Clinical Research Coordinator, CRC 1-CRC 4, Cardiology (Interventional Cardiology)
Job ID: R0033465 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (Interventional Cardiology) at the University of Virginia's (UVA) School of Medicine is currently seeking applicants for multiple Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC), licensed or non-licensed positions, at various skill and experience levels to join a dynamic, growing team of clinical research professionals. This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements of Clinical Research Coordinator 1, 2, 3 and 4. The CRC will work closely with physicians, research staff, study subjects and departmental staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of clinical research from study start-up through archiving of study records.

This position works closely with world-renowned principal investigators in their field and other research team members during the performance of the trials. The Clinical Research Coordinator will conduct the following tasks: consenting of research subjects, collection of study data, preparing appropriate study documentation and ensuring compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining quality management of the trial portfolio.

There is also opportunity for the position to be a narrower focus, such a strictly patient care, regulatory and/or finance/administrative roles, if the CRC skill sets match those particular roles.

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine continues to be a leader in national and international pivotal clinical research, and our CRCs play a critical role in the success of research. The CRC will have the opportunity to work on clinical trials that include innovative devices treating structural heart disease, heart failure, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and pulmonary hypertension. In addition, our clinical research professionals are involved with studies of new pharmaceuticals treating a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, such as high cholesterol, pulmonary hypertension and coronary disease. Coordinators with the Cardiology division have the opportunity to work in many different work settings of cardiovascular medicine, including the cardiac catheterization laboratory, UVA outpatient clinics, inpatient cardiac units and laboratories across the University.

Research reference information:

Innovating proctoring with live/recorded surgical cases, spanning across departments:
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Division of Cardiovascular Medicine – University of Virginia School of Medicine

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Recruitment, screening and enrolling study participants who meet research criteria.
  • Collecting basic information through scripted and non-scripted interviews.
  • Planning and executing tasks.
  • Organizational and planning tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Obtaining informed consent from study participants and maintaining telephone and in-person contact.
  • Collection of subject data, maintaining appropriate logs, tracking participants and preparing study materials.
  • Processing, preparing and shipping laboratory specimens.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Non-Licensed
  • Education: Bachelor's or associate's degree. Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience: None. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for associate's degree for Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Non-Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Four years of clinical research experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for associate's degree for Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 3, Non-Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Five or more years of clinical research experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience required. Master's degree may substitute for 1 year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is preferred at the time of hire and is required within one year.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 3, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for associate's degree for Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Experience: A minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience required. Master's or advanced degree may substitute for 1 year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 4, Non-Licensed
  • Education: Bachelor's degree required; master's or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience: At least seven years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility and complexity of work. Master's or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 4, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for associate's degree for Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Experience: At least seven years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility and complexity of work. Master's or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is required. Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.
  • Physical Demands: 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.

Preferred Experience:
  • Regulatory experience is a plus.
  • Extensive experience with managing multiple clinical research studies simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in computer/automated systems for data purposes.
  • Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Microsoft OneDrive.

These are restricted positions; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority review of applications will begin on March 4, 2022 but the positions will remain open until filled.

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