Med-Plastic Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19002959)
The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator will report directly to the Director, Wound Research Alliance (WRA) and will collaborate with the clinical investigators and research staff to support the activities for the Department of Plastic Surgery, Wound Research Alliance, and the Center for Innovation in Restorative Medicine.
This position is a senior level clinical trial coordination and management position working on multiple investigative clinical trial projects. This position involves providing clinical nursing support for the trial operations of a high-volume research structure with plenty of room for growth and professional development. This senior position includes leading, training, and providing mentorship to junior research coordinators, conducting hands-on subject recruitment, evaluation and screening processes, sample transport and storage, quality management procedures, regulatory development and oversight, electronic data capture, entry, and maintenance of data integrity, coordination of all research study procedures, and preparation of reports for leadership review.
Critical skills include: attention to detail, strong organizational capabilities, flexibility and the ability to adapt to dynamic job demands and shifting priorities, the ability to establish strong rapport and create and maintain trust in collaborative relationships. Interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written are a must for effective interaction with subjects, families, multidisciplinary staff, and physicians both internal and external to the University. Applicants will demonstrate a strong track record in clinical trial management, ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and solid comprehension of regulatory compliance as it relates to the execution of complex clinical trials. Candidate will possess CCRC/CCRP professional certification through an accredited institution.
Travel to local clinical sites will be necessary (reimbursed) and a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle is required.
Registered Nurse with an associate, diploma or bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3-5 years solid clinical experience and must possess intermediate level of research profession inclusive of 2-4 years solid experience in multi-trial coordination. 2-4 years clinical research trial experience preferred. Phlebotomy, IV access skills with some specimen processing experience preferred. Strong clinical expertise comprised of 3-5 years within a hospital clinical setting or research coordinator clinical trial experience and regulatory development/submission experience preferred. Experience within the UPMC /UPITT facilities strongly preferred. Some experience with budget development is preferred, or the ability to train on the job.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00 pm
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 19002959
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.