Clinical Research Coordinator 1
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago's Center for Global Health (CGH) provides a unifying framework for students, staff, and faculty across the university with an interest in global health. Harnessing the expertise of scholars across campus, CGH takes advantage of the University of Chicago's strengths in fields ranging from medicine, public health, economics, computation biology, social science administration, public policy and more. The interdisciplinary focus encourages innovative approaches to promote health equity and address the numerous health challenges faced by vulnerable populations all over the world. The global health scholarship of the university's faculty and students has the potential to save lives and influence health practices in our country and around the world.
About the Department
The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will recruit potential research study participants and provide education relating to the research study. They will be responsible for following protocols, collecting, processing and analyzing research data, as well as ensuring accuracy and completeness. The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will oversee collecting data from potential research study participants by conducting interviews, providing questionnaires and tests and/or reviewing and extracting data from health and medical records. The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 ensures completeness and accuracy of data collected as well as compiling, tabulating and/or coding participant data and enters into database, and updating the database as necessary. The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 will follow-up with research study participants by conducting phone calls and/or face-to-face visits. They will provides additional research information and resolve any data inaccuracies and collects samples as appropriate to study.
Coordinates all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.
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.
Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
Prepares and maintains protocol submissions and revisions.
Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit schedule, what to report between and during visits, and potential side effects.
Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
May recruit and interview potential study patients. May obtain, possess, and transport specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.
Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.
Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Knowledge of medical terminology/environment.
Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.
Cover Letter (required)
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Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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