Senior Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator/Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
Job ID: R0032952 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The UVA Center for Diabetes Technology seeks a Senior Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator/Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner. This position provides assistance to the principal and sub-investigators on clinical research trials and will serve as a senior advisor to CDT Operations, ensuring all elements of the studies are performed in compliance with protocol and IRB regulations.

The responsibilities for this position to support principal and sub-investigators and operations include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting physicians and Operations team.
  • Performing all study responsibilities in compliance with the approved protocol.
  • Documenting all findings in participant-specific source documents.
  • Providing ongoing assessment of the study participants to identify adverse events and device-related issues.
  • Providing medical management of adverse events as appropriate.
  • Communicating with sponsors, auditors, monitors and DSMB as requested.
  • Possessing a working knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines, research SOPS and QA/QC procedures.
  • Participating in on-call activities as required to ensure adequate medical coverage.
  • Educating participants and care partners on the research study, and responding to participant inquiries.
  • Effectively communicating and collaborating within a research team comprising physicians, scientists, clinical research coordinators, data managers, registered nurses, technicians, students and other members of the Center.

Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • General study coordination activities.
  • Collecting medical history and ECGs.
  • Physical exam, specimen collections and diagnostic assays.
  • Collecting vital signs: body temperature, respirations, heart rate, etc.
  • Providing staff and study participant education.
  • Treatment administration.
  • Reviewing and adjust participant's diabetes mellitus medical management, including therapeutics, insulin pump therapy and use of continuous glucose monitors during the course of study participation.

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

Priority application review will begin February 14, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Licensure: License as an advanced practice provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant) as set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Experienced in investigational devices.
  • Experienced in the treatment and management of T1 and T2 diabetes mellitus, including therapeutics, insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitors.
  • Graduate of an accredited graduate school of nursing or physician assistant program with a master's degree.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current PALS/NRP and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) requested.

The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening.

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