Clinical Research Coordinator 2
Company: The University Of Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021
--BSD MED - Section Administrator: Hematology and Oncology -
Clinical Research Staff - Cluster 2
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.
--The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 (CRC) is a specialized
researcher partnering with the clinical Principal Investigator (PI)
and under the direction of a departmental or lab research manager.
While the Principal Investigator is primarily responsible for the
overall design, conduct, and management of the clinical trial, the
CRC2 supports, facilitates and coordinates independently the daily
clinical trial activities and plays a critical role in the conduct
of the study. By performing these duties with limited supervision
and/or guidance, the CRC works with the PI, department, sponsor,
and institution to support and provide guidance on the
administration of the compliance, financial, personnel and other
related aspects of the clinical study.Responsibilities
- Manages all aspects of conducting clinical trials including:
screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case
report form, and adverse event reports.
- Recruit and interview potential study patients with guidance
from PI and other clinical research staff.
- Collect, process, ship and store specimens to appropriate
laboratory according to established aseptic techniques.
- Identify and explain the responsibilities of Principal
Investigators, research team members, sponsors, contract research
organizations (CROs), and regulatory authorities related to the
conduct of a clinical trial.
- Coordinate the conduct of the study from startup through
closeout including recruitment and screening of study subjects,
obtaining informed consent, collecting research data, and ensuring
- Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures,
return visits, and study treatment schedules.
- Educates patients about study procedures to be performed, visit
schedule, what to report between and during visits, and the risks
and benefits of the procedures.
- Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse
- Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other
relevant study meetings.
- Protect patients and data confidentiality by ensuring security
of research data and personal health information and compliance
with federal regulations and sponsor protocols.
- Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and
documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator,
and regulatory agency specifications.
- Maintains accurate and complete records which may include, but
are not limited to, signed informed consent, relevant IRB
approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug
dispensing logs, and study related communication.
- Understand the IRB submission and review process and when and
how to apply for IRB review, including facilitation of study
initiation through meticulous and timely preparation of IRB
- Ensures compliance with federal regulations and institutional
- May prepare and maintain protocol submissions and
- May assist in the training of new or backup coordinators.
- Coordinates and may participate in quality assurance reviews
conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially
designated review groups.
- Analyzes 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.
--Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university
degree in related field.---
Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills
developed through ---
- Bachelors degree.Experience:
- 2 years of clinical research experience or relevant
- Experience coordinating multiple studies (e.g., investigator
initiated, industry sponsored, multi-site trials). Preferred
- Ability to be aware of safety hazards and take appropriate
- Ability to communicate in writing.
- Ability to communicate orally.
- Ability to comprehend technical documents.
- Ability to condense complicated issues to simple summaries that
can be understood by a variety of constituents.
- Ability to create and deliver presentations.
- Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships.
- Ability to exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential
- Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
- Ability to give directions.
- Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and
- Ability to handle stressful situations.
- Ability to learn and develop skills.
- Ability to maintain a high level of alertness.
- Ability to pay attention to detail.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
- Ability to react effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally
during conflicts and emergencies.
- Ability to read.
- Ability to train or teach others.
- Ability to work effectively and collegially with little
supervision or as member of a team.
- Ability to work independently. Application Documents
- Resume (required)
- Cover Letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST--be uploaded via the My
Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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