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Clinical Research Coordinator III
National Jewish Health is currently seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator III to join our dynamic and fast-paced
Clinical Research Services team. The candidate selected for this role will be an experienced coordinator who is organized, dedicated and detail focused with an in-depth knowledge of the federal regulations that pertain to clinical research as well as the tenets of ICH/GCP guidelines. The CRC III at National Jewish Health will have experience with scientific concepts related to study design and analysis, as well as substantial knowledge of the development process for drugs, biologics and medical devices. The candidate selected for this role will have a thorough understanding of the aspects of human subject protection and safety in the conduct of a clinical trial and will display leadership and professionalism by taking a mentoring role with newer coordinators. This position will impact the institution by working closely with our physician investigators to provide high-quality clinical research that informs our clinical practice and helps to improve and advance medical care.
The candidate selected for this position as a Clinical Research Coordinator III, would be responsible for study management and GCP compliance, safety management such as adverse event identification and reporting and will
possess the ability to function independently in a clinical research setting. The Clinical Research Services team is united by the National Jewish Health values, and works in a collaborative and supportive manner to achieve the institutions goals.
Why National Jewish Health? As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation for 118 years, our faculty is widely recognized for excellence in the treatment of lung diseases. We also conduct basic science, clinical and translational research in the areas of asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, sleep disorders and other related conditions. Programs such as the new Autoimmune Lung Disease Center integrate clinical care and research across subspecialties.
To function as a member of the clinical research team in the implementation and coordination of clinical research.
forms using easily understood language and refraining from using inappropriate language and non-verbal gestures.
Knowledge and Skills
Extensive knowledge of standard research practices and methods, particularly in the field of assignment, and of other values of research in the field involved. Ability to determine the approach to a research problem which will give the most significant results and to develop, lay out and plan the actual experiments to be performed, and ability to devise new methods and techniques as needed in experimentation. Ability to plan, organize and direct work of supporting personnel. Ability to prepare and write reports on research projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
associates, other research personnel and the general public.
BS or BA in Biology, Chemistry, Behavioral Science, Science, Health or Nursing required.
Certification and Licensure
CPR/BLS certification required prior to independent patient contact. Current IRB certification required within one month of hire. Certification for Shipping Hazardous Materials (IATA), required prior to shipping specimens. Current ACRP or SOCRA Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (CCRC or CCRP), or Clinical Research Associate Certification (CCRA), preferred.
A minimum of five (5) years of Clinical Research experience with a minimum of two (2) years experience equivalent to a CRC level II.
Position is in a clinical environment. Frequent requirements may include: reading and comprehending medical literature, including basic interpretation of disease processes, medical charts, and instructions. Communication includes ability to chart vital signs and other basic information. Communication with interdisciplinary team as well as with differing ages and levels of maturity/understanding of patient and family, taking and recording telephone messages. Manual dexterity, manipulating equipment such as blood pressure kit, oximeter, spirometer. Frequently, has the need to assist a patient by moving or lifting. Considerable physical demands, requiring lifting up to 25 pounds Also involves pushing wheelchairs, opening doors and cabinets, reaching for objects. Occasionally will need to crawl in order to retrieve a fallen object for a patient. Occasional requirements may include: sitting while completing paperwork, kneeling, and squatting. Incumbent may be scheduled to work an alternate schedule to accommodate essential business needs routine travel by foot or automobile to alternate work/meeting locations, possibly during inclement weather.
Inside environmental conditions may include: The potential of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens. Has frequent exposure to infectious diseases. Occasionally, may encounter radiation from portable radiology procedures. May come into contact with various fumes/odors. Also may encounter contaminated biological waste from infectious patients. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided to each employee when needed as determined by policy. Utilization of PPE is mandatory. Estimated 1500 employees in the worksite.