Licensed or Non-Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator
Job ID: R0032894 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Neurology is currently seeking a licensed or non-licensed Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC). This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements of a Clinical Research Coordinator 1, 2, 3 or 4. The CRC will work closely with physicians, research staff, study subjects and departmental staff within the Vascular Neurology division. The Vascular Neurology division includes a robust research program called START (Stroke Trials and Research Team) that includes clinical research within a specific focus on stroke patients in both the acute and non-acute setting. Incumbent will be part of a team of clinical research professionals supporting all aspects of clinical research in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Duties and responsibilities will include study feasibility assessment, clinical research study start-up, regulatory document preparation and maintenance, study training for research team members and clinical staff, clinical trial subject screening and recruitment, research data collection and query resolution, communications with study teams and sponsors, assisting with study budget and contract negotiation, study financial review and site closeout activities. Qualified applicants may also support grant and manuscript preparation. Candidates will work as a part of a team of research professionals and will share 24/7 on-call, including weekends and holidays, responsibilities with other team members as needed to support clinical trials.

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 and 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, and 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.
  • Demonstratng 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 prior experience consenting patients into clinical research or completing IRB submissions for new clinical studies.

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.
  • 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.

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

This position will remain open until filled. This is an exempt-level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. 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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • 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.

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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