Clinical Research Coordinator I, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Clinical Research Coordinator I, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)

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Clinical Research Coordinator I, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)

Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) committed to recruiting, educating, and developing the careers of the next generation of outstanding basic and clinical cancer researchers who will continue the fight against cancer.

The Clinical Research Coordinator I supports Phases I, II, and III of LCCC oncology clinical trials. Performing a vital role in patient safety and protocol, and reporting to the Critical Management Team Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator I has duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Administers overall coordination of assigned clinical trials throughout the trial lifecycle.
  • Collaborates with investigators and more senior study team members by participating in recruitment and selection of study participants; and documents and collects data to support protocol screening and to determine compliance with eligibility requirements.
  • Interfaces with study participants, and obtains and documents informed consent according to protocol, institutional policies, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Coordinates or conducts study-related procedures and assessments while maintaining protocol integrity and patient safety and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Assists in the assessment, management, and coordination across the continuum of care (outpatient, inpatient, and home), including triage of phone calls, symptom management, and proactive patient communication.
  • Coordinates collection of research specimens per protocol requirements.
  • Provides patient education about clinical trial participation, treatment, potential side effects, and required testing.
  • Schedules/conducts in-service training for appropriate staff on assigned clinical trials.
  • Regularly updates the Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) with patient information and key dates to support responsible financial management of clinical trials.
  • Collaborates with Data Manager(s) to assure documentation for the clinical trial is complete and accurate, and assists with query resolution in a timely manner.
  • Documents and reports serious adverse events per protocol and institutional policy.
  • Act as a liaison with hospital staff, physicians, IRB, review committees, clinical research finance team, and auditors.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, adheres to GUMC's philosophies, policies, and SOPs; and works in compliance with Human Subject Protection, patient confidentiality/HIPAA, and GCP.

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or health related field
  • Ability to work independently and function within a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Reliability and skilled in prioritizing competing responsibilities

Preferred qualification

2 years of related experience in clinical research

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job No:
Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2033
Work Type: Full Time