Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Clinical Research Coord Job Description

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Clinical research coord provides clinical research support to investigators to prepare for and execute assigned research studies, including: Review study protocols, Case Report Forms (CRFs), other study-specific documents, and electronic data capture systems used to record clinical research data.

Clinical Research Coord Duties & Responsibilities

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Coordinate clinical research protocols throughout all stages of the protocol
Provide direction and training to nursing staff on techniques for mixing and administering new drugs and other forms of patient care and treatment unique to the study being conducted
Confer with patient and attending physician to explain purpose of study and obtain written consent for patient to participate
Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines
Ensures the integrity of the data submitted on Case Report Forms or other data collection tools by careful source document review
Attends study specific on site meetings, investigator meetings, conference calls and monthly
Maintains research data, participants files, regulatory binders and study databases, and provides initial interpretation
Develops and implements recruitment/screening strategies
Recommends protocol changes and prepares drafts of protocols, research summaries, educational materials and manuscripts
Identify problems or obstacles in the system/procedures related to implementation of the study and communicate to the study investigators

Clinical Research Coord Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Research Coord

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACRP, SOCRA, IATA, BLS, CCRP, CCRC, CRC, CPR, CITI, PALS

Education for Clinical Research Coord

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Employers hiring for the clinical research coord job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Communication, Writing, Healthcare, Science, Allied Health, Health, Health Care, Management, Computer

Skills for Clinical Research Coord

Desired skills for clinical research coord include:

Data management programs
Study specific protocols
Performing job functions in compliance with MedStar Health and MedStar Health Research Institute policies and procedures
Clinical research protocols
Data management program
FDA
Ethical treatment of research participants
Good Clinical Practices
Aspects of human protection and safety in the conduct of clinical research
Assigned protocols

Desired experience for clinical research coord includes:

Collaborates with the Lead Clinical Research Coordinator and Director of Clinical Research to develop educational and marketing materials
Familiarity with advanced medical abbreviations required reading and interpreting physician notes to determining patient plan of action
Protocol evaluation and feasibility including budget evaluation
Clinical trial preparation involving the planning, assembling and instruction of the trial team, development and evaluation of patient information and informed consent forms and patient recruitment
Regulatory and ethical submissions and procedures and communicating with relevant authorities
Implementation of the clinical trial from initiation through the stages of development documents, SOPs, tools, organization facilities and licenses

