Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Neurology

Location
Connecticut, United States
Posted
30 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Ref
57790BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Focus:

Within the Department of Neurology and reporting to the Neurology Research Operations Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for planning, tracking and ensuring that the clinical activities for study participants are conducted in accordance with approved protocols. These activities include, but are not limited to: patient screening, eligibility determination, registration and other protocol and subject milestones. The CRC will have direct patient contact and will be responsible for managing multiple clinical trials. The CRC will be assigned to a specific neurological section(s) upon hire based on the candidate’s background.

Essential Duties

  1. Compares protocols and sponsored projects to confirm consistency between funding proposals/awards and approved protocols.
  2. Documents established congruency between funding proposals and approved protocols.
  3. Facilitates and/or assists with resolution of any inconsistencies between funding proposals and approved protocols.
  4. Serves as a liaison between the Grants and Contracts offices, investigators, and business managers to resolve congruency issues in a timely manner.
  5. Attends meetings and presents issues when necessary that were identified during congruency review.
  6. Serves as a resource and provides technical assistance to investigators and their staff.
  7. Provides analytical and technical support related to establishing and recording protocol/grant congruency, as needed.
  8. Monitors federal and state regulations for new guidance, updates, or policies. Maintains a high degree of knowledge on these requirements to determine actions and follow directives that may be required to ensure University compliance with congruency review and reporting requirements.
  9. Develops, implements, and manages internal practices that ensure compliance with federal requirements.
  10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic/scientific field and a minimum of 3 years of related research support experience; or the equivalent combination of education or experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated ability to create and follow research project related supported documents.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Proven ability to schedule and coordinate research activities as well as work with a team to develop action items and other means to keep projects moving along according to timeline.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Demonstrated ability to report on the status of project deliverables and draft and submit project updates to the study sponsor.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Strong clinical and analytical skills. Proven ability to evaluate and assess subject’s suitability for inclusion into studies, obtain informed consent, determine patient eligibility and coordinate patient enrollment.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Excellent time management and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Master’s degree in health or research related discipline and two years of related work experience in a similar job family. Experience must indicate ability to work with minimal supervision in a team atmosphere and receptiveness to direction. Familiarity with neurological clinical research strongly preferred.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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