Clinical Trials Coordinator, Memory Disorders Program – Department of Neurology – Georgetown University Medical Center

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: La Center, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

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Clinical Trials Coordinator, Memory Disorders Program – Department of Neurology – Georgetown University Medical Center

The mission of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program is to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias by conducting innovative research, educating and training healthcare professionals and the public on research advances, and offering state-of-the-art clinical care.

Job Overview

The Clinical Trials Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, enrollment and follow-up procedures for the Memory Disorders Program clinical trials; and participates in clinical trial set up, execution, documentation, education/recruitment, and general data management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitors recruitment and retention, adherence to study visit schedule, timely data entry and compliance with all study procedures. 
  • Administers patient interview, chart review and data organization using various web-based databases. 
  • Prepares for and facilitates research and monitoring visits, as well as administer cognitive testing to subjects. 
  • Manages multiple local and multi-center clinical trials, applying detail orientation and a solid base of management skills and interpersonal skills. 
  • Applies their working knowledge of compliance policies with respect to the clinical regulatory environment. 
  • Acts as liaison with clinicians, pharmaceutical companies and the federally funded Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Institute (ATRI) to implement trials
  • Corresponds directly with study sponsors to facilitate subject participation, submits subject visit information; and resolves data queries. 
  • Provides support to the Principal Investigator, co-investigators, and all other study collaborators for neurology clinical trials. 
  • The coordinator is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, enrollment and follow-up procedures for the Neurology Department Memory Disorders Program clinical trials. 
  • Maintains and facilitates regulatory documents, including IRB submissions, together with the Regulatory Coordinator. 
  • Assists with sponsor invoicing to ensure accurate collection of payment for all trial-related procedures. 
  • Obtains and retains all necessary professional certifications in order to effectively perform their duties.  

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Trials for Neurology, the Clinical Trials Coordinator supports the Principal Investigator, co-investigators, and all other study collaborators for Memory Disorders Program clinical trials. They collaborate with PIs, fellows, subjects and all team members to conduct safe, accredited clinical trials in the Department of Neurology; and interacts with patients, sponsors, and Clinical Research Organizations. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with one year of related experience or Master’s degree
  • At least 1 year of health-related or research experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to work independently and collaboratively with investigators and subjects
  • Attention to detail and self-directed with a solid base of management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate successful track record using analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communication professionally and clearly
  • Working knowledge of compliance policies with respect to the clinical regulatory environment
  • Solid writing skills including grammar, punctuation, composition, and spelling
  • Computer proficiency with – and demonstrated knowledge of - PC software programs, including Windows, MS Office, Internet and email

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation .

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Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website .

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