Posting Summary: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, at the University of Virginia seeks a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate. This position will collect and analyze clinical research data; prepare appropriate ethical and regulatory documentation; and ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. The Clinical Research Coordinator also evaluates the feasibility of proposed trials, prepares trials budgets, and plans for the opening of a proposed trial. Incumbent may supervise other Clinical Research Coordinator(s) and Lab Specialist(s) in the future.
In addition, this position will assume primary responsibility for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Biological Specimen Laboratory. These duties include, but are not limited to: -Participating in specimen collection via venipuncture when required according to protocol. -Patient identification, specimen labeling and collection verification, or instructing patients or other healthcare providers in collection and preservation techniques for specimens. -Maintain equipment, instruments and sufficient supplies -Process, prepare, deliver and/or ship samples to collaborators as required based on study protocols
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and at least four years of clinical research experience. A related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. A Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is preferred at time of hire. If not certified at time of hire, certification is required within one year of eligibility.
Preferred qualifications include: 1) Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and ability to independently ensure that sample requirements are met based on laboratory specification and protocol guidelines. 2) Background that includes obstetrics and gynecology. 3) Experience in data analysis. 4) Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree in a Health Science field or Masters in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, or a related degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: 4 years of clinical research experience is required. Related graduate degree may substitute for 2 years of experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: 1. Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and ability to independently ensure that sample requirements are met based on laboratory specification and protocol guidelines. 2. Prefer background that includes obstetrics and gynecology. 3. Supervisory experience strongly preferred. 4. Experience in data analysis.
Required License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is required within one year of eligibility.
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage large volumes of information and compile, sort, and analyze data. 2. Knowledge of IRB procedures and submission process along with the federal regulations of working with human subjects. 3. Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and ability to independently ensure that sample requirements are met based on laboratory specification and protocol guidelines. 4. Able to work independently with minimal supervision is a must. 5. Ability to work with a diverse community of people including physicians, patients, staff and the public. 6. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 7. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 8. Knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Advanced knowledge of human subjects research ethics. 2. Ability to identify and resolve problems. 3. Proficient keyboarding skills. 4. Flexibility and ability to adjust to changing priorities 5. Ability to learn new information under supervision of others. 6. Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills 7. Demonstrated ability to learn the organization, policies and procedures associate with clinical research. 8. Experience working in a laboratory. 9. Working knowledge of HIPPA regulations. 10. Ability to follow patient safety guidelines. 11. Working knowledge of Informed Consent protocol. 12. Familiarity with Protocol Builder
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Powerpoint Microsoft Outlook
Preferred Computer Applications: EPIC OnCore Data Base Familiarity with statistical databases (e.g. Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel) Familiarity with statistical analyses software (e.g. STATA, SPSS, SAS, and/or related programs)
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