Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Non-Licensed, Infectious Diseases (UVA)
Job ID: R0039340 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine seeks candidates for a Clinical Research Coordinator 1, non-licensed, to assist with oversight of multiple clinical research projects. Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) 1, non-licensed (CRC-1, NL) is a role that provides an excellent avenue for an individual to begin a rewarding career in clinical research. In this role, one has the opportunity to receive on-the-job training to learn how to perform some of the basic tasks carried out by a clinical research coordinator. There is also a heavy focus on education to provide a strong foundational level of knowledge in clinical research as a whole. This is a role that involves intense cumulative learning to lay the groundwork for a successful career as a clinical research coordinator. A CRC 1 will work under the direct supervision of a principal investigator and/or an experienced CRC and will be assigned clinical research duties as deemed appropriate by a designated supervisor.

This position works closely with world-renowned principal investigators and other research team members who specialize in the management of pulmonary and infectious diseases. We have a varied research portfolio, including industry-sponsored and NIH-funded studies. CRCs will have the opportunity to work on clinical trials that include new therapies for COVID-19 and sepsis.

For more information on the investigators and areas of investigation, please visit:
https://www.nbc29.com/2021/06/09/infectious-disease-doctor-awarded-his-work-during-pandemic-uva/
https://www.nbc29.com/2022/02/15/uva-participating-covid-19-treatment-clinical-trial/
https://newsroom.uvahealth.com/2022/02/21/uva-joins-nationwide-study-potential-covid-19-medications/
https://www.rappnews.com/news/coronavirus/four-promising-covid-19-therapies-being-tested-at-nearby-uva/article_308e6d5e-521d-11eb-b037-c35307b7145a.html

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Work closely with an experienced CRC and/or principal investigator to learn the full scope of clinical research duties.
  • With the mentorship of a CRC and/or PI, learn how to read and follow a clinical trial protocol.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of patient safety in clinical research and identify the components of a clinical trial protocol that are employed to protect patient safety.
  • Engage in the following study conduct activities: screening and identifying eligible patients, obtaining and documenting informed consent, and enrolling subjects in a study.
  • Manage ongoing study conduct activities, such as coordinating study visits, maintaining concomitant medication records, tracking and reporting adverse events, and organizing subject study payments.
  • Collect and enter study data in a timely fashion; maintain corresponding documentation.
  • Collect, process, store, and ship study specimens as needed.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of existing study documentation, such as study visit schedules, study drug diaries, monitoring and/or training logs, and equipment records or study communications.
  • Prepare and submit basic regulatory documentation to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), such as personnel changes, annual protocol continuations, and minor protocol modifications.
  • Become familiar with the various electronic platforms utilized in clinical research, such as IRB Pro, Protocol Builder, CRConnect, OnCore, e-regulatory platforms, and Epic.
  • Demonstrate a continuously increasing level of clinical research knowledge gained through active participation in training and mentorship opportunities, as well as self-guided learning.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed, given the nature of the studies open to enrollment.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidates must have:
  • Education: Bachelor's or associate's degree. Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred qualifications:
  • One year of clinical trials experience.
  • Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Experience with Epic EMR, collection of biomarkers such as blood draws, and in a clinical environment is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of clinical research and/or acute care hospital patients and medical terminology.

Required skills:
  • Organizational and planning tasks skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable using technology.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will report to the Clinical Research Manager of the Joint Emerging Diseases Initiative (JEDI) team. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Heather M. Haughey, PhD at HMH8F@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Priority review of applications will begin August 26, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date is September 12, 2022. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance. This is a non-exempt-level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit www.hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This position is located in Charlottesville, VA.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen and drug screening are required for this position prior to employment.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community, please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.



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