Posting Summary: The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia is a vital and progressive research and treatment center for disorders affecting the nervous system. We offer advanced diagnosis and treatment for multiple neurological disorders and diseases and conduct numerous clinical trials, offering our patients the most current and promising treatments available.
The UVA Department of Neurology seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee. This position will serve to plan, organize and perform clinical trial duties for multiple complex clinical trials. Responsibilities will include training of investigators and other site personnel as well as monitoring all aspects of regulatory compliance.
The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree. Prior experience working in the area of ALS or Neuromuscular disease is preferred but not required.
Qualified candidates must possess the ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate; working knowledge of federal, state, local and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials; ability to communicate successfully both written and verbal to a diverse population; excellent communication skills; working knowledge of HIPAA regulations; considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of human subject research ethics and working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases and ability to provide technical support for study programming.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Prior experience working in the area of ALS or Neuromuscular disease is preferred but not required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to follow set policies and procedures. 2. Ability to adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work. Basic knowledge of clinical research. 3. Ability to independently research topics. 4. Demonstrated thoughtful and appropriate oral and written communication in daily interactions. 5. Ability to follow directions and work effectively as part of a team. 6. Ability to keep records and manage confidential data. 7. Basic knowledge of the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs. 8. Ability to adapt to changes in research procedures.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
Preferred Computer Applications: PACS and EPIC clinical systems
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.