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

The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed.

The incumbent for this position would join the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging as a Departmental research coordinator. This position would afford the opportunity to work on a variety of research studies focused upon medical imaging. The incumbent conducts clinical trials, which includes recruitment, registration, scheduling, and enrollment of participants, as well as data collection and statistical analysis.

The Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed collects and manages patient and clinical trial data for research projects to create follow-up patient surveys. In addition, the incumbent correlates research materials, assists in writing scientific articles and papers, and maintains imaging research equipment in accordance with required guidelines.

The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met and for maintaining the highest levels of quality possible.

Clinical Research Coordinators, Non-Licensed, work closely with study subjects and other research staff and are involved in most steps of the research trial process. They function under the Principal Investigator's medical license and cannot perform any tasks that by state or local law require a medical license to perform. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They are focused on the long term goals of clinical research trial and process.

This position is restricted and contingent upon continued grant funding.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references 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.

  • Compile and submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor or Principal Investigator.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of applicable research-related experience is required. A Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) designation combined with at least four years of additional professional experience will be considered in place of a degree.

Qualified candidates must also possess skills in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Access, and Excel.

The successful candidate will have the ability to follow set laboratory policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work. The successful candidate will also have a basic knowledge of clinical research, have the ability to independently research topics, possess a working knowledge of the specific study subject matter, and have knowledge of medical terminology.

In addition, the successful incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions and have the ability to work independently and/or as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare, psychology or a related science is preferred.

Two years of experience in a research setting preferred as well as experience with EPIC and PACS clinical patient systems.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend 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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