Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

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Clinical research coordinator provides leadership for all data management activities including database accuracy, security and availability of data for research protocols.

Clinical Research Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Utilize REDCAP database to create forms for physician data capture
Developing recruitment and advertising strategies for subject enrollment
Providing instruction and training to both the study team for specific study assignments educating staff regarding the scientific aspects of the study
Preparing/ submitting IBR documents and ensuring regulatory compliance
Perform subject interviews, study data collection, and data entry
Work with Investigators and other research team members to develop solutions to complex problems that impact the timely and accurate conduct of the study
Serve as primary contact with research participants
Coordinate collection and management of study data
Assemble study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with study team, acting as primary contact
Interact with the principal investigator and other study personnel regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct

Clinical Research Coordinator Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Research Coordinator

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

Education for Clinical Research Coordinator

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Employers hiring for the clinical research coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Education, Nursing, Communication, Associates, Science, Health, Health Sciences, Human Relations, Healthcare, Health Science

Skills for Clinical Research Coordinator

Desired skills for clinical research coordinator include:

Medical terminology
Clinical research protocols
Data management program
Social sciences
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Excel and MS Word

Desired experience for clinical research coordinator includes:

Act as point person for research assistants and troubleshoot research related issues
May engage with a pool of coordinators to support other research studies across the Department of Medicine
Determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials
Monitor Institutional Review Board submissions, and respond to requests and questions
Oversee patient compliance to study protocols, obtain information from patients regarding adverse events, and promptly document and report findings to the principal investigator and regulatory authorities
Recruit study participants by establishing referral methods and working with our clinical partners, implementing a successful plan in line with approved protocol to identify potential participants for research protocol (advertisements, chart reviews, monitoring of clinic schedule, ) and prepare accordingly

Clinical Research Coordinator Examples


Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical research coordinator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical research coordinator
  • Provides ongoing education to study subjects about clinical trials and provides significant new information that may affect a subject’s willingness to participate in a study, when needed
  • Maintains automated databases and other records for reporting and compliance purposes
  • Arranges and attends meetings, seminars, symposia and other events related to project efforts
  • Maintain current scientific knowledge of bio-specimen collection and uses
  • Manages conduct of experimental tests & procedures
  • Recruit and screen patients using protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Ensure procedural adherence to the protocol
  • Ensure that drugs are correctly dispensed as per protocol
  • Leads the research team in the execution of trials within the scope of the established study protocol
  • Monitors patient toxicity on trial according to Common Toxicity criteria, including adding data from source, confirming grading and attribution and ensuring consistency of data across medial record
Qualifications for clinical research coordinator
  • Experience managing multiple protocols at a given time
  • Submits new protocols to WIRB and verifies that the proper document was received with the proper MCH format
  • AA/medical/technical school or 3 year of research and/or healthcare experience required
  • Coordinates all research study activities with the Principal Investigator and has no direct nursing care responsibilities
  • Assess each proposed study protocol
  • Develop tactical study procedures

Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a clinical research coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical research coordinator
  • Assists is study sample management and transport
  • Assists with organizing and scheduling assessments/tests/activities to meet research objectives and study protocol compliance
  • Assists with data collection for research studies following established data collection and management procedures
  • Assists in the preparation of site for monitor visit and external/internal audits
  • Updates automated databases and other records for reporting and compliance purposes
  • Assists by arranging and attending meetings, seminars, symposia and other events related to project efforts
  • Attends and participates in research team meetings
  • Participate in protocol review, evaluations, study design and risk assessments to subject population
  • Follows patient accounting procedures
  • Collaborates with study sponsors and PIs to establish study objectives, procedures, and deadlines for each project
Qualifications for clinical research coordinator
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative community relationships, particularly with Intermountain Healthcare / Primary Children’s Hospital, and the PECARN research network
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
  • Schedules subjects for a research appointment(s) or schedules operating room time as determined by the protocol
  • Collects, sorts, files, and maintains all paper and electronic documents related to the protocol as required by the IRB, IACUC and principle investigator
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field (i.e., Registered Nurse (RN), Physician Assistant (PA), Pharmacist, Biologist, Health Scientist, or Public Health Specialist) or an Associates Degree with a minimum of 1 year of research oversight experience

Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a clinical research coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical research coordinator
  • Reviews the protocol summary sheet and the informed consent form
  • Develops subject recruitment plan in collaboration with primary care physicians and nursing staff
  • Prepares IRB applications and ongoing amendments
  • Monitors/maintains participant safety, dignity and compliance, including coordination of appropriate medical consultation/treatment as appropriate
  • Work closely and proactively with operational teams to ensure laboratory, equipment and all operational requirements are fulfilled, study is adequately resourced and all personnel are trained and competent on all study procedures
  • Works with recruiting and screening staff to define a recruiting plan for the trial and to ensure the study is recruited on schedule
  • Coordinates CRF activities as appropriate
  • Prepare for and attend audits/monitoring visits
  • When needed assist with on-site patient support
  • Prepares reports for presentation in conferences and seminars
Qualifications for clinical research coordinator
  • Experience in similar or related field
  • Advanced clinical degree in a relevant scientific or health-related field
  • A minimum of four (4) to six (6) years years of experience with clincial research and IRB/clinical trials regulatory requirements
  • Experience in clinical monitoring while conducting or overseeing multi-site clinical trials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proficiency in basic computer programs
  • Minimum of Associate's degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired, Bachelor's degree preferred and 1 year of experience in a clinical or scientific related discipline, preferably in oncology

Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical research coordinator. 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 coordinator
  • Abstracting information from clinical records and conducting structured chart review
  • Conducting screening and obtaining informed consent
  • Conducting cross-sectional and longitudinal quantitative and qualitative interviews in person and by telephone
  • Administering surveys
  • Tracking and scheduling study participants for interviews or visits
  • Translating study materials into Spanish
  • Analyzing collected data using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Abstracting information from clinical records, transcripts and journal articles
  • Managing and reporting on study results
  • Creating, cleaning, updating, and managing databases and comprehensive datasets and reports
Qualifications for clinical research coordinator
  • Five or more years’ experience implementing and overseeing intervention and/or health services or clinical research projects managing/supervising studies and teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in basic science or health related field
  • Experience working with complicated patient populations
  • Knowledge of clinical research in oncology
  • Ability to work across several different programs, reporting to two to three different supervisors
  • HS graduation or GED and six months to one year of related work experience

Clinical Research Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a clinical research coordinator. 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 coordinator
  • Oversees and conducts the informed consent process on studies as appropriate (requires appropriate training and certification of human research subjects training)
  • Manages data collection specific to research studies including but not limited to the performance of measurements for applicable studies, collection of clinical data from patients directly, and manage the performance of all other duties as put forth in the protocol
  • Spearheads efforts to meet patient enrollment targets related to independent research studies
  • Ensures accuracy of personnel transcribing data from a paper case report form (CRF) into an electronic format
  • Manages and executes IRB submissions for initial approvals, re-approvals, amendments, etc… Ensures timeliness and accuracy of submissions and no lapses in approvals for the study
  • Compiles and assists in analyzing data in preparation for a presentation, sponsor/regulatory agency, publication, etc… with the assistance of project investigator
  • Performs advanced data queries when needed
  • Participates in the development of new protocols, prospective databases and new initiatives taken on by the department
  • Collaborates with the research team and research administration, as needed, to ensure that research subjects are treated in accordance with all mandated requirements
  • Prioritizes and schedules work activities to ensure that workflow is controlled and meets the need of the department
Qualifications for clinical research coordinator
  • Bachelor’s of Science or Bachelor’s of Arts degree with six months experience in a clinical research setting
  • Active CA State license
  • Knowledge of operation principles and expertise with measurement of oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production by indirect calorimetry (resting and during exercise)
  • Ability to design testing protocols and prepare associated documentation
  • BA/BS degree with a major in a related field and two years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research
  • College degree and experience in scientific research

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