Licensed or Non-Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator
Job ID: R0037764 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Neurology is currently seeking a non-licensed or licensed Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) or trainee. This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements of a Clinical Research Trainee or CRC 1, 2, 3, or 4. The CRC will work closely with physicians, research staff, study subjects, and departmental staff within the multiple sclerosis (MS) division. The MS division includes a robust research program that includes clinical research in pediatric and adult patients with neuro-immunological disorders. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of clinical research from study start-up through archiving of study records.

The successful candidate will be required to manage multiple complex clinical trials simultaneously in accordance with current regulatory requirements and maintain all study documentation in a manner that is "audit ready." The successful candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and the ability to clearly articulate information to clinicians and other members of the research team.

Specific Duties and Role Expectations Include:
  • Active participation and engagement in the training and mentorship provided that is demonstrated by a continually increasing clinical research knowledge base.
  • Recruiting, screening, and enrolling participants who meet study eligibility criteria.
  • Obtaining informed consent from study participants (children, parents, and adult patients) and maintaining telephone and in-person contact.
  • Working with study sponsors and monitors, serving as the liaison between study management and our site, accommodating monitor visits as needed (per study requirements).
  • Collecting and entering data for all trials in a timely fashion; maintaining corresponding documentation.
  • Preparing, submitting and managing all study regulatory documents including, but not limited to, central and local IRB initial protocol submissions, modifications, recruitment materials, continuations, adverse events logs, and additional core regulatory documents with oversight from supervisor.
  • Demonstrating a high level of proficiency using all research IT platforms employed at UVA, as well as any IT platforms used in a given clinical trial.
  • Processing, preparing, and shipping study research samples.
  • Notifying principal investigator and supervisor of subject status.
  • Obtaining medical histories and conducting medical assessments of clinical trial subjects, including symptom management and adverse event assessment. Providing appropriate guidance to the study PI within the context of the study protocol.
  • Serving as an information resource and contact to study subjects.
  • Notifying supervisor of any challenges associated with clinical trial conduct or research operations.
  • Managing research finances including, but not limited to, budget preparation, invoicing, and account reconciliation, with training and oversight from supervisor.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, when needed, given the nature of the studies open to enrollment.
  • Demonstrated experience using basic software programs such as Word, Excel, Adobe, and PowerPoint.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of clinical research and medical terminology. If not certified as a clinical research professional (SOCRA or ACRP) at the time of hire, the successful candidate will be required to become certified within 1 year of being eligible to do so. Ability to measure vital signs and perform 12-lead EKG (or willingness to train) preferred. Venipuncture training is also considered an asset. For those candidates without venipuncture training, prefer candidates who would be willing to train in venipuncture

Primarily working on grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia with occasional pre-planned remote day(s) optional.

Minimum Requirements:

Clinical Research Trainee
  • Education: Non-licensed trainees possess a bachelor's degree, and licensed trainees have at least an associate's degree with an appropriate health-related licensure.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: Licensure is dependent on research study 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.
  • Licensure: None.

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.
  • Licensure: None.

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.

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.
  • Licensure: None.

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.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at das6zb@virginia.edu

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.



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