Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 108354
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekdays but occasional night or weekends as projects require
Job Type: Regular
Manages protocols to ensure the safety of patients and quality of clinical trial data. Prepares and submits Institutional Review Board (IRB) paperwork and maintains all related regulatory document submissions. Communicates and coordinates study activities with the Primary Investigator and any Sub-Investigators of clinical studies.
· Research experience, or laboratory experience
· Clinical experience or exposure (paid or volunteer) working with Pediatric patients
The position involves frequent direct interaction with pediatric and adult patients and their families, and exposure to almost every part of the CMC hospital system (ED, OR, ICUs, hospital floor units, labs, etc). This Research Coordinator position will dedicate approximately 50% of their time to our Pediatric Trauma Research Program, and 50% to our Adult Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Research program. They will work with our other Research Coordinators, Pediatric Trauma Program Manager, the Trauma and Acute Care Surgeons and countless other clinicians. Our focus is mainly in the critically ill and injured patient populations. We generally have about 15 different clinical trials open at a given time, ranging from new investigational drugs, medical devices, changes in patient care practices or retrospective outcomes-based research. Some flexibility will be required to occasionally help cover some weekends if we have studies that specifically require it.
Works in clinical care areas and office environments. May be required to travel. Requires close, personal contact with patients, handling of blood and body fluids, walking, sitting, standing, lifting, handling of charts, supplies and equipment, and operation of a keyboard and computer. Responsibility to work in a safe manner.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree and research experience required. Master's Degree preferred. Phlebotomy certification or venipuncture skills preferred. BLS required per policy guidelines. Certification in clinical research (SoCRA, ACRP) preferred.