Posting Summary: The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology/Hematology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed to work with the clinical research team. The incumbent is responsible for revising and submitting protocols, preparing reports, renewal forms, and other required forms to the IRB, industry sponsors, and other appropriate review boards for review and approval of research conducted by Pediatric Oncology/Hematology. Incumbent also recruits, screens, and enrolls patients into clinical trial studies, maintains study data, and follows-up per standards of Good Clinical Practices.
Bachelor's Degree and one year of clinical research experience is required. A Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification along with 4 years of experience as a clinical research coordinator is preferred. Must have the ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously; ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary personnel as well as research committees, and outside sponsor personnel; ability to work accurately with attention to detail; excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills; ability to identify and resolve problems; ability to sort and compile data; considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology; and knowledge of Good Clinical Practices for research. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required. Experience in MS Access is preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree required.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of one year of clinical research experience is required. This experience is in addition to that required as part of a degree substitution.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: 4 years' experience as a clinical research coordinator preferred.
Preferred License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail. 2. Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills. 3. Ability to identify and resolve problems. 4. Ability to sort and compile data. 5. Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology. 6. Proficient knowledge of medical terminology. 7. Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices for research. 8. Ability to manage multiple trials simultaneously. 9. Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary personnel as well as research committees, and outside sponsor personnel.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working Knowledge of Federal and State Regulations as they apply to the conduct of clinical research is preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
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