Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed. Position coordinates and implements clinical research studies conducted by investigators for the Division of Gastroenterology. The incumbent collaborates with Principal Investigator for patients on clinical trials; collects and analyzes clinical research data; prepares appropriate documentation; and ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining quality management of the trial portfolio. As a Registered Nurse, the employee performs physical examinations and clinical tests, evaluates clinical findings, and administers investigational medications per protocol and physician order within the scope of licensure.
Qualified applicants must have an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing and a minimum of one year of clinical research experience. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Applicant must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date. Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred and is required within one year of employment. Clinical trial experience in gastroenterology is preferred. Candidate must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Familiarity with UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems (Epic) is desired.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Minimum of one year of clinical research experience is required.
Preferred Specific Experience: Clinical trial experience in gastroenterology is preferred.
Required License or Certification: Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
Preferred License or Certification: Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred and is required within one year of employment.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics. 2. Knowledge of IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects. 3. Knowledge of medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study and Good Clinical Practices for research. 4. Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills. 5. Ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards. 6. Ability to keep detailed records and manage and analyze confidential data. 7. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).
Preferred Computer Applications: UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems (Epic).
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