• Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Job ID: 453475
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: HRS - Health & Rehab Sciences
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Term
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $20.25
  • Salary Range Max: $30.38

Position summary

Clinical Research Coordinator (Job Opening 453475) - Clinical Research Coordinator to coordinate and perform daily clinical research activities in accordance with approved protocols administered by the laboratory of Dr. Colleen Spees; assists with assessing participant records to identify clients who are eligible to participate in specified clinical research protocols; recruits, interviews, and enrolls patients; obtains informed consent/assent and ensures consent process is administered in compliance to regulatory and sponsor requirements; educates participants and families of purpose, goals, and processes of clinical study; coordinates scheduling and follow-through of patient activities; participates in the collection, processing, and analysis of clinical samples; administers, evaluates and calculates standardized scoring surveys or questionnaires; conducts nutrition assessments, care plan development; provides medical nutrition therapy, ongoing nutrition and behavioral counseling, and education; assists with monitoring participants for adverse reactions to study treatment, procedure, or medication and notifies appropriate clinical professional to evaluate patient response, identify status of complications, and provide appropriate level of care; documents unfavorable responses and notifies research sponsors and applicable regulatory agencies; participates in evaluating participants 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 specialty area 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.