Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Working Title: Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Posting Date: 08-06-2018
The Division of Endocrinology is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator.
The incumbent is responsible for coordination of complex and comprehensive trials for endocrinology research. These trials may expand across multiple disciplines (i.e. interventional radiology, gastroenterology etc, etc.), both in and outpatient settings, and may include all phases of trials, including many investigator initiated studies influencing therapeutic drug development. Coordination includes screening and accrual of patients, coordinating and staffing study visit according to protocol, administering treatments as appropriate, and collecting and documenting patient information pertinent to the trial in the patient's electronic medical record as well as in the clinical research files and on study days coordinates the visit of the patient to ensure protocol compliance. The employee serves as a resource for nursing (outpatient, inpatient,), medical staff and other clinical research staff This position reports to the PI of the research program.
Qualified applicant must have an Associate's degree in Nursing or higher and demonstrate adequate clinical research experience. RN License is required. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification preferred. Knowledge of regulatory aspects i.e. submissions of protocols to IRB, FDA required. Experience with investigator initiated federally funded studies preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
2. Ability to independently plan and execute tasks.
3. Basic knowledge of sponsored clinical trials and proficient knowledge of medical terminology.
4. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.
5. Ability to clearly articulate specific information in area of subject matter expertise.
6. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.
7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to work with senior leaders to accomplish goals.
8. Ability to keep detailed records and manage and analyze confidential data.
9. Basic knowledge of IRB procedures and submission processes along with federal regulations.
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