Multi-Disease/Phase I Program Clinical Research Coordinator - University of Virginia, School of Medicine - VA

Description
The Cancer Center Office of Clinical Research (CC OCR) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator to support clinical research trials in the developing Multi-disease/Phase I program. 
The incumbent will perform 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. As a Registered Nurse, the Multi-Disease/Phase I Program Clinical Research Coordinator will perform 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; create treatment plans; and ensure patients are scheduled and seen per study protocol.
The incumbent is responsible for independently conducting clinical trials ensuring the highest quality; ensuring all regulatory requirements are met; and managing all aspects of the studies. The Multi-Disease/Phase I Program Clinical Research Coordinator will work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial.
Based on the experience and education of the applicants, candidates may be considered for an Intermediate or a Senior position.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Intermediate level must have a current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date, have a Bachelor's degree, and four years of experience in oncology, including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and human subject protection training. A CCRC or CCRA certification is preferred.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Senior level must have a current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date, have a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum six years of experience in oncology, including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and human subject protection training. Senior CRC must have a CCRC or CCRA certification. However, a Master's degree in a related field and related work experience may substitute for the certification at the time of hire, and must be certified within one year of certification eligibility.
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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Rank:


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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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Exempt
Posting for UVA Employees Only:
No
Shift:
Day
Number of Work Hours Per Week:
(format: xx.xxxx)

40
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.
Optional Applicant Documents:



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

Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education
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*Degree Preferred
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Master'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.

Considerable - 4 to 7 years
If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Intermediate level must have a minimum four years of experience in oncology, including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and human subject protection training.
Applicants who qualify for the Licensed Clinical Research Senior level must have a minimum six years of experience in oncology, including administration of investigational agents, coordination of multiple, complex clinical trials, and human subject protection training.
Preferred Experience
What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.

Considerable - 4 to 7 years
If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:
Minimum two years' clinical oncology bedside nursing experience.
At least 18 months experience in acute care setting.
Clinical research experience including administration of investigational agents, coordination of clinical research and data, as well as collection and management of data.
LICENSE or CERTIFICATION



If yes, what is the required License or Certification.
All applicants must be a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date.
To be considered for a senior position, applicants must have a CCRC or CCRA certification. However, a Master's degree in a related field and related work experience may substitute for the certification at the time of hire, and must be certified within one year of certification eligibility.
If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification.
CCRC or CCRA certification
Oncology Nursing Certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary personnel, as well as research committees and outside sponsor personnel.
2. Comfortable with change and new structure.
3. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
4. Advanced knowledge of knowledge of human subject research ethics, and IRB procedures
5. Ability to interact with colleagues in a professional and positive manner with ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise.
6. Proven ability to work independently, or as part of a team, as well as the ability to work with senior leaders to accomplish goals.
7. Ability to set priorities and reprioritize quickly.
8. Proficient knowledge of Oncology clinical practice.
9. Ability to train and mentor others.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated ability to perform technical, analytical, and professional level work.
2. Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology.
3. Proficient knowledge of Oncology Nursing.
4. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
5. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels.
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS



Required Computer Applications:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and EPIC or similar medical records applications
Preferred Computer Applications:
EPIC



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


Employment Conditions:


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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