Clinical Research Coordinator, Varying Levels, Plastic Surgery
Job ID: R0040647 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine seeks candidates for multiple Clinical Research Coordinators, varying levels, licensed or non-licensed. These positions 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.

The Department of Plastic Surgery research is directed by by Patrick Cottler and faculty. Clinicians in the department lead several IRB-supported prospective and retrospective clinical research efforts aimed at improving best practices through evaluating the efficacy of procedures and treatments. Candidates for this position will be involved in submitting and maintaining IRB protocols, consenting and enrolling patient subjects, maintaining enrollment databases, collecting objective data and patient-reported outcomes, creating and maintaining clinical databases, data mining national databases, and other related activities.

UVA Plastic Surgery provides an environment where expertise and passions thrive, utilizing our extraordinary team of plastic surgeons, trainees, nurses, and staff to advance patient care within UVA Health. With excellence in physician leadership, research, education, and innovations, we strive to improve perioperative outcomes, establish unparalleled practices in patient care, and advance the field of plastic surgery globally.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll study participants who meet research criteria.
  • Collect basic information through scripted and non-scripted interviews.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with principal investigators and other study team members on all clinical research projects assigned.
  • Notify PI and/or supervisor of any potential issues with the study or subject status.
  • Communicate effectively with study sponsor(s).
  • Liaise with other groups outside of the Center for Diabetes Technology to support clinical research activities that will enable us to run trials in an effective manner.
  • Perform data entry into internal and external electronic databases.
  • Process, prepare, and ship laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare documents for Institutional Review Boards (IRB) submissions.
  • Coordinate multiple clinical trials or research projects simultaneously or manage large individual clinical trials that may be multicenter and complex in nature.
  • Manage all aspects of ongoing clinical trial conduct from enrollment to off-study visits, data management, safety reporting, and compliance oversight.
  • Reconcile study billing, identifying charges covered by the study versus charges to be billed to the subject/third-party payer.
  • Orient and/or provide basic training to new study team members.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with the various electronic platforms utilized in clinical research, such as IRB Pro, Protocol Builder, OnCore, iMedidata, Inform, Openclinica, Epic, and other data management platforms.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Strong organizational and planning tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Preferred Experience:
  • Regulatory experience.
  • Experience 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.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will report to Patrick Cottler Director of Resident Research. For additional information about the position, please contact Patrick Cottler at PSC5D@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance.

This is a full-time, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit www.hr.virginia.edu/benefits. This position will remain open until filled.

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.

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.

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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