Clinical Research Coordinator

New Haven, New Haven County
Jun 20, 2014

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STARS Requisition Number 24946BR
Department Cancer Ctr
University Job Title Coordinator 4, Research Support
Posting Position Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Bargaining Unit None
Job Category Managerial & Professional
Type of Employment Full Time
Duration Type Regular
Salary Grade 23
Work Location Medical School Campus
Worksite Address 300 George Street
Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Position Focus: Serves as the clinical research coordinator for clinical trials conducted at the Yale Cancer Center at the Smilow Cancer Hospital. Working under the direction of the Clinical Research Nurse Manager, plans, tracks and ensures that the clinical activities for study participants are conducted in accordance with approved protocols. These activities include, but are not limited to patient screening, eligibility determination, registration and other protocol and subject milestones. The CRC is also responsible for ensuring timely and accurate data entry into sponsor databases, coordinating monitoring visits conducted by sponsors and other oversight bodies and ensuring timely resolution of sponsor queries.
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Principal Responsibilities 1. Compares protocols and sponsored projects to confirm consistency between funding proposals/awards and approved protocols. 2. Documents established congruency between funding proposals and approved protocols. 3. Facilitates and/or assists with resolution of any inconsistencies between funding proposals and approved protocols. 4. Serves as a liaison between the Grants and Contracts offices, investigators, and business managers to resolve congruency issues in a timely manner. 5. Attends meetings and presents issues when necessary that were identified during congruency review. 6. Serves as a resource and provides technical assistance to investigators and their staff. 7. Provides analytical and technical support related to establishing and recording protocol/grant congruency, as needed. 8. Monitors federal and state regulations for new guidance, updates, or policies. Maintains a high degree of knowledge on these requirements to determine actions and follow directives that may be required to ensure University compliance with congruency review and reporting requirements. 9. Develops, implements, and manages internal practices that ensure compliance with federal requirements. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic/scientific field and a minimum of 3 years of related research support experience; or the equivalent combination of education or experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Demonstrated ability to create and follow research project related supporting documents.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Proven ability to schedule and coordinate research activities as well as work with a team to develop action items and other means to keep projects moving along according to timeline.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated ability to report on the status of project deliverables and draft and submit project updates to Yale team and study sponsor.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Strong clinical and analytical skills. Proven ability to evaluate and assess subject's suitability for inclusion into studies, obtain informed consent, determine patient eligibility and coordinate patient enrollment.
Required Skill/Ability 5: Excellent time management and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in health or research related discipline and two years of related work experience in a similar job family. Experience must indicate ability to work with minimal supervision in a team atmosphere and receptiveness to direction. Familiarity with oncology preferred.
Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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