University of Chicago Clinical Research Coordinator 1 in Chicago, Illinois
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About the Unit
The Department of Neurology at The University of Chicago Medical Center has a great history and tradition, having made significant contributions to neurological training, clinical care, and the basic understanding of neurological disease.
Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.
Career Track and Job Level
Manages, facilitates, and monitors the daily activities of clinical research and clinical trials. Performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, documentation, analysis and reporting of clinical research and clinical trial data. Manages the strategic, administrative, operational, and financial decisions that impact clinical research and clinical trials conducted across the University.
T2: Expands skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. Maintains appropriate licenses, training and/or certifications, as needed. Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within our area of expertise. Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods. Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
The job provides technical support activities related to documents, analyzes, and reports on clinical research data. Provides input to support the strategic, administrative, operational, and financial decisions that impact clinical research conducted across the University.
1) Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms., 2) Understands protocols and advises treating physicians on appropriate dosage modifications or treatment calculations based on patient characteristics., 3) Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups., 4) Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports., 5) Performs other related work as needed.
1) Coordinates all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.
2) 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.
3) Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
4) Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
5) Prepares and maintains protocol submissions and revisions.
6) Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and potential side effects.
7) Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
8) Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
9) May recruit and interview potential study patients.
10) May obtain, possess, and transport specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.
1) Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
2) Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
3) Strong organizational skills.
4) Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Excellent interpersonal skills.
5) Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
6) Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
7) Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
8) Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
9) Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
10) Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.
Education, Experience, and Certifications
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
1) One year of research experience or relevant experience
2) Knowledge of medical terminology/environment
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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- Posted 30+ Days Ago
- Full time