Clinical Research Coordinator, Various Levels - Endocrinology & Metabolism (UVA)
Job ID: R0036335 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Virginia's (UVA) School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a Clinical Research Coordinator 1, licensed or non-licensed, or Clinical Research 2, licensed or non-licensed, to participate in clinical trials and registries. This position works closely with world-renowned principal investigators and other research team members who specialize in translational research in diabetes and other metabolic diseases. All aspects of clinical research, including consent and enrollment of research subjects; collecting data; conducting interventional inpatient work, including preparation of infusions, hormones and blood withdrawal; maintaining electronic regulatory binders; and ensuring compliance with federal regulatory and protocol guidelines. We are proud to serve patients from across the state of Virginia and surrounding states for their endocrinology and metabolism specialty care.

The studies range from federally funded, investigator-initiated research in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and industry-sponsored clinical trials, including physiology related to the artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes, new therapeutic approaches for type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease and other insulin-resistant states. The investigators use stable and radioisotopes for mechanistic evaluation of various conditions related to their area of interest.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Coordinate and implement clinical trial research studies, working closely with the principal investigators, operational managers and other research team members during the performance of the trials.
  • Collect study data, prepare appropriate study documentation, and ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain quality management of the trial portfolio, order nursing and other study supplies, and maintain a clean aseptic room for intravenous preparations.
  • Recruit, screen and enroll study participants who meet research criteria. Collect basic information through scripted and non-scripted interviews. Plan and execute tasks.
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact.
  • Collect subject data, maintain appropriate logs, track participants and prepare study materials.
  • Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.
  • Work flexible hours on days interventional research activity occurs in the clinical research unit.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidates must have:

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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for sssociate'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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Non-Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree rreferred. 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.
  • 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Licensed
  • Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Associate's degree for Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 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.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Organizational and planning tasks skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort with using and problem-solving technology

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 is located in Charlottesville, VA and requires on-site work. The anticipated start date is July 20, 2022. This position will remain open until filled. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The anticipated hiring range is commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

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.

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