Clinical Research Coordinator
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The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for support in the oversight, execution, and regulatory compliance of human subject research carried out in the Stroke Division of the Neurology Department. The scope of this job includes conducting clinical trials, coordinating and supporting the regulatory aspects of the Stroke research program, assisting the Stroke team in the oversight of clinical research projects, and management and submission of all regulatory documents of the Stroke research program. The coordinator must be detail oriented and have prior experience with IRB guidelines and policies and human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of research protocols. The Clinical Research Coordinator will generate reports documenting the progress of individual research projects for internal and external use. Position is contingent on continued funding.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The coordinator must be detail oriented, have prior experience with lRB guidelines, policies, human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of research protocols. Must have a strong ability to communicate with clinicians, researchers, patients and families. Job will require communication with staff and patients outside of office hours.
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