Clinical Research Coordinator

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20126 Anesthesia & Critical Care

About the Unit
The Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care is a clinical academic department at the University of Chicago. The department has been continuously productive not only in its scientific contributions, but also in providing outstanding basic medical care in anesthesiology. Its members have helped to establish the role of anesthesiologists as consultants in fields such as intensive care, oxygen therapy, the recovery room, and inhalation therapy. From a one-member section in 1928, the department has grown to a 60+ member faculty; the department includes 50+ residents, 20+ nurse-anesthetists, 14 administrators and 70+ staff members. Faculty members are active nationally and internationally in the field, and former trainees of the department hold prominent academic positions in the United States and throughout the world.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Works under the general direction of a Clinical Research Manager and the Director of Clinical Research. Works closely with Principal Investigators (PI) and sponsoring agents. Interacts with regulatory agents, Institutional Review Board (IRB) personnel, patients, department staff, and hospital staff. Manages all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.


  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.
  • Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
  • Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Prepares and maintains protocol submissions and revisions.
  • Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and potential side effects.
  • Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
  • Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
  • May recruit and interview potential study patients.
  • May obtain, possess, and transport specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.

  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures and the ability to monitor clinical research patients from many disciplines.
  • Thorough working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to travel to occasional national and international meetings.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of four years of education and related work experience required.
  • Some relevant post-secondary work experience preferred.

Required Document(s):
  • Resume required

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

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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Health Screen Required?

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Full time

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The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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