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Research Coordinator II - Clinical Research - Full-Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

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Job Summary: The Clinical Research Coordinator II in the Erlanger Institute for Clinical Research is responsible for providing coordination of patient care for research project(s) while under the direction of the Research Coordinator II & IV / Senior, the Principle Investigator(s) and Erlanger Institute for Clinical Research. Must be detail oriented, with ability to multi-task. Education: Required: Associates degree and/or 2 - 3 years equivalent work experience in clinical research. Preferred: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Experience: Required: 2 - 3 years prior experience in a research medical office or academic hospital setting. Preferred: Phlebotomy training and/or experience. Medical terminology Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration Required: Clinical Research Certification (SoCRA or ACRP) or be able to obtain within 1 year from hire date. Certification in Institution Review Board required Course in The Protection of Human Research Subjects (CITI) course, Conflict of Interest and Good Clinical Practice; International Air Transportation Association (IATA) certification for shipping dangerous goods and biological substances. If research certification is not current at hire date then these must be completed within the first 3 months of employment. Current Drivers License. Preferred: Any additional certifications as required per clinical area and or research project. License to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee if applicable. Department Position Summary: A Research Associate in the Erlanger Institute for Clinical Research is responsible for coordination of research project(s) under the direction of Principal Investigator and Institute. Work schedules are determined by protocol activity and may demand flexible work hours. Performs a wide range of office functions including; computer data entry and word processing, filing and record keeping; maintains up-to-date records and documentation on research protocol patients. Provides coordination of patient care for research patients according to protocols and standards of care. Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to relate well to people of a broad socioeconomic mix, with sensitivity to the patients, family and friends. Ability to work in a typical office setting and inpatient areas within the hospital with some stressful situations and personal flexibility. Assist in Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements. Integrate information from multiple sources to ensure that research proposals meet the necessary requirements of funding agencies and Institutional Review Boards. Develop research data collection methods and strategies for data management. Design, create and revise research instruments as necessary to ensure quality data that correlates with research objectives. Coordinates multiple data collection efforts for one or more research projects which may include other collaborating agencies or institutions. Consult with co-investigators on appropriate management of participant problems and concerns. Develop and manage interim reports for principal investigators, industry sponsors and institutional review board to ensure that each project is moving toward timely completion. Liaison between the project team and funding agencies or significant parties. Ensure that projects are executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet research objectives. Assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of research staff.

Job Details

Date Posted November 17, 2018
Date Closes February 15, 2019
Requisition 23646
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00