Clinical Research Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Classification Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Position Number 01201365
Hours Per Week 40
Department Neurology
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position No
Position Summary

Assist Neuromuscular Research Program professionals with coordination of study visit activities. Recruitment, evaluation and education of patients for clinical trials; documentation per regulatory requirements; working with research team for protocol management.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in basic science or health related field. Experience may substitute for degree on a year for year basis. CCRP required upon employment or one year after entry into the position. Computer skills, experience with MS Office Suite. Attention to detail, strong work ethic, self-motivated, willingness to learn, good interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

Prior health care and/or research experience. Excellent communication, writing, organizational and presentation skills; ability to interact with multidisciplinary teams including patients, families, physicians, and administrative staff. Familiarity with electronic medical records. Medical Assistant Training Program with program documentation.

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Medium
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Recruits, evaluates, and educates patients regarding clinical trials related to Neuromuscular’ s Disease.

Description of Job Duty

Conducts Informed Consent Interview with participant and caregiver following Neuromuscular Program Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for obtaining consent from cognitively normal and cognitively impaired individuals. Follows SOP for determination of when use of a Surrogate consent form is necessary, due to extent of cognitive impairment.

Description of Job Duty

Documents trial related activities per regulatory requirements in a timely and accurate manner.

Description of Job Duty

Coordinates of all aspects of study visit activities for patients and families, including scheduling of hospital based procedures such as MRI and PET, and other procedures to include clinical study visit interviews and assessments, ECG, lab draws, IV infusions, lumbar punctures, and dispensation of study medication.

Description of Job Duty

Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: Setting up equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms and equipment; keeping appropriate, current and accurate records.

Description of Job Duty

Gathers accurate medical history and concomitant medication information and ensures that medical conditions and medications meet trial specifications.

Description of Job Duty

Probes patient/ caregiver for any changes in health throughout clinical trial intervention and monitors for potential adverse events. Obtains complete reports of new symptoms/changes in health conditions and reviews with clinician/principal investigator. Based on principal investigator’s determination of adverse event (AE) qualification, prepares formal AE report for sponsor and for IRB, when applicable per regulations. If AE meets criteria of Serious Adverse Event (SAE), prepares full FDA MedWatch or sponsor-provided Safety Report and submits to regulatory authorities within 24 hours of learning of event.

Description of Job Duty

Other duties as assigned.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation