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University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024


The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Neurology Chair Office, is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II.

The mission of the UAB Alzheimer's Disease Center is to overcome Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by conducting, fostering, and enabling research at UAB and through national collaborations, by providing the highest level of care to patients and families, and by educating both professionals and the public about aging, dementia, and brain health. Our research is aimed at reducing Deep South disparities in Alzheimer's disease.

General Responsibilities

  • To serve as primary coordinator for clinical research studies and supporting more senior team members.
  • To provide a lead role in protocol screening and participant eligibility determination working alongside other team members to ensure compliance. May provide oversight to junior clinical research coordinators (CRC) and clinical research nurse coordinators (CRNC) in review of study documents.
  • To conduct all study activities in accordance with the protocol, Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulations, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • To provide quality care to participants and their families within the area of clinical specialty.
  • To coordinate the life cycle of the study from start-up through maintenance to closure.
  • To manage participant care including recruitment, screening, scheduling, consenting, conducting visits, and collecting various assessments such as adverse event (AE) information or questionnaires.
  • To perform the informed consent process following GCP.
  • To act as a liaison between the clinical and research staff, departments, ancillary services and the study sponsor to ensure protocol compliance throughout the study.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Conduct study visits, perform specimen collection, process lab specimens, perform data entry, and assist with research visit preparation and post-visit activities in the UAB Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC). All study activities will be conducted in accordance with the protocol, IRB regulations, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  2. Responsible for coordinating ADRC sub-studies to include scheduling, consenting, conducting visits, participant follow-up, and payment. May interpret routine lab values, assist with participant results letters, and communicate results to participants.
  3. Provide input on study protocol and IRB amendments.
  4. Conduct clinical research visits and enter data into electronic systems.
  5. Sub-study coordination.
  6. Assist in ADRC pre-and post-visit activities, results letter process, and the development of protocols.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range: $60,835 - $98,855


Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required.


  • Clinical research experience.
  • Comfortable performing venipuncture.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clinical Research


: 311500000 Neurology Chair Office

Employee Status

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