BSD MED - Section Administrator: Cardiology - Clinical Research Staff
About the Department
The Section of Cardiology was founded in 1950 and has a proud history. We are now charting a new course that will propel us to the forefront of cardiovascular medicine. The strength of the Section reflects the quality and dedication of its faculty, trainees and support staff and is enhanced by the rich environment at the University of Chicago.
The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 (CRC1) is an entry level researcher working with the clinical Principal Investigator (PI) and under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager in the Section of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine. The CRC1 works with the PI, Co-Investigator(s), department, sponsoring agencies, and/or the to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial and other related aspects of the clinical study.
- Coordinates the conduct of the study from startup through closeout including recruitment and screening of study subjects, obtaining informed consent, collecting research data, and ensuring protocol adherence.
- Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant study meetings.
- Protects patients and data confidentiality by ensuring security of research data and personal health information and compliance with federal regulations and sponsor protocols.
- Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance to study sponsor, primary investigator, and regulatory agency specifications.
- Maintains accurate and complete records which may include, but are not limited to, signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, Case Report Forms (CRF's), drug dispensing logs, and study related communication.
- Understands the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review, including facilitation of study initiation through meticulous and timely preparation of IRB submissions.
- Understands the federal research regulations and identifies the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation.
- Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.
- Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).---
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
Certifications:---Preferred QualificationsEducation: Experience:
- Knowledge of medical terminology/environment.
- Interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
- Communicate with tact and diplomacy.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
- Read and understand complex documents (e.g., clinical trials).
- Handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
- Absorb large amounts of information quickly.
- Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.
- Resume/CV (required)
- Cover Letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST
be uploaded via the My Experience
page, in the section titled Application Documents
of the application.Job Family
Individual ContributorFLSA Status
BiweeklyScheduled Weekly Hours
YesRequires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement
YesDrug Test Required
YesHealth Screen Required
YesMotor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
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