Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Department of Urology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Licensed. This position coordinates and implements clinical trial research studies in the Department of Urology. The incumbent collaborates with Principal Investigators 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.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and have a minimum of four years of clinical research experience. A related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is preferred and required within one year of eligibility.
Qualified applicants must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, as well as have the ability to plan and execute tasks; the ability to clearly articulate specific information in the area of subject matter expertise; the ability to recruit and screen potential research participants; the ability to work independently and as part of a team and the ability to keep detailed records and to manage and analyze confidential data. Knowledge of sponsored clinical trials; proficient knowledge of medical terminology; and knowledge of IRB procedures and submission processes along with federal regulations are required.
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
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Masters degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of four years of clinical research or related experience is required with a Bachelor's degree. With a related Master's degree, candidates must have two years of related clinical research experience. Candidates must also have significant medical background in order to interpret EMR data.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: With a related Master's degree, candidates must have two years of related clinical research experience. Prefer strong experience and background in education and/or community outreach.
Required License or Certification: Registered Nurse or LPN
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of good clinical practices. 2. Good communication and interpersonal skills. 3. Initiative to develop professionally and improve the clinical trials process. 4. Ability to interact with patients (including children), family members, physicians, and ancillary personnel in a professional manner. 6. Ability to accurately and consistently document information. 7. Ability to work as part of a collaborative team, as well as independently
Required Computer Applications: Familiarity with database entry, queries and reporting using MS Excel and MS Access.
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.