Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Unit - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Oct 15, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Unit - Georgetown University Medical Center

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Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Unit - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Georgetown University Clinical Research Unit (GU-CRU / CRU) mission is to sustain specialized institutional resources in which clinical investigators can observe and study human physiology as well as study and treat disease with innovative approaches. The objective of the GU-CRU program is to make available to medical scientists the resources that are necessary for the conduct of clinical research.

The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of clinical trials implementation are conducted smoothly and in a safe manner. The subjects, PIs, sponsors, and the institution depend on the study coordinator for accurate and safe implementation of the clinical protocol. Errors in study conduct result in protocol deviations, which jeopardize the integrity of the clinical data, the reputation of the PI and institution and the safety of the subject. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of multiple clinical trials for multiple investigators.

Reporting to the study PI, duties include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate and participate in clinical research studies conducted by principal investigator(s) at Georgetown University Clinical Research Unit (CRU).
  • Coordinate and participate in a variety of complex activities involved in the collection, compilation, and documentation of clinical research data.
  • Coordinate study initiation tasks including all regulatory documentation and subject recruitment, study enrollment tasks, study conduct, and study closeout.
  • Study conduct will include obtaining blood samples, cultures, tissues and other specimens for laboratory analysis, questionnaires, and data management as indicated and allowable under the state board practice act.
  • Participate in training to obtain certifications and ensure Good Clinical Practices are followed.
  • Required to comply with institutional policies regarding data management and usage of OnCore Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) as applicable.

  • Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree preferred or an Associate's degree with one to two years' experience. Consideration given to an equivalent of education and work experiences that demonstrate aptitude for research facilitation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

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Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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