Clinical Research Coordinator 1

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jun 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
2012227 Medicine-Hospitalist

About the Unit
The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will be a member of research in Hospital Medicine, working on projects for the Hospitalist Project. Hospital Medicine research is responsible for establishing standards, operating procedures, policies and practices, implementing educational and training programs, developing communication tools, and managing the administrative functions that impact individuals involved in clinical research. The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will provide support to the research faculty in the section of Hospital Medicine and within the Department of Medicine.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 (CRC1) is an entry level researcher working with the Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. David Meltzer, Co-Investigator(s) and other study personnel, and under the limited direction of departmental, clinical research director/manager and/or the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). With supervision and/or guidance, the CRC1 works with the PI, Co-Investigator(s), department, sponsoring agencies, and/or the OCR to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial and other related aspects of the clinical study.

The CRC1 independently manages, facilitates and monitors the daily activities of multiple moderately complex protocols and performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and reporting of data. The CRC1 plays an instrumental role in ensuring compliance with the study protocol, Federal guidelines, local guidelines in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP). The CRC1 will work with regulatory agents, the Institutional Review Board, study participants, department staff, and hospital staff.

This position entails all aspects of conducting clinical research: recruiting/interviewing, screening, consenting, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of case report forms and adverse event reporting. The CRC1 will educate subjects and parents/guardians about study procedures to be performed. The CRC1 will record data in databases, as required, and will perform medical chart reviews. He/she will maintain accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent form, relevant Institutional Review Board approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms, drug dispensing logs, and study-related communication.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the conduct of the study from startup through closeout including recruitment and screening of study subjects, obtaining informed consent, collecting research data, and ensuring protocol adherence.
  • Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
  • Protect patients and data confidentiality by ensuring security of research data and personal health information and compliance with federal regulations and sponsor protocols.
  • Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records which may include, but are not limited to, signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.
  • Understand the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review, including facilitation of study initiation through meticulous and timely preparation of IRB submissions.
  • Understand the federal research regulations and identify the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation.
  • May prepare and maintain protocol submissions and revisions.


Competencies:
  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures and the ability to monitor clinical research patients from many disciplines required.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others required.
  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Strong data management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to participate in protocol review and clinical trials evaluations required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology / environment required.
  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritize work assignments required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required.
  • Familiarity with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) required.
  • Ability to read and understand clinical trials protocols required.
  • Understanding of the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review required.
  • Understanding of the federal research regulations and the ability to identify the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation required.
  • Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly required.
  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.


Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree by start date required.
  • One year of research experience or relevant experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment preferred.


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Hourly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
No

Drug Test Required?
Yes

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
Yes

Posting Date
2018-04-11-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-10-11-07:00

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Full time
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