Posting Summary: The Department of Neurology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed to work with the Movement Disorders clinical research team. The incumbent will manage a portfolio primarily focused on Huntington's disease related research. The incumbent is responsible for submitting and revising protocols, preparing reports, renewal forms, and other required forms to the IRB and other appropriate review boards for review and approval of research conducted by Neurology Movement Disorders Clinical Trials team. Incumbent also recruits, screens, enrolls patients into clinical trial studies, maintains study data, and follows-up per standards of Good Clinical Practices. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for collecting, maintaining and analyzing quality and outcomes data for the evaluation of clinical program initiatives.
The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree and one year of applicable clinical and/or research experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification along with 4 years of experience as a clinical research coordinator may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. One years' experience as a clinical research coordinator or Master's level training in a relevant field 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.
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. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification along with 4 years of experience as a clinical research coordinator may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Masters degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of one year of applicable clinical or research experience is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: One years' experience as a clinical research coordinator or Master's level training in a relevant field is 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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