Clinical Research Specialist - ABMT Support - Durham

Job description

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

General Description of the Job Class

Perform a variety of research, data base and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature in support of multi-center clinical trials to ensure adherence to protocols and quality of information received.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

  • Perform a variety of research, data base and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature in support of multi-center clinical trials to assist investigators in organizing, gathering and compiling clinical research data.
  • Maintain and update site demographics on computer data base; log forms received and file as appropriate; prepare reports from data base to include weekly reports and other reports as requested.
  • Receive and disseminate study-related regulatory documents and correspondence from assigned sites; assist in screening documents for completeness and compliance with protocol and appropriate regulations; assist in investigating incomplete, inaccurate or missing documents to ensure accuracy and completeness of data. Assist in maintaining communications with sites to provide information, track documentation and overall progress of clinical trials and adherence to established guidelines; ensure that study materials and drug kits are shipped and re-supplied as requested; respond to routine questions related to study protocol and refer more complex questions to others as appropriate; document all conversations in the data base.
  • Communicate regularly with regional data monitors as needed to provide information before and after visits to participating sites; review the monitor's post visit reports and follow up on problems identified as appropriate.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other study personnel as required to include data entry and randomization personnel, pharmacy, laboratories, study sponsors and others as needed for study implementation and routine problem resolution.
  • Attend routine weekly meetings and other meetings related to the clinical trial; stay abreast of information and any changes to study protocol.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Required Qualifications at this Level


Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, data collection and research principles normally acquired through an associate's degree.


Work requires one year experience in research or a clerical setting to become familiar with the basic techniques and methods used to collect, compile, verify and store information.


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities










Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time