Clinical Research Coordinator
Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Department of Neurology at The University of Chicago Medical Center has a great history and tradition, having made significant contributions to neurological training, clinical care, and the basic understanding of neurological disease.
The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 (CRC1) works under the general direction of a departmental, clinical research manager and/or the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) in partnership with the Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Investigator(s) and other study personnel. The CRC1 works with the PI, clinical research manager, department, sponsoring agencies, and the OCR to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial, and other related aspects of the clinical study. The CRC1 coordinates, completes and monitors the daily clinical trial activities and performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and reporting of clinical research data. The CRC1 plays a critical role in ensuring compliance with the study protocol, Federal guidelines, Local guidelines, and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
- Coordinates 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.
- 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.
- Excellent interpersonal skills required.
- Strong data management skills and attention to detail required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required.
- Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials) required.
- Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required.
- Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly required.
- Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- One year of research experience or relevant experience preferred.
- Knowledge of medical terminology/environment preferred.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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