Research Study Coordinator
Coordinates and administers research study associated activities under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) and Research Nurse Manager/Supervisor. Assists in project planning; coordinates and implements clinical research; acts as the patient advocate by assuring the safety, consistency, and accuracy of the treatment regimen as dictated by the PI and the protocol, and coordinates all activities specifically related to the implementation of the treatment regimen, including consenting subjects when appropriate, scheduling appointments and ancillary services, registering patients for billing compliance and data collection. Remains current in all regulatory education, training and certification requirements.
Bachelor`s degree or minimum ten years experience as a study coordinator required. Preferred, CPR Phlebotomy, IATA and CCRP or CCRC certification upon hire or to be obtained as appropriate. Maintains CITI certification and ongoing knowledge of ICH-GCP, federal, state and institutional policies, guidelines and regulations.
Utilizes computer programs, software, excel, web-based databases and data entry. Medical terminology required
Physical and cognitive requirements: Position’s physical requirements necessitate a full range of body motion including but not limited to, physically assisting patients, requiring stretching, bending, lifting, sitting, kneeling, stooping, standing, walking, pushing and pulling. Position is classified according to the USDOL as Very Heavy Work which is defined as exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH0 guidelines, which recommends that the average worker not lift more than 51 pounds without assistance, will be followed. Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination are also required as is constant talking and listening in English. Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, including speech clarity, understanding the information relayed, deductive and inductive reasoning skills (the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense and the ability to combine pieces of information to/from general rules or conclusion respectively). Considerable walking, standing, sitting, reaching, filing, typing and photocopying required. Ability to perform work accurately and pay attention to details, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function competently in stressful situations and changing work environment related to changing needs of patients with acute, chronic and complex and/or terminal disease processes. Ability to work cooperatively within health system, multidisciplinary team members (i.e. MDs, Nurses, Rehab, Respiratory, DI, Laboratory, etc). Ability to utilize effective time management skills to set priorities to perform responsibilities, problem solve and deliver care.
Area of Talent: Professional Administration
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH RESEARCH – CLINICAL TRIALS
Schedule: 8:00 am-4:00 pm