Clinical Research Coord Examples

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Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a clinical research coord. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical research coord
  • Co-ordination and management of the clinical trial, communication with sponsor and authorities, visit coordination, sampling, time management and product accountability
  • Data collection and management, collection of source documents, using and developing CRFs, registration and management AEs, filing and archiving, managing monitoring visits, dealing with queries
  • Close-out of the clinical trial, contributing to research article, audit preparation, trial closure, communication with authorities and other disciplines involved, assisting in the final study report and completing financial obligations
  • Proactive attitude/Open and clear communicator
  • Understands the needs of others
  • Conscientious and precise delivery of work even when under pressure Flexible and open to change
  • LPN or Bachelor’s degree in Health Related Field
  • Certification by ACRP or SoCRA or obtain within 3 years of hire
  • Coordinate activities to patients from clinical sites and administer in-person surveys to collect study data
  • Oversee or conduct semi-structured interviews with patients and participants from the community
Qualifications for clinical research coord
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, applicable to position
  • Research Certification and/or other Certifications per specialty area preferred
  • Recruit patients and caregivers from clinical settings and administer in-person surveys
  • Conduct semi-structured interviews with patients with serious illnesses
  • Participate in qualitative (content) analysis of transcribed data
  • Maintain study databases including online survey platforms
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Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical research coord. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical research coord
  • Prepares materials for patient visits including biopsy, stool, urine and blood sample collection kits
  • Provides basic explanation of study and obtains informed consent, or assists the treating MD in obtaining informed consent, from research subjects
  • Reviews patient medical records for research purposes
  • Prepares/organizes data for analysis
  • Assists with study regulatory (IRB) submissions
  • The clinical research coordinator will be assigned research subjects for the week
  • Develops and implements study participant recruitment strategies
  • Files, copies, performs word processing
  • Independently judges suitability of research subjects and verifies eligibility per inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Orders supplies, processes checks and sets up meetings
Qualifications for clinical research coord
  • Schedules study appointments and escorts patients during the study visit
  • Uses software programs to collect and maintain data
  • Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, per HIPAA guidelines
  • Assists with interviewing study subjects and administering/scoring questionnaires
  • Submits required reports and regulatory applications to the IRB and other applicable external agencies (e.g., annual reports, adverse events)
  • Writes/revises consent forms
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Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical research coord. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical research coord
  • Assisting professional staff with patient treatment processes according to study guidelines such as arranging specific blood draws
  • Explain protocol to participants including risks and benefits
  • Verify eligibility requirements
  • Verify that all pretreatment testing is complete
  • Obtain informed consent prior to study entry
  • Participate in conference calls and other meetings
  • Process annual IRB renewals/amendments & communicate with IRB closely as needed
  • Act as billing delegate for Epic system
  • Perform lab assays
  • General maintenance (ice removal) and organization of nine ultralow freezers
Qualifications for clinical research coord
  • CITI certification in protection of human subjects
  • Retrieval of articles relevant to the research project from virtual and physical libraries
  • Analysis of structural MRI data with FreeSurfer
  • Good technical skills, and comfort with basic scripting
  • Works as an effective program team member
  • Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, , using HIPAA guidelines
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Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a clinical research coord. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical research coord
  • Assists professional staff with patient treatment according to study guidelines
  • Knows their primary study thoroughly so that they are able to answer questions (from study staff and patients) accordingly such as timing of tests or protocol required lab orders
  • Assures investigators receive results of tests, as appropriate
  • Interacts internally with other hospital departments such as Dieteticians, Harvard Catalyst CRC, Pharmacy, and Environmental Services as needed, and externally with personnel of regulatory agencies
  • Performs other administrative support duties as assigned
  • Submit and maintain IRB protocols
  • Obtains patient data from medical records, physicians
  • Assists with study regulatory submissions
  • Assist research team with all facets of subject recruitment including, but not limited to, preparing/submitting print documents, web pages, and other graphics used to create research advertisements and promotional materials
  • Identify and perform subject recruiting via phone screens, medical chart reviews
Qualifications for clinical research coord
  • Organize, administer and score direct neuropsychological assessments to pediatric, adolescent and adult patient populations who have developmental disabilities
  • Provide day-to-day organizational and administrative support for clinical trials
  • Evaluate subjects for study enrollment, perform informed consent and educate participants and families regarding study protocols
  • Schedule patients, conduct patient visits and process CRFs form study appointments
  • Other study related or administrative responsibilities as assigned
  • Assist with formal audits of data
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Clinical Research Coord Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a clinical research coord. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical research coord
  • This individual will work independently with minimal supervision
  • Work directly with physicians to design, set-up and execute studies
  • Work in conjunction with unit managers
  • Participate in budget preparation for trials as needed
  • Independently manage complex
  • Develop, schedule and oversee subject visits and any necessary testing and appointment coverage according to protocol and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (‘GCP’)
  • Act in lead capacity in coordination of unit projects and assist unit managers in overseeing execution of project timelines completion of study related activities delegated to research coordinators/assistants who provide study related support (e.g., regulatory submissions and data entry)
  • Interact with a variety of professionals (physicians, investigators, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, medical students, residents, and others.) to implement the study protocol
  • Participate in the preparation and distribution of study-related documents from the Coordinating Center
  • Manage large datasets in preparation for analysis
Qualifications for clinical research coord
  • Act as the primary liaison for study subjects to communicate about the study
  • Assess subject’s health through interviews
  • Perform phlebotomy on subjects
  • Evaluate medical records and laboratory results for study relevant clinical data
  • Maintain subject charts and other data per the protocol and assess data for quality and completeness
  • Travel to investigator meetings as site study representative

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