Posting Summary: The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to serve as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Trainee or Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed to support clinical research studies. The incumbent is responsible for assisting with and/or conducting clinical research studies and trials, ensuring the highest quality; ensuring all regulatory requirements are met; and managing all aspects of the studies. They influence the long term goals of clinical research studies and processes.
To be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator, Trainee a Bachelor's degree is required, no experience is required.
To be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed position a Bachelor's degree and one year of applicable research experience is required; two years of experience in a healthcare, laboratory, or research setting preferred.
Obtaining a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is required within one year of eligibility.
Must have the ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously; ability to interact with patients, family, physicians and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees; sophisticated written/verbal communication skills; competency managing complex projects; meticulous attention to detail; knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics, and IRB procedures; proficient knowledge of medical terminology and proven ability to work independently or as part of a team, as well as the ability to work with senior leaders to accomplish goals. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required. Experience in EPIC and database systems 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
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare, psychology, a or related science preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Specific Experience: No experience required for the CRC Trainee position
At least one year of applicable research experience is required for the Clinical Research Coordinator position.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Two years of experience in a healthcare, laboratory, or research setting preferred.
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.