Multi Levels, CRC, Licensed
Working Title: Multi Levels, CRC, Licensed
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Posting Date: 02-14-2018
The Division of Endocrinology (Drs. Basu) are seeking 2 highly motivated individuals to serve as Clinical Research Nurse Coordinators.
The incumbent is responsible for implementation of complex and comprehensive research protocols related to Diabetes and other metabolic diseases. This person will be responsible for all aspects of clinical research. The nurse will perform duties including screening and accrual of patients, coordinating and staffing study visit according to protocol, reconstituting medications, isotopic substances as per protocol, administering these as appropriate, and collecting and documenting study related information pertinent to the protocol in the electronic format as well as in the study research files i.e. regulatory binder. The nurse will be responsible for drawing and collecting blood samples, coordinating/managing the visit days of the patient on study to ensure protocol compliance. In conjunction with non licensed coordinators the nurse will be responsible for preparation of annual reports for FDA, IRB and other regulatory bodies. This position requires hands on clinical work in the CRU setting or hospital so all clinical competencies need to be up to date. The nurse will work independently but with close communication with PI's on overall conduct of the research.
All applicants must have a current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator entry level, must have an Associate's Degree or higher and one year of clinical research experience.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Intermediate level must have an Associates degree or higher and at least four years of experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience.
Applicants who qualify for the senior level must have a Bachelor's degree or higher and six years of clinical research experience. Related graduate degree may substitute for three years of experience.
Some basic science or laboratory research experience is preferred. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) also preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
2. Strong interpersonal skills.
3. Ability to work in teams.
4. Ability to work autonomously.
5. Ability to problem-solve.
6. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
7. Ability to set priorities and reprioritize quickly.
8. Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced clinic setting.
9. Comfort in handling change and new situations.
10. Ability to learn quickly.
11. Ability to utilize computers and basic computer programs.
12. Working knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it.
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