Advertised Summary Job Description: A Clinical Research Coordinator is needed to oversee studies involving the gastrointestinal microbiome and gastrointestinal malignancies. The Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple research projects/clinical trials, including patient enrollment, regulatory related procedures, and the gathering/early analysis of study data.
The Coordinator will recruit, enroll/register subjects and obtain confirmation of subject eligibility in accordance to protocols. This will involve extracting data from various electronic medical record systems. Create and maintain regulatory binders and file essential documents for each project/trial. Assist in the coordination of tests and visits for patients/subjects and work with the study team to maximize work efficiency and productivity. Coordinate data management requirements and other aspects of clinical research protocols. Create and maintain Microsoft Access/Excel/Other subject tracking databases. Manage discrete tasks as well as overall project workflow.
Coordinate all aspects of multiple studies focused on possible collection of data, blood and tissue specimens, while ensuring protocol compliance and promoting patient safety. Communicate with both internal and external collaborators. Disseminate study updates and supplies to various project/trial sponsors, coordinators, surgeons, and Investigators. Prepare educational materials for participants and manage content of program website (recruitment content may require IRB approval). Participate in weekly research-in-progress meetings with PI and research team and discuss trial statuses and recruitment/enrollment updates. Assist in data preparation, analysis, and presentation at local and national meetings; and with manuscript drafting and preparation for publication. Perform additional duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years clinical research or similar experience. Master's degree would substitute for experience. Comfortable with patient/subject and clinical staff interaction. Experience with study protocols; IRBs; liaising with various internal and external clinics, departments, and hospitals; and implementing protocol guidelines. Experience with collecting, processing, and shipping bio-specimens. Excellent team player with ability to multitask, prioritize and work independently. Exceptional data management skills and experience working with Microsoft Excel and Access, experience with statistical programming desired but not necessary. Strong critical thinking skills, quantitative skills, effective communication and exceptional organizational skills are essential.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience/training in statistical methods and research study design is desirable. Knowledge of medical terminology and experience with medical record data extraction a plus.
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