Clinical Research Coordinator
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The Clinical Research Coordinator B will conduct the coordination of Phase I-IV clinical trials, as well as multi center trials, working with partnering institutions on budgets and IRB documentation, including coordination, organization and maintenance of all documentation required by Sponsor or CRO; resolve data queries with Sponsor or CRO; recruit, screen and enroll potential study subjects; participate in the conduct of audits; process and ship blood and specimens; schedule patient visits and any necessary testing; obtain records required to complete case report forms; conduct initiation, monitoring and closeout visits with Sponsor of CRO; create study budgets; work with limited supervision in the management of clinical trials using independent judgement.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. A minimum of three years experience preferred. Effective problem solving capabilities is necessary, as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations preferred.
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