Clinical Research Coordinator

Location: Little Rock, AR
Date Posted: 05-08-2018
The Clinical Research Coordinator ensures the accurate progress of clinical trials from study acquisition/start-up through study termination by serving as the primary liaison to the patient, physicians, and a government sponsor (if present). In addition, the Research Coordinator ensures that all study activity is in accordance with guidelines, instructions and specifications outlined in the research protocol.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  1. Involves the soliciting of services in order to acquire clinical trials
  2. Identify potentially feasible studies through contacts with monitors/CRAs, drug companies, industry newsletters, physicians, etc.
  3. Identify physicians to serve as Principal Investigator (PI)
  4. Recruits, screens, enrolls and obtains consent from program participants
  5. Promotes use of open and available clinical studies to appropriate health care providers and venues.
  6. Conducts and/or coordinates training for program participants.
  7. Assures compliance with all relevant IRB and other regulatory agency requirements
  8. Serves as subject matter expert for all phases of the research trials as assigned.  
  9. Collects, manages and maintains patient and laboratory data for clinical research studies.
  10. Analyzes and abstracts data from departmental and medical record charts to complete and submit case report forms 
  11. Coordinates collection and shipment of required specimens for protocol if applicable.
  12. Participates in audits of assigned protocols.
  13. Enters patient information into clinical research database and maintains patient information in research database to ensure proper research accounting.
  14. Identifies problems or obstacles in the system/procedures related to implementation of the research protocols
  15. Authorized to make entries in the medical record, consistent with and limited to the scope of job duties and applicable licensure.
  16. Other duties as assigned
  17. Perform all duties in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
QUALIFICATIONS 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 
  •  Prefer at least five (5) years of clinical research experience
  •  Bachelor’s degree in applicable field
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