Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed

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Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Anesthesiology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-30-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Anesthesiology, in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia, is accepting applications for the position of a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed. This position focuses on the study related procedures for clinical trials in the Department of Anesthesiology. The successful Candidate will work closely with study subjects and other research staff and will be involved in most steps of the research trial process. They will perform some patient related care and assessments within the scope of their licensure. They will work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They are focused on the long term goals of clinical research trial and process.

A Bachelor's degree and at least one year of applicable experience is required. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification and at least four years of additional professional experience will be considered in place of degree. Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is required by start date.

This position is restricted and is contingent upon the continuation of funding.

This position will remain open to applications until filled.

To apply for this position, please visit and search on posting # 0624395 or visit: Complete an Application online, attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references.

For information related to this posting, please contact John Gonnella at 434-982-4310 or [email protected]

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. Recruit, screen, and enroll study participants who meet research criteria. Collect basic information through scripted interviews and answer general questions.
2. Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact. Notify Principal Investigator and supervisor of subject status.
3. Collect subject data, enter and analyze data, and compile reports, adhering to proper research protocols. Prepare documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials. Keep appropriate logs, track participants, and prepare study materials.
4. Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.
5. Submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor.
6. Obtain medical histories and conduct medical assessments of clinical trial subjects, including symptom management with appropriate referral. Create treatment plans and serve as an information resource for trial subjects.
7. Perform physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications.
8. Conduct adverse event assessment and provide recommendations to Principal Investigator or physicians. Demonstrate ability to follow set laboratory policies and procedures. Adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work. Basic knowledge of clinical research.
9. Working knowledge of a specific area of subject matter expertise. Knowledge of medical terminology.
10. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.
11. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
12. Proficient in computer applications. Working knowledge of various database and software programs. Ability to keep detailed records and manage and analyze confidential data.
13. Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
14. Excellent written and oral communication skills with patients, doctors, and co-workers.
15. Ability to prioritize and accurately complete tasks independently.
16. Proficient in record maintenance and report development.
17. Ability to enter and maintain data in a timely manner.
18. Ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.
19. Ability to train other staff members.
20. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
21. Excellent time management and organizational skills.

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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 1/1/2019
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