Multi-Disease/Phase I, First in Human Program Clinical Research Coordinator/Nurse
Job ID: R0037901 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Cancer Center Office of Clinical Research at the University of Virginia is seeking a licensed Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to lead the Multi-Disease/Phase I, First in Human Program. The Coordinator performs a full range of oncology clinical research duties and must have a solid knowledge of oncology, the clinical research process, and the regulations that govern it. The incumbent is responsible for independently conducting clinical trials, ensuring the highest quality. This includes ensuring all regulatory requirements are met and managing all aspects of the studies. The Multi-Disease/Phase I, First in Human Program Clinical Research Coordinator will work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. The following levels of a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be considered for this position:
  • CRC 3, Licensed
  • CRC 4, Licensed
  • Research Nurse

The Clinical Research Coordinator will assist with clinical trial-related activities; recruit, screen, and consent potential study participants; create treatment plans; schedule study visits; prepare and maintain study documentation; collect data at all study visits; compile adverse event data; and manage all data collected. As a registered nurse, the incumbent will also perform some patient-related care independently, identify patients for studies, determine eligibility in partnership with principal investigators, evaluate and assess patients for symptoms, and refer to physicians or nurse practitioners as needed.

Individuals seeking this position must have strong organization skills, the ability to problem-solve and work well in a team environment, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong assessment skills and a demonstrated ability to learn new information quickly.

Job Duties Include:
  • Recruiting, screening, and enrolling study participants who meet research criteria for multiple complex clinical trials in the Cancer Center.
  • Obtaining informed consent from study participants and maintaining telephone and in-person contact. Notifying principal investigator and supervisor of subject status.
  • Working in collaboration with disease-specific groups within the OCR while being the overall point-person for multi-disease trials.
  • Collecting subject data, entering and analyzing data, and compiling reports, adhering to proper research protocols.
  • Compiling data and documents during internal and external audits and being ultimately responsible for quality of submissions
  • Preparing documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials. Keeping appropriate logs, tracking participants, and preparing study materials.
  • Processing, preparing, and shipping laboratory specimens.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

CRC 3, Licensed
  • Education: Bachelor's or associate's degree required. Master's or other advanced degree preferred.
  • 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.
  • Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is preferred at the time of hire and is required within one year.
  • Licensure: Bachelor's or associate's degree in Nursing, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, or other healthcare profession in which a license is required to practice.

CRC 4, 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.
  • Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is required.
  • Licensure: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, or other paramedical profession in which a license is required to practice.

Research Nurse
  • Education: Bachelor's degree required.
  • Experience: At least four years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility and complexity of work.
  • Licensure: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires 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.

 



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