Clinical Research Coordinator
Temporary Role /16 Hours Per Week (Days)
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I. Position Function: Under the direction of the principal investigator coordinates clinical research protocols as well as evaluates research study participants in an office or a hospital setting prior to and following procedures. Assists in monitoring of research study participants.
II. Job Relationships: The clinical research coordinator reports to the principal investigator. The clinical research coordinator must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians and other members of an interdisciplinary team.
-To develop knowledge, increase skills and increase autonomy within the field of neurology.
-To order test, procedures and materials that are necessary for the execution of experimental protocols.
IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
-Performs duties as needed to coordinate clinical research studies/clinical trials.
-Responsibilities include: research study participant recruitment, screening, enrollment and follow-up in accordance with specific protocol.
-Responsible for preparation and submission of protocols for Research/Human Subjects Committee (IRB) approval. The scope of the clinical trials includes evaluation of therapy, assessment of effect of treatment, ongoing evaluation and long-term assessment of comprehensive management program, and evaluation of the effects of risk factor modification program.
-Responsible for completion of pertinent data relevant to patient enrollment in clinical research studies/clinical trials and management of data from procedures performed.
-Demonstrates knowledgeable assessment skills while constantly monitoring the patient’s status throughout the duration of the clinical research study/clinical trial.
- Assists the principal investigator in the evaluation, care and follow-up of research study participants.
-Maintains appropriate study participant research records and documentation.
-Performs other related duties as necessary.
B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:
Maintains highest standard of safety to patients, other staff and self at all times.
-Maintains professional demeanor to research study participants, physician and co-workers at all times.
Maintains continuum of care: verbal reports to nurse on Medical floor when appropriate; follow-up with research study participants and family in order to assess progress, symptoms, levels of comfort, complications, discharge instructions, follow-up appointments and other pertinent issues.
-Maintains appropriate communications with study sponsor, referring physicians.
V. Reporting Requirements:
-Reports to the principal investigator any deviations of normal operations.
-Reports to the principal investigator any unusual occurrences related to research study participants, staff or equipment.
-Reports immediately any changes in the research study participant’s condition warranting intervention.
-Shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all medical center related, clinical trial related, medical staff related and patient related data and information.
-Shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant medical center policies and procedures.
- Shall be accountable for observing all policies and procedures of the department.
Minimum Education: Clinical Background
Minimum Experience: 2-3 years experience as a clinical research coordinator
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
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This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce.Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.