Clinical Research Coordinator 2

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Details

Posted: 09-Apr-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open

Categories:


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: JR25817


Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Manages all aspects of conducting clinical trials including screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.
  • Recruits and interviews potential study patients with guidance from PI and other clinical research staff.
  • Collects, processes, ships and stores specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.
  • Identifies and explains the responsibilities of principal investigators, research team members, sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs), and regulatory authorities related to the conduct of a clinical trial.
  • Coordinates the conduct of the study from startup through closeout, including recruitment and screening of study subjects, obtaining informed consent, collecting research data, and ensuring protocol adherence.
  • Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
  • Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and the risks and benefits of the procedures.
  • Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
  • Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
  • Protects patients' and data confidentiality by ensuring security of research data and personal health information, and compliance with federal regulations and sponsor protocols.
  • Ensures standard operating procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records which may include, but are not limited to, signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.
  • Understands the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review, including facilitation of study initiation through meticulous and timely preparation of IRB submissions independently.
  • Ensures compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies.
  • May prepare and maintain protocol submissions and revisions.
  • May assist in the training of new or backup coordinators.
  • Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: may assist in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support.
  • Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
  • Analyzes, facilitates and participates in the daily activities of multiple moderately complex clinical trials and performs all aspects of clinical data management, including patient data retrieval, referring MD office records, preparing clinical research charts, and participation in program audits.
  • Solves a range of straightforward problems relating to the administration of the compliance, financial and other related aspects of a clinical study.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


Education:

  • Bachelor's degree.

Experience:

  • Clinical research experience or relevant experience.
  • Coordinating multiple studies (e.g., investigator initiated, industry sponsored, multi-site trials).

Preferred Competencies

  • Aware of safety hazards and take appropriate precautions.
  • Communicate in writing.
  • Communicate orally.
  • Comprehend technical documents.
  • Condense complicated issues to simple summaries that can be understood by a variety of constituents.
  • Create and deliver presentations.
  • Develop and manage interpersonal relationships.
  • Exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential matters.
  • Follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Give directions.
  • Handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion.
  • Handle stressful situations.
  • Learn and develop skills.
  • Maintain a high level of alertness.
  • Pay attention to detail.
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • React effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during conflicts and emergencies.
  • Train or teach others.
  • Work effectively and collegially with little supervision or as member of a team.
  • Work independently.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

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