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University of Virginia Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia's Center for Diabetes Technology, is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Licensed. This position coordinates and implements clinical trial research studies in the Center for Diabetes Technology. The incumbent collaborates with a Principal Investigators, nurse research coordinators, and other clinical team members on clinical trials; collects and analyzes clinical research data; prepares appropriate study documentation; and ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining quality management of the trial portfolio.

The incumbent performs a full range of clinical research duties and has a working knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it. Clinical Research Coordinators, Licensed, work closely with study subjects and other research staff and are involved in most steps of the research trial process. As a Registered Nurse, the incumbent performs patient-related care independently, including medical assessments, symptom management, and referrals within the scope of their licensure. This position performs progressively more complex and comprehensive clinical research duties at an ever-increasing level of independence, working closely with the study team. The incumbent focuses on the long-term goals of each clinical research trial and process.

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

Please attach a CV and cover letter to your application.

  • Recruit, screen, and enroll study participants who meet research criteria. Collect basic information through scripted interviews and answer general questions.

  • Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact. Notify Principal Investigator and supervisor of subject status.

  • Collect subject data, enter and analyze data, and compile reports, adhering to proper research protocols. Prepare documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials. Keep appropriate logs, track participants, and prepare study materials.

  • Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.

  • Submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor.

  • Obtain medical histories and conduct medical assessments of clinical trial subjects, including symptom management with appropriate referral. Create treatment plans and serve as an information resource for trial subjects.

  • Perform physical exams, including assessing vital signs and administering prescribed medications.

  • Conduct adverse event assessment and provide recommendations to Principal Investigator or physicians.

  • Proficient nursing skills of IV placement and administering intramuscular (IM) injections

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Associate's degree or higher based on medical specialty

Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience is required.

Licensure: RN or other health related licensure as dictated by study (Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, etc.)

Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) typically possessed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is position can be physically challenging depending on the requirements of the clinical trial as some trials are performed at off site locations, requiring moving study supplies between locations. Travel to other various clinics to visit study subjects may also be necessary. Other times, the position may be sedentary , involving extensive use of computers. The job does will require walking some distance to attend study appointment, meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson’s vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.

The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.

The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.

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