Clinical Research Coordinator
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Clinical Research Coordinator
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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
This position would serve as a coordinator for the Translational
Research Program in Muscular Dystrophy. This program is responsible
for developing disease modifying and other innovative therapies for
individuals with muscular dystrophy. In this role, the individual
would work with a group that leads an international network aimed
at achieving this objective.
For all clinical research studies assigned, the Clinical Research
Coordinator is responsible for coordinating clinical research
studies in a compliant and efficient manner. Under the direction of
the Principal Investigator (Pl), collaborate will all members of
the clinical research team to ensure all federal, state,
university, and protocol requirements are followed, institutional
research objectives are met, and that ethical obligations are kept.
Key responsibilities include:
• Demonstrated understanding of clinical research management duties
from study initiation to close-out.
• Conduct clinical research activities as authorized by the
Principal Investigator’s documented Delegation of Authority and
• Maintain current CITI credentials for Human Subjects Protections,
Good Clinical Practice ( GCP ), Clinical Research Coordinator, plus
additional sponsor GCP certifications as required.
• Understand and adhere to all I RB requirements, Human Subjects
protection regulations, and all aspects of IRB approved
• Conduct all assigned activities in compliance with national,
local, & institutional guidelines, according to all HIPAA, GCP,
and other applicable requirements. Activities include coordinating:
new study activation requirements, screening/enrolling
participants, regulatory and compliance requirements, maintaining
appropriate study documentation/records, and managing study
• Provide on-call coverage.
Minimum Hiring Standards
Minimum 2 years prior experience. Formal clinical education and
experience also required (RN, LPN, CNA, or CMA ) with active
license. Ability to work in a diverse environment.
Preferred Hiring Standards
Experience in human subjects research with participants with
neurological disorders. Clinical Research Coordinator certification
is preferred ( CCRC, CCRP, CCRA ). Phlebotomy skills. Familiarity
with REDCap database and video editing software. Experience
administering validated survey instruments.
Required Licenses/ Certifications
RN, LPN, CNA, or CMA with active license
Anticipated Hiring Range
$45,000 - $70,000
Application Process/Additional Information
We will be recruiting up to TWO positions from this posting
Normal Work Days/Hours
Job Open Date
Posting will close on or before
Open Until Filled
Is this a restricted position?
Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work
Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be
Posting Specific Questions
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Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application