. Knowledge of IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects.
3. Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and ability to independently ensure that sample requirements are met based on laboratory specification and protocol guidelines.
4. Able to work independently with minimal supervision is a must.
5. Ability to work with a diverse community of people including physicians, patients, staff and the public.
6. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
7. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
8. Knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology.

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