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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024
CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I - (T216049)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Med - Immunology/Rheumatology, is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator I.

General Responsibilities

  • To collect and record preliminary data for clinical research programs.
  • To recruit and perform follow-up with research participants as protocols outline.
  • To schedule visits according to research protocols.
  • To assist in coordination of lab and fieldwork.
  • To maintain familiarity with appropriate Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and regulations.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Help with patient screening, enrollment, follow-up, and completion of other study procedures in a high-paced environment.
  2. Serves as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments, and/or satellite facilities.
  3. Helps with patient enrollment planning.
  4. Conducts quality assurance activities.
  5. Helps to develop and implement procedures, maintains records, tracks progress.
  6. Coordinates patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities.
  7. Arranges access to study medications, including authorization for prescriptions.
  8. Employs strategies to maintain recruitment and retention rates.
  9. Managing project calendars and timelines with investigators and Research Team.
  10. Helps prepare and submit multiple levels of research documentation (i.e. IRB, IND, or FDA submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms).
  11. Will work with Rheumatology leadership to launch large multi-site, national clinical trial. This includes assisting with finalization of study protocol, identification and contracting with external sites and preparing scientific reports for review by study sponsor and research community.
  12. Helps manage investigational products (IP). Employs the required system (including personnel) for handling, dispensing, and documenting IP for sponsored protocols.
  13. Provides data for the creation of study budgets as needed.
  14. Completes Case Report Forms (CRF) according to protocol.
  15. Assists with the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for data quality assurance.
  16. Performs vendor analysis and equipment configuration as needed. May perform a variety of medical procedures.
  17. Under the oversight of the Investigator, helps develop protocols, identified efficiencies and improves processes.
  18. Maintains compliance with federal, state and accrediting agencies (sponsors).
  19. Maintains any required documentation.
  20. Processes and maintains lab specimens.
  21. Helps manage site supplies as needed.
  22. Will conduct research study activities, with oversight from Principal Investigator(s), in accordance with the protocol, IRB regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  23. Will perform procedures as required by the protocol, including recruitment, screening, scheduling, consenting participants, conducting study visits and collection of biospecimens.
  24. Arranges access to study medications, including authorization for prescriptions.
  25. Employs strategies to maintain recruitment and retention rates.
  26. Will conduct various assessments and questionnaires, collect and enter data into electronic databases, such as REDCap and OnCore, as well as perform quality assurance on data collected.
  27. Compiles data; helps to develop and implement procedures, maintains records and tracks progress.
  28. Will track study progress, assist with regulatory submissions (IRB) and maintain study regulatory records.
  29. Coordinates patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities.
  30. Will serve as a liaison to clinical staff, Principal Investigator(s), sponsor(s), internal and external collaborators.
  31. Will attend study meetings, assist with preparation of study reports.
  32. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range: $41,175 - $66,915

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required.

Preferences

  • The ideal candidate has functional expertise in clinical and scientific environments.
  • The individual would be organized, show attention to detail, and has exceptional follow-through abilities.
  • They will have clinical decision-making and assessment skills, enjoy face-to-face interactions with patients and study participants, and interfacing investigators and clinicians.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clinical Research

Organization

: 311403000 Med - Immunology/Rheumatology

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite