Clinical Research Coordinator
Job ID: R0016908 | Clinical Research | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Pediatrics is currently seeking a licensed or non-licensed Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to join our Nephrology team. This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements of an entry, intermediate or senior CRC. The CRC will work closely with physicians, research staff, study subjects and Departmental staff. The CRC will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of clinical research from study start-up through to archiving of study records. The licensed CRC will perform patient related care and assessments for research studies that are within the scope of his/her licensure and consistent with UVA SOM clinical research policies.

The successful candidate will be required to manage multiple complex clinical trials simultaneously in accordance with current regulatory requirements and maintain all study documentation in a manner that is 'audit ready'. The successful candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to clearly articulate information to clinicians and other members of the research team.
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll participants who meet study eligibility criteria
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact
  • Collect and enter data for all research studies in a timely fashion, create and maintain subject-related study logs
  • Prepare, submit and manage all study regulatory documents including but not limited to central and local IRB initial protocol submissions, modifications, recruitment materials, continuations, adverse events logs and additional core regulatory documents with oversight from supervisor
  • Process, prepare and ship study research samples specimens
  • Notify Principal Investigator and supervisor of subject status
  • Obtain medical histories, conduct medical assessments of clinical trial subjects including symptom management and adverse event assessment. Provide guidance to the study PI within the context of the study protocol
  • Perform research-related physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications
  • Serve as an information resource to study subjects
  • Oversee research finances including but not limited to budget preparation, invoicing and account reconciliation with oversight from supervisor

Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of clinical research and/or acute care hospital patients and medical terminology.



  • Education: BSN required, BSN with a Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: One year of clinical research experience is required, up to six years is preferred. Related Master's degree may substitute for three years of experience.
  • Licensure: BSN is required. Professional CRC certification with SOCRA or ACRP is required within one year of certification eligibility.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical research experience is required, up to six years is preferred. Related Master's degree may substitute for three years of experience.
  • Licensure: Professional CRC certification with SOCRA or ACRP is required within one year of certification eligibility.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check at time of offer per University Policy.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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