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Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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The University of Pittsburgh, Multidisciplinary Acute Care Research Organization (MACRO), is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC). The successful candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), study staff, clinical staff, and sponsoring agencies to coordinate and manage various single and multi-site studies from inception to the end of the funding period. The Clinical Research Coordinator is involved with all aspects of coordinating research projects, including monitoring adult patients enrolled in studies.

The position's primary responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Frequent communication with various research entities internal and external to the University
  • Screening patients to determine eligibility
  • Completing study enrollment activities
  • Monitoring and reporting adverse events and unanticipated events
  • Providing clinical follow up in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Coordinating protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow up appointments
  • Completing and overseeing data entry and data management
  • Maintaining source documentation in an organized manner
  • Training healthcare personnel on study protocols to ensure adherence at the direction of the PI.

    Preference will be given to candidates with a valid PA nursing license, but prior experience as a healthcare provider will be considered in lieu of a nursing license. A Bachelors degree is required, but a Master's degree is preferred. Previous experience coordinating clinical trials or working in a research environment is desirable. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Qualified candidates must possess excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently, and strong computer skills .

    This position does call for the ability to work a varied schedule at multiple facilities. Scheduled hours may include overnight hours, weekends, and holidays. Incumbent will be required to perform on-call duties 7 - 10 days per month.

    1 year of research experience coordinating clinical trials required. BSN preferred, candidates with ASN or other healthcare license with clinical coordination experience will be considered. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for advanced degree requirement to include 4 or more years research experience, with 2 or more years of experience in a healthcare professional role. Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is desirable. Current healthcare license preferred, but not required. Driver's license preferred, but not required.

  • Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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