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Clinical Research Coordinator 1

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Department

BSD NEU - Clinical Research Staff


About the Department

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.


Job Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • Perform specific protocol procedures such as scheduling study visits and procedures, interviewing subjects, collecting and processing study specimens, taking vital signs, collecting study ECG’s, etc.

  • Understands study protocols and ensures all team members adhere to protocol specific procedures for patient safety and data quality assurance. Coordinates, completes and monitors the daily clinical trial activities and performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and reporting of clinical research data.

  • Works under the general direction of a departmental, clinical research manager and/or the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) in partnership with the Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Investigator(s) and other study personnel.

  • Works with the PI, clinical research manager, department, sponsoring agencies, and the OCR to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial, and other related aspects of the clinical study.

  • Plays a critical role in ensuring compliance with the study protocol, Federal guidelines, Local guidelines, and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Prepares for or participates 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.


Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).

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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

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Certifications:

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Preferred Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree.

Experience:

  • Research experience or related experience.

  • Experience coordinating Neuroscience based clinical trials or previous experience coordinating complex clinical trials.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment.

  • Phlebotomy experience.

Preferred Competencies

  • Interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.

  • Work in teams.

  • 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.

  • Read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trial protocol).

  • Handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.

  • Multi-task on multiple projects assign and prioritize.

  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.

  • Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)

  • Cover Letter (preferred)


When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.


Job Family

Research


Role Impact

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status

Non-Exempt


Pay Frequency

Biweekly


Scheduled Weekly Hours

40


Benefits Eligible

Yes


Drug Test Required

Yes


Health Screen Required

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No


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