Clinical Research Coordinator
1500 North Ritter Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219
The Clinical Research Coordinator will be located at Community Hospital East.
Responsible for independently running and operating multiple clinical research protocols in conjunction with the Principal Investigator.
- Independently coordinates, implements and completes clinical research studies in accordance with protocol guidelines, GCP, ICH, local, state and federal standards
- Identifies and screens appropriate candidates for eligibility for research studies
- Obtains informed consent from eligible patients for a research study.
- Communicates on a regular basis with the Investigators, Research Team, Hospital Staff, Monitor, and other sponsor representatives to ensure adherence to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
- Effectively problem solves and informs Manager and Principle Investigator when appropriate.
- Maintains an effective data management system to track study participants and activities
- Collects data and completes case report forms and data queries as specified by the study protocol
- Monitors adherence to protocols, and reports violations in a timely manner to the sponsor and the IRB
- Assists in determining facility, staff and supply needs required for set-up and implementation of a new study
- Performs phlebotomy, ECG and other testing, as needed after trained
- Prepares and processes laboratory specimens for shipment according to study lab manual
- Completion of a bachelor’s or associate degree from an accredited nursing program (RN) plus a minimum of two (2) years healthcare, clinical and/or research experience
- Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years healthcare, clinical and/or research experience
- Completion of an allied health degree (e.g., Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Licensed Practical Nurse) or associates degree in Clinical Trials Research related curriculum plus a minimum of five (5) years healthcare, clinical and/or research experience
- An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the patient care process
- Demonstrates compliance with hospital standards, policies and procedures
- Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills to a varied audience
- Demonstrates ability to interact with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
- Demonstrates organizational and time management skills
- Must be detail oriented
- Demonstrates computer competencies in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and EMR
*Clinical Research Certification is required once eligible and must be obtained three (3) years after hire.
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