Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed
Job ID: R0039743 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks a highly qualified applicant for the role of Clinical Research Coordinator, non-licensed. Clinical Research Coordinators, non-licensed, work closely with study subjects and other research staff and are involved in most steps of the research trial process. They function under the principal investigator and cannot perform any tasks that by state or local law require a medical license to perform. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They focus on the long-term goals of clinical research trial and process.

Ranked among the top nursing schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, UVA aims to create a diverse community of students, scholars, and staff who aspire to achieve excellence in education, research, and clinical experiences. The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA, our Inclusion, Diversity, and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive and respectful and that considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, research, and teaching have prepared them to substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and men.

  • Work closely with the study PI (Meghan Mattos, PhD), be responsible for organizing study-related material, and attend study relevant meetings.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of a new NIH-funded grant.
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll study participants who meet research criteria using remote means (e.g., phone, online). Collect basic information through scripted phone interviews and answer general questions.
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain contact virtually.
  • Collect subject data, enter and analyze data, and compile reports, adhering to research protocols. Keep appropriate logs, track participants, and prepare study materials.
  • Compile, manage, and submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor or principal investigator.
  • Some supervision of research assistants or students who are assisting with the study.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Clinical Research Coordinator certificate and/or Clinical Research Associate certificate with four years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • At least one year of clinical research experience. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $60,000 - $65,000. This is a full-time exempt level position with UVA benefits. Employee benefits package highlights include:

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; and parental and community service Leave.
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs.
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Tuition and professional development benefits.
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

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.

This position will remain open until filled.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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