Clinical Research Coordinator 1

Updated: 9 days ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: PartTime

Department
 

BSD MED - Dermatology


About the Department
 

Dermatology has a proud heritage at The University of Chicago, dating back to the 1930s, making it one of the oldest sections in the Department of Medicine. Among its distinguished chiefs are Samuel Becker, who was one of the pioneers of American dermatology, Stephen Rothman, MD, who wrote the first modern textbook on the basic science of the skin and Allan Lorincz, MD, who has over 50 years of service in the Chicago Dermatological Society.


Job Summary
 

The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 provides support to the faculty of the Section of Dermatology within the Biological Sciences Division.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.

  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.

  • Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.

  • Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.

  • Assist with audits, inspections, and monitoring visits from regulatory agencies or sponsors.

  • Provide support to other CRC and research-related staff  as needed.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records which may include (but are not limited to) signed informed consents, source documentation, Case Report Forms, drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.

  • Independently assess for protocol deviations or violations.

  • Prepares and maintains protocol submissions and revisions.

  • Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and potential side effects.

  • ​Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.

  • Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.

  • May recruit and interview potential study patients. May obtain, possess, and transport specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.

  • Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.


  • Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.



  • Performs other related work as needed.



Minimum Qualifications
 

Education:

Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).

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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

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Certifications:

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Preferred Qualifications


Education:

  • Bachelor's degree.


Experience:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment.

Preferred Competencies

  • Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.

  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Strong data management skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Ability to understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).

  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.

  • Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.

  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)



When applying, the document(s) MUST  be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.



Job Family
 

Research


Role Impact
 

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status
 

Non-Exempt


Pay Frequency
 

Biweekly


Scheduled Weekly Hours
 

30


Benefits Eligible
 

Yes


Drug Test Required
 

Yes


Health Screen Required
 

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


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