Clinical Research Coordinator, RN - University of Virginia, School of Medicine - VA

Description
The Department Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology at the University of Virginia is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed. The incumbent works collaboratively with trial Principal Investigators, IRB, the University, sponsors, and human subjects to ensure efficient and accurate progress of multiple clinical trials from the planning stage through trial completion and post-study closure. Incumbent is responsible for submitting and revising protocols, as well as preparing reports, renewal forms, and other required forms for the IRB and other appropriate review boards for review and approval of research conducted. Incumbent also recruits, screens, and enrolls patients into clinical trial studies; maintains study data; and follows-up per standards of Good Clinical Practices. Position provides quality assurance and regulatory maintenance for studies. The incumbent must be able to function with a high level of autonomy in decision-making related to patient screening, consent, follow-up, data collection and trial communication to all parties. 
Qualified candidate must have a Associate's degree or higher in Nursing or a related field and at least one year of clinical research experience. RN required. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification preferred. Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years' experience as a clinical research coordinator in a health care environment preferred.
Incumbent must have the ability to perform physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications; ability to work accurately with attention to detail; excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required. Experience with MS Access is preferred.
This is a 20-hour per week wage position.
University Leadership Characteristics:
For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.
University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Required Applicant Documents:
CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
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Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive


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Rank:


Appointment Type:


Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015)


Employment Conditions for Faculty


Univ.Staff - Operational & Administrative (O&A), Managerial & Professional (M&P)


Area of Interest:
Clinical Research
FLSA Exemption Status:
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Non Exempt
Posting for UVA Employees Only:
No
Shift:
Day
Number of Work Hours Per Week:
(format: xx.xxxx)

20
Number of Months/Year:
12
EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - QUALIFICATIONS


EDUCATION


Required Education
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Degree Requirements Analysis
*Degree Required
If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:
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Degree Requirements Analysis

Associate's degree or higher in Nursing or a related field.
Preferred Education
What level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.

*Degree Preferred
If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:
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Bachelor's Degree
EXPERIENCE



Required Experience
What is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.

Some - up to 4 years
If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:
At least one year of clinical research experience is required.
Preferred Experience
What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.

Some - up to 4 years
If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:
Work experience in a health care environment with 2-3 years' experience as a clinical research coordinator preferred.
LICENSE or CERTIFICATION



If yes, what is the required License or Certification.
RN required.
If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification.
Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.
2. Knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics, and IRB procedures.
3. Ability to follow set laboratory policies and procedures.
4. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail; excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
5. Ability to accurately and consistently prepare and submit regulatory documentation.
6. Ability to interact with patients, family members, physicians, and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees and outside sponsor personnel, in a professional manner.
7. Knowledge of medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study.
8. Ability to perform physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications.
9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
11. Ability to sort and compile data.
12. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
13. Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices for research.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of Federal and State regulations as they apply to the conduct of clinical research.
2. Strong working knowledge of UVA IRB-HSR policies.
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS



Required Computer Applications:
MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Internet.
Preferred Computer Applications:
Microsoft Access



Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS


Employment Conditions:
Criminal History
Sexual Offender Registry
International Search
Degree Validation
Drug Test
Healthcare Licensure
Drug Testing Required?
(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included)

Yes
Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?
No
Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?
Yes



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