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Research Coordinator

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Summary:

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 (PI), collaborate with 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.

Typical Duties

Coordinate various clinical research programs dealing with diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of chronic liver disease and its complications under the direction of physicians within the Hepatology Section.
Demonstrated understanding of clinical research coordinating duties from study initiation to close-out.
Conduct clinical research activities as authorized by the Principal Investigator’s documented Delegation of Authority and Training Logs.
Maintain current CITI credentials for Human Subjects Protections, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Clinical Research Coordinator, plus additional sponsor GCP certifications as required.
Work independently and closely with patients and physicians
Understand and adhere to all IRB requirements, Human Subjects protection regulations, and all aspects of IRB approved protocols.
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 data.
Coordinate various clinical research programs dealing with diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of chronic liver disease and its complications under the direction of physicians within the Hepatology division.
Ensure patient safety is a top priority in conducting clinical trials.
Ensure all IRB submissions are complete and submitted on time.
Complete initial IRB submissions, annual continuing reviews, amendments, and reliance agreements for clinical trials
Prepare and submit essential study documents for clinical trials
Assist with protocol and informed consent creation
Maintain regulatory binders in audit ready state- ensuring all documentation is complete and has been submitted to the IRB.
Provide timely and courteous responses to queries from patients, faculty and sponsors.
Complete and ensure accurate effort reporting is recorded.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor degree in nursing, associate degree, or diploma in nursing.
Desire to work independently and closely with patients and physicians
Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
Exhibits professionalism and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team; establishing and maintain productive relationships with VCU colleagues and all customers and contacts necessary to effectively support research studies.
Must be able to prioritize work requirements and multi-task in fast-paced environment, seeking guidance from Principal Investigators and senior study team staff when necessary.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply complex regulations, policies, and requirements for each study assigned.
Excellent organization, time management and critical thinking skills.
Able to provide own transportation to service areas and meeting locations.
Participate in professional education and advancement opportunities to facilitate personal and program growth.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse environment required.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse environment required

Preferred Education and Experience

Previous patient care exposure in a Hepatology setting.
Research experience and direct patient care experience.
Familiarity with Cerner and VCU Health strongly preferred

Required Licensure

RN License

Job Specific Physical and Cognitive Requirements

Previous patient care exposure in a Hepatology setting.
Research experience and direct patient care experience.
Familiarity with Cerner and VCU Health strongly preferred

Salary Range: $65.000 - $75,000



Position Details:

Department: Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Exempt




Contact Information:

Contact Name: Brenda Alexander

Contact Email: Brenda.Alexander@vcuhealth.org

Contact Phone:




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