Clinical Research Coordinator

Posting ID : A1068262336
Date Posted : 2015-08-17
Category : Science Biotech

Background:

Our organization is currently accepting applicants for the Clinical Research Coordinator position within our clinical research program. We are a private cardiology practice with 20 doctors, five offices, and with privileges at three hospitals in Fairfield County. We have developed a clinical research program within our practice investigating new cardiovascular medications and devices that are in the Phase III or post-marketing period.

The Clinical Research Coordinator works hand in hand with the patients and physicians within our practice to facilitate the research work flow.

The position is a full time salaried position with benefits. There is an expected 40 hour a week requirement. The applicant must be able to work autonomously within our organization and must be detail oriented.

Responsibilities:

Carefully collect, compile and document clinical research data according to the study protocol and sponsor guidelines.

Maintain documentation according to protocols, standard operating procedures, and FDA requirements.

Perform administrative tasks for the clinical research department including filing, appointment scheduling, phone follow ups, mailings, supply inventory, investigational product inventory etc

Screen patients to identify eligible study candidates through chart review, patient interviews, discussions with practice doctors, and other methods.

Facilitate enrollment of eligible patients by working closely with physicians and staff.

Explain studies to eligible candidates, answer questions, and obtaining written consent as delegated by the study PI.

Perform basic clinical evaluations: including blood pressure, pulse, performing EKGs, phlebotomy, review current and changes to medications, document adverse events.

Assist the Clinical Research Manager and Assistant Managers in developing and improving processes to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of clinical research department.
Perform all clinical research activities in accordance with Human Subject Protection rules and Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

Perform other related duties as assigned by the PIs, Clinical Research Manager, and Assistant Manager.

Skills:

Knowledge of basic medical terminology and clinical skills

Must have reliable personal transportation for regular transport between offices (Stamford, Norwalk, Trumbull, Bridgeport)

Proficient with Microsoft office, general computer systems, and ability to learn other applications as needed

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High level of organization, ability to multitask, ability to work as a team and independently

Experience:

Bachelor's degree required
Previous clinical research experience strongly preferred
Other research experience, science background, or medical background preferred
Experience in cardiology preferred

Application:

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume

*Please note: this position will be in one of our three offices in Stamford, Norwalk, or Trumbull. Office preference may be able to be taken into consideration but cannot be guaranteed. Office location will be assigned at the time of job offer.*

For more information please visit our website: www.CAresearchgroup.com


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