The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses.
UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati Cancer Program is looking to fill two (2) open patient facing positions of Clinical Research Professional or Senior Clinical Research Professional. These positions will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Profession and Senior Clinical Research Professional will provide technical support and assistance for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Duties can span a broad range of activities, or can be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.
Study Coordination Duties:
Complete training and follow standard operating procedures
Screen patients for inclusion in study based on pre-determined criteria
Obtain written consent for study participation
Obtain, process and ship patient samples for laboratory analysis
In conjunction with the investigator, document and evaluate adverse events and response to treatment
Educate and maintain direct communication with clinical and hospital staff regarding research procedures and requirements Ensure that the patient treatment provided and data collected adhere to the study protocol
Actively collaborate and communicate with study sponsors throughout the life cycle of the study to ensure compliance
Report data to sponsor and respond to queries
Participate in weekly team meetings
Related other duties, as assigned
Additional Duties for Clinical Research Professional:
Plan and coordinate clinical research project
Data Entry/Management - gather data; assist in development of reports
Additional Duties for Senior Clinical Research Professional:
Precept new hires in collaboration with the manager
Serve as a resource for staff
Perform routine physical/clinical procedures
Implement procedures to collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources.
Prepare presentations and reports that show progress, trends, recommendations and/or conclusions.
Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities
Clinical Research Professional Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, or equivalent, preferred
One-year related experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting.
For nursing-focused role, appropriate clinical procedural experience required.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio required, and CR certification preferred
Senior Clinical Research Professional Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent education/experience.
For nursing-focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, Master’s degree preferred.
2-5 years of directly relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting. For nursing-focused role, three years nursing experience, and two years of experience in the area of clinical specialization.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: Appropriate certification preferred. For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio and CR certification preferred.
NOTE: This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.