1) The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a specialized researcher working with the clinical Principal Investigator (PI) and under the direction of a departmental research manager.
2) While the Principal Investigator is primarily responsible for the overall design, conduct, and management of the clinical trial, the CRC supports, facilitates and coordinates the daily clinical trial activities and plays a critical role in the conduct of the study.
3) By performing these duties, 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.
4) Provide technical and administrative support for the Program in Oral Health, Systemic Health, Well-Being and the Social Sciences Manages all aspects of conducting clinical trials including: screening, enrollment, subject follow-up, completion of the case report form, and adverse event reports.
5) Recruit, interview and collect intraoral images of potential study patients with guidance from PI and other clinical research staff.
6) 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.
7) 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 protocol adherence.
8) Plans and coordinates patient schedule for study procedures, return visits, and study treatment schedules.
9) 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.
10) Performs assessments at visits and monitors for adverse events.
11) Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
12) Manage day-to-day functioning of the study dental clinic including managing equipment sterilization, inventory of supplies and instruments and other clinic related activities
13) Manage day-to-day activities of the clinical study and research assistants.
14) Protect patients and data confidentiality by ensuring security of research data and personal health information and compliance with federal regulations and sponsor protocols.
15) Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
16) Managing identification, collection, labeling, filing of all images and integrating with other respondent information.
17) 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), dental clinic documentation, and study related communication.
18) 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 submissions.
19) Understand the federal research regulations and identify the federal research organizationsâ™ role in regulating human research participation.
20) May prepare and maintain protocol submissions and revisions.
1) Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
2) Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
3) Strong organizational skills.
4) Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
5) Excellent interpersonal skills.
6) Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
7) Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
8) Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
9) Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
10) Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
11) Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.
12) Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures and the ability to monitor clinical research patients from many disciplines.
13) Knowledge of medical terminology / environment.
14) Understanding of the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review.
15) Understanding of the federal research regulations and the ability to identify the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation.
1)One year of research experience or relevant experience
2)Knowledge of medical terminology/environment
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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