Clinical Research Coordinator
University Job Title
None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Administration & Operations
Compensation Grade Profile
Supervisor; Senior Associate (23)
Medical School Campus
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family
Clinical, Research Res Support, Research/Support
Total # of hours to be worked:
Yale Cancer Center is Connecticut's only cancer center designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and one of only 47 in the nation. Yale Cancer Center delivers the highest quality patient-centered care, achieves breakthrough discoveries, and trains the future leaders in cancer science and medicine. There are over 190 clinical trials providing the most advanced cancer therapies at Smilow Cancer Hospital and in the 11 Care Centers, and trials are available within 20+ disease units. Yale has been at the forefront of understanding the fundamental mechanisms of cancer biology and in developing effective therapies for the treatment of cancer, and harnesses the resources of the Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven to advance cancer research, prevention, and patient care, as well as community outreach and education.
The Clinical Trials Office is in a period of rapid growth and actively recruiting Clinical Research Coordinators. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be assigned to support the Phase I team . They 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 a multitude clinical trials. The CRC will be assigned to a specific disease team(s) upon hire based on the candidate’s background.
- Assumes primary responsibility for a program, service, activity, operation or function in an assigned area. Develops objectives, practice and procedure and identifies resources to ensure accomplishment of operational goals.
- Coordinates day-to-day operations in order to achieve designated goals. Ensures effective management and leads the development and implementation of best practices.
- Designs and implements quality control metrics to identify areas of risk. Analyzes, recommends, and implements strategic solutions to minimize risk.
- Develops a variety of complex report and other written materials.
- Provides guidance to and collaboration with internal and external partners as necessary.
- Develops, oversees and monitors budgets.
- Develops and maintains specialized training.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability to create and follow research project-related supporting 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:
One year of Oncology clinical trial experience. Master’s degree in health or research related discipline preferred. Experience indicating the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team atmosphere and receptiveness to direction.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Clinical Research Professional (ACRP or SOCRA) preferred.
Weekend Hours Required?
Evening Hours Required?
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.
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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