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Clinical Research Coordinator 1

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, December 18, 2023

Department

BSD MED - Hematology and Oncology - Clinical Research Staff - Cluster 7


About the Department

The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.


Job Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 provides support to the faculty of the Section of Hematology/Oncology within the Biological Sciences Division. The CRC1 will be involved in multiple research trials types: multi-centered cooperative group and intergroup studies at a national level, multi-institutional pharmaceutical trials, and multi-centered trials designed, implemented and coordinated in the Section.

Responsibilities

  • 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.


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:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment.

Preferred Competencies

  • 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 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.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)


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

37.5


Benefits Eligible

Yes


Drug Test Required

Yes


Health Screen Required

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No


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