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Clinical Research Coordinator
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College of Medicine
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Position summary

Clinical Research Coordinator (Job Opening 448175) - Clinical Research Coordinator to coordinate and perform daily clinical research activities in accordance with approved protocols administered by the non-cancer Clinical Trials Management Organization for Division of Nephrology assists with assessing patient records to identify patients who are eligible to participate in specified clinical research protocols; recruits, interviews and enrolls patients; obtains informed consent and ensures consent process is administered in compliance to regulatory and sponsor requirements; educates patients and families of purpose, goals, and processes of clinical study; coordinates scheduling and follow-through of patient care appointments, procedures, & other diagnostic testing in accordance with study protocol; participates in the collection, processing & evaluation of biological samples; administers, evaluates and calculates standardized scoring of diagnostic, psychological or behavioral testing or questionnaires; assists with monitoring patients for adverse reactions to study treatment, procedure or medication and notifies appropriate clinical professional to evaluate patient response, identify status of complications, & provide appropriate level of care; documents unfavorable responses and notifies research sponsors & applicable regulatory agencies; participates in evaluating patients for compliance related to protocol; assists with collecting, extracting, coding, and analyzing clinical research data; generates reports and reviews to ensure validity of data; supports activities to ensure compliance with all Institutional Review Boards (IRB), FDA (Federal Drug Administration), federal, state and industry sponsor regulations; assists with coordinating and preparing for external quality assurance and control reviews by IRB, federal or industry sponsors; participates in activities to develop new research protocols and contributes to establishment of study goals to meet protocol requirements.

Education and experience

Bachelor's Degree in biological sciences, health sciences or other relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; one year experience in a clinical research capacity conducting clinical research studies required; experience or knowledge in kidney diseases preferred; knowledge of medical terminology desired; clinical research certification from an accredited certifying agency desired; computer skills required with experience using Microsoft Software applications desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.