Visiting Clinical Research Coordinator

Responsibilities

As part of this dynamic Cancer Center CTO team, Clinical Research Coordinators will manage & oversee several oncology clinical trials, from study inception to termination.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: activation & maintenance of the oncology clinical trials protocols; acting as liaison between physicians, clinic staff, UIC IRB office, sponsors, & regulatory agencies; educating physicians & clinic staff on impact of protocol modifications & adverse events; assisting physicians & clinic staff in identification, recruitment, and enrollment of patients for clinical trial protocols; planning & coordinating strategies for increasing patient enrollment at University and affiliate sites, acting as liaison between patients, physicians, & sponsors in patients’ enrollment compliance to regulations, especially FDA & NCI, and sponsor guidelines; reviewing protocols to ensure compliance with laboratory & clinic procedures & ensuring that evaluations are met; & providing expertise on clinical components regarding physician, patient, & clinic staff compliance.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in nursing (with current IL licensure to practice) plus 2 years clinical research experience required; oncology clinical research experience a plus. Proficiency with information systems & knowledge of federal regulations & guidelines regarding clinical trials preferred; SoCRA certification (or equivalent) a plus, and required within 2 years of hire. Requires excellent written, oral & interpersonal communication skills, as well as a strong ability to organize, prioritize, & coordinate multiple activities to meet deadlines. Experience with electronic medical records is desirable. Must be proficient in MS Office, including MS Access.

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