Research Coordinator – Heart and Vascular Center Lebanon, New Hampshire
Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) is seeking a Research Coordinator to join our Heart and Vascular Center, Clinical Trials team. In this role, candidates will perform a wide range of tasks associated with conducting clinical trials and research studies while managing multiple research protocols, providing guidance to other members of the research team, and supporting the overall directions of research in the department.
Clinical research in the Heart and Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock spans the sections of Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular Medicine. Join this growing team as we advance medical knowledge, extend the care we are able to offer, and ultimately provide the highest quality care for our patients and their families.
Responsibilities: •Organizes and manages clinical trials and research studies. Provides expertise and guidance to the research team and investigators. •Conducts protocol reviews to assess the feasibility of potential studies. Seeks out new research opportunities. Participates in study site selection activities. •Prepares and submits regulatory documents to study sponsors and any applicable regulatory agencies. •Works with study investigators to develop recruitment and screening procedures. Designs and develops recruitment documentation. •Composes informed consent forms and protocol abstracts. Creates other study documents and study management tools. •Maintains study and regulatory documentation. Monitors and manages compliance with regulatory requirements for other members of the research team. •Carries out study visit tasks and procedures, some of which may require being on call. Arranges required tests and other appointments. Interviews study participants about their medical history, medications, adverse events, demographics, and the quality of life issues. •Communicates with participants throughout the course of the study. •Travels to investigator meetings and study training. •Provides education and support to study participants and their families. •Acts as liaison between principal investigators, regulatory agencies, D-H stakeholders, and study participants to resolve problems. •Designs, establishes, and conducts training programs for clinical research staff. •Participates in the preparation of grants for funding department research. •Works with others in the financial management of the department’s research program.
Minimum Qualifications & Licensure: •Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience, or the equivalent in education and experience, required. •Master’s degree preferred. •Excellent organizational, writing and office software skills required. •Certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) or Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) required.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.