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Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed

Richmond

Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed

  • req2706
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • School of Medicine, Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology-1589TN
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed
School of Medicine/ Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Gastroenterology


Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine is a premier academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond. Accounting for almost half of VCU’s sponsored research, the School of Medicine is internationally recognized for patient care and education. VCU School of Medicine comprises 18 clinical departments, eight basic health science departments, and 11 affiliated institutes and centers, and provides preeminent education to physicians and scientists in order to improve the quality of healthcare for humanity. All full-time university staff are eligible for our generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life-insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off,12 paid holidays, and more. Explore our benefits further here: https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/benefits/university-and-academic-professional-benefits/

Position Summary:

Coordinate various clinical research programs dealing with diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of chronic liver disease and its complications under the direction of physicians within the Hepatology Section. Collaborate with all members of the clinical research team to ensure all federal, state, university, and protocol requirements are followed, institutional research objectives are met, and that ethical obligations are kept. Also assist the PI in assessing study feasibility, determining participation eligibility, and establishing guidelines for clinical data collection.

Required Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

• Patient evaluation - evaluate patients for eligibility to participate in various programs to treat chronic liver disease
• Patient education - educate patients concerning all aspects of their study involvement, including travel to the institution for study visits
• Coordination of Patient Care - work with research nurse coordinators at other sites involved in multi-center clinical trials, the Project Manager at the VCU site, and NIH personnel to coordinate care of patients and to ensure consistency in treatment
• Patient Phone Support - answer phone questions for patients concerning side effects of the treatments they are receiving as well as complications associated with chronic liver disease or any other acute illness
• Data Analysis and Presentation - complete study collection forms necessary to evaluate effects of treatment of chronic liver disease
• Risk management - demonstrate a commitment to risk assessment (considering cost, benefit and impact; report all adverse events and maintain IRB-mandated regulatory requirements
• Demonstrated understanding of the studies and clinical research management duties from study initiation to close-out
• Maintain current CITI credentials for Human Subjects Protections, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Clinical Research Coordinator, plus additional sponsor GCP certifications as required
• Understand and adhere to all Human Subjects protection regulations, and all aspects of IRB approved protocols
• Conduct all assigned activities in compliance with national, local, & institutional guidelines, according to all HIPAA, GCP, and other applicable requirements; activities include coordinating new study activation requirements, screening/enrolling participants, regulatory and compliance requirements, maintaining appropriate study documentation/records, and managing study data
• Ensure patient safety is a top priority in conducting clinical trials
• Ensure all IRB submissions are complete and submitted on time
• Maintain regulatory binders in audit ready state- ensuring all documentation is complete and has been submitted to the IRB
Provide timely and courteous responses to queries from patients, faculty and sponsors
• Complete and ensure accurate effort reporting is recorded

Required Education and Experience:

• Considerable experience with direct patient care
• Desire to work independently and closely with patients and physicians
• Good communication skills
• Ability to read, interpret, and apply complex regulations, policies, and requirements for all studies
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Required Licensure

Registered Nurse

Preferred Experience

Familiarity with Epic
Familiarity with VCUHS

Job Specific Physical and Cognitive Requirements:
Light lifting (less than 20 lb), fast pace, multiple stimulation, intense customer interaction, frequent change, memory, reasoning, reading, hearing, analyzing, logic, and verbal and written communication.

Additional Information:
ORP Eligible: No
Hours / weeks: 40 hours weekly
Days /hours: Monday - Friday, Generally 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A fingerprint background check is required

This is a restricted position with no set end date and continued employment is dependent upon project needs, availability of funds, and performance

Position will remain open until appropriate number of candidates are selected.

Title Details:
University Code: 34081 - 34083
University Title: Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed
University Job Family: Research

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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