Med-Plastic Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19002839)
The Clinical Research Coordinator will have a direct report to the Lead Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator as well as 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 Center for Innovation in Restorative Medicine.
This position is a Research Coordinator position to conduct Industry Sponsor Clinical Trials and Investigator-initiated multi-funded clinical trial projects. This position involves providing clinical research support for the day-to-day trial operations of a high-volume research structure with plenty of room for growth and professional development. This position includes 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 a leadership review.
Critical skills include attention to detail, strong organizational capabilities, flexibility and the ability to adapt to a 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 a must for effective interaction with subjects, families, multidisciplinary staff, physicians, internal and external personnel and senior management.
Ideally, applicants should have a well-demonstrated track record in clinical trial activities and a strong understanding of complex research study issues with good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance - OR an advanced degree in the life sciences or medical field and the ability to learn rapidly on the job. Travel to local clinical sites will be necessary (reimbursed) a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle is required.
1-2 years clinical research trial experience preferred. Phlebotomy, IV access implementation and specimen processing experience a plus. Research coordinator clinical trial experience and regulatory development/submission experience is preferred
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details: None
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
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: 19002839
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.