Posting Summary: The Department of Neurosurgery is currently seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator. The incumbent evaluates the feasibility of proposed trials, prepares and or plans for the opening of trials, conducts trials, facilitates data capture, and audits multiple clinical trials. This is accomplished while assuring patient safety and abiding by applicable Federal law and international guidelines for the conduct of clinical trials.
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree at time of hire and at least one year of clinical research or related experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification and at least four years of additional professional experience may be considered in place of degree.
This position requires the ability to work on-call schedules as needed, including some nights and weekends.
This is a restricted position and employment is contingent upon continued funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree OR Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification and at least four years of additional professional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: A Bachelor's degree in a health care field is preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of one year of clinical research coordinator or related experience is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: A minimum of one year of experience as a clinical research coordinator is preferred.
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills. 2. Ability to identify and resolve problems. 3. Ability to work accurately, independently, and with attention to detail. 4. Proficient keyboarding skills. Ability to sort and compile data. 5. Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology. 6. Proficient knowledge of medical terminology, diseases/conditions under study, and Good Clinical Practices for research. 7. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage large volumes of information while having the ability to be flexible and adjust to changing situations. 8. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels. 9. Knowledge of word processing. 10. Knowledge of data administration with regard to clinical trials for data entry and electronic case report forms. 11. Ability to work on-call schedules as needed, including nights and weekends.
Required Computer Applications: None.
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Office, including Word, Access and Excel.
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