Med-Critical Care Medicine - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008210)
The University of Pittsburgh, Multidisciplinary Acute Care Research Organization (MACRO), is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC). The successful candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), study staff, clinical staff, and sponsoring agencies to coordinate and manage various single and multi-site studies from inception to the end of the funding period. The Clinical Research Coordinator is involved with all aspects of coordinating research projects, including monitoring adult patients enrolled in studies.
The position's primary responsibilities include: * Maintaining regulatory compliance * Frequent communication with various research entities internal and external to the University * Screening patients to determine eligibility * Completing study enrollment activities * Monitoring and reporting adverse events and unanticipated events * Providing clinical follow up in inpatient and outpatient settings * Coordinating protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow up appointments * Completing and overseeing data entry and data management * Maintaining source documentation in an organized manner * Training healthcare personnel on study protocols to ensure adherence at the direction of the PI.
Preference will be given to candidates with a valid PA nursing license, but prior experience as a healthcare provider will be considered in lieu of a nursing license. A Bachelors degree is required, but a Master's degree is preferred. Previous experience coordinating clinical trials or working in a research environment is desirable. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Qualified candidates must possess excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently, and strong computer skills .
This position does call for the ability to work a varied schedule at multiple facilities. Scheduled hours may include overnight hours, weekends, and holidays. Incumbent will be required to perform on-call duties 7 - 10 days per month.
1 year of research experience coordinating clinical trials required. BSN preferred, candidates with ASN or other healthcare license with clinical coordination experience will be considered. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for advanced degree requirement to include 4 or more years research experience, with 2 or more years of experience in a healthcare professional role. Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is desirable. Current healthcare license preferred, but not required. Driver's license preferred, but not required.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Varied based on workload and study needs. M-F 830-5PM with one week of on-call duties per month requiring all-shift availability
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
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, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008210
About University of Pittsburgh
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.