Clinical Research Coordinator 1
Job ID: R0025993 | Clinical Research | Full time | Charlottesville, VA

The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Research at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Non-Licensed to conduct a variety of clinical trial activities. Duties will include working with research participants, processing laboratory specimens, document preparation, record keeping, materials preparation, and reviewing of prospective research participants.

The incumbent will assist with clinical trial related activities, recruit, screen and consent potential study participants, schedule study visits, prepare and maintain study documentation, collect data at all study visits, compile adverse event data, and manage all data collected. Additionally, the incumbent is expected to complete on call rotations.

Individuals seeking this position must have strong organization skills, have the ability to problem solve, work well in a team environment, have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong assessment skills and demonstrate an ability to learn new information quickly. Additionally, qualified candidates must be able, with training, to collect, process and ship biomarkers, including blood and other body fluids.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruit, screen, and enroll study participants who meet research criteria. Collect basic information through scripted interviews and answer general questions.
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact. Notify Principal Investigator and supervisor of subject status.
  • Collect subject data, enter and analyze data, and compile reports, adhering to proper research protocols. Prepare documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials. Keep appropriate logs, track participants, and prepare study materials.
  • Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.
  • Submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor.
  • Obtain medical histories and conduct medical assessments of clinical trial subjects, including symptom management with appropriate referral. Create treatment plans and serve as an information resource for trial subjects.
  • Perform physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications.
  • Conduct adverse event assessment and provide recommendations to Principal Investigator or physicians.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

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

Clinical Research 1, Non-Licensed Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree.
  • Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • None.
  • Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Preferred candidate will have had some exposure to clinical research.
  • Preferred candidate should have at least 1 year of work experience.

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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