Clinical Research Coordinator - Varying Levels, JEDI Team
Job ID: R0016008 | Clinical Research | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
The Joint Emerging Diseases Initiative (JEDI) Team, a new collaboration between the Infectious Diseases Division and the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division within the Department of Medicine is seeking to hire one new Clinical research coordinator. The JEDI team's research portfolio currently consists of inpatient and outpatient COVID treatment trials.
  • Are you ready to join the fight against COVID?
  • Are you excited by making a difference, one patient at a time?
  • Are you a seasoned task switcher, one who thrives in a fast-paced environment, where priorities are changing daily based on need?

If you answered yes to these questions, then this position could be for you!

This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements outlined below. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as the position involves interaction with patients, physicians, researchers, and clinical staff. The incumbent must perform independently and as part of a team, demonstrating the ability to prioritize competing tasks and take initiative. This position provides clinical trial management for new and existing research trials. 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'. Incumbent will be required to work rotating weekends and on-call shifts, alternating with others within the department, as needed for study requirements.

As a key member of the research team, you will work closely with the CRM and several physician-investigators on our research trials.

Specific Duties and Role Expectations Include:
  •     Screening electronic medical records (EMR) for potential study candidates & tracking screening efforts.
            Recruit and obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact
        Coordinate study follow up with clinical teams/clinics for subjects throughout their participation in the study. Collect and enter data for all trials in a timely fashion, maintain corresponding documentation
            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
            Demonstrate a high level of proficiency using all research IT platforms employed at UVA as well as any IT platforms used in a given clinical trial
            Process, prepare and ship study research samples
            Notify supervisor and PI of subject status
            Obtain medical histories, conduct medical assessments of clinical trial subjects including symptom management and adverse event assessment. Provide appropriate guidance to the study PI within the context of the study protocol
            Serve as an information resource to study subjects
            Notify supervisor of any challenges associated with clinical trial conduct or research operations
            Ability to work a flexible schedule, when needed, given the nature of the studies open to enrollment
            Ability to work on weekends, when needed, given the nature of the studies open to enrollment
            Ability to enroll COVID positive patients in the inpatient or outpatient settings
            Ability to draw blood when necessary, or become phlebotomy trained
            Supporting and providing guidance to faculty and trainees with clinical research projects in the department.

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

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority review of applications will begin on October 11th, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants will be considered for the following levels and position types:

Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee ($20 - $24/hr)
  • Education: Non-licensed trainees possess a Bachelor's degree, and licensed trainees have at least an Associate's degree with an appropriate health-related licensure.

Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed ($50,000 - $57,000)
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Certification is required within one year of eligibility.

Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed ($53,000 - $60,000)
  • Education: Associate's degree or higher based on medical specialty (with licensure)
  • Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: RN or other health-related licensure as dictated by study (Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, etc.)

Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Non-Licensed ($55,000 - $62,000)
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: At least four years of clinical research experience. Related Master's degree may substitute for two years of experience.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Certification is required within one year of eligibility.

Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Licensed ($58,000 - $65,000)
  • Education: Associate's degree or higher based on medical specialty (with licensure)
  • Experience: At least four years of clinical research experience. Related Master's degree may substitute for two years of experience.
  • Licensure: RN or other health-related licensure as dictated by study (Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, etc.)

Required qualifications:
Education:
  • Must have an Associate's degree.
  • Preferences will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree.
Experience:
  • Experience in CRC work is expected to match the level at which the position is filled. Related graduate degree or clinically licensed RN experience for 10 years may substitute for two years of experience if hired at the level of beginning or intermediate CRC. C
  • ertification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is preferred and is encouraged within one year of eligibility.

Required Skills:
  • Clear, concise, and professional communication skills (written, electronic, verbal, and nonverbal) is required. Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.
  • Previous experience with EPIC EMR, collection of biomarkers such as blood draws, and experience in a clinical environment is preferred. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

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