The University of Maryland, Baltimore Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is seeking a full time contractual Clinical Research Specialist with benefits. This position is responsible for implementing clinical research protocols on behalf of the faculty/principal investigator. This position is the primary interface, along with the faculty member for patients enrolled in clinical trials. This position is responsible for screening, enrolling and consenting the patients and subsequently guiding the patient through the research protocol, their courses of care/medication, research visits, data collection, standard of care issues and direct research support. This position works directly with the medical care team, ancillary hospital staff, the Sponsor, and data managers in the Cancer Center.
This is a contractual position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Assists with the development of project timelines, work plan, recruitment strategy, and progress through the duration of the research study or clinical trial. Collaborates with Principal Investigators and regulatory staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions, protocol amendments, and renewals of ongoing clinical trials.
Oversees day to day clinical research operations and leads study initiation, execution, and completion. Oversees interaction with subject participants including eligibility screening, recruitment, enrollment, ensuring informed consent is properly secured and documented, counseling, and obtaining patient medical history.
Performs day-to-day operational duties such as: ensuring quality control and safety compliance; serving as liaison with IRB; submitting invoicing; developing procedures; ordering supplies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a scientific/medical/biological field.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in a clinical research setting, with two (2) years in a relevant specialization.
License/Certification: SOCRA certification desirable but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.
Ability to perform independent projects.
Ability to network with and provide information to key groups and individuals, and work as part of a team.
Knowledge of human subjects research, the regulations and policies surrounding it.
Prior experience with patients and patient interaction.
Ability to represent the Cancer Center and its faculty in a professional manner.
Ability to keep patient information confidential, knowledge of HIPPA regulations.
Strong PC skills, ability to use web-based applications and programs.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Exempt Staff - E3304E
Employee ClassEmployee Class : Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
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