The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) provides research coordination and support to the principal investigators, patients, and Gundersen Health System staff for projects that support the mission and objectives of Gundersen Medical Foundation. The CRC meets the expectations of a professional employee.
1.Collaborates with investigators to recruit eligible subjects to clinical protocols.
2.Facilitates and oversees research studies by preparing regulatory documents for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), managing data collection and developing and maintaining databases for the submission of protocol forms and treatment information to the Institutional Review Board. Identifies strategies to prevent protocol violations and is responsible for adverse event management and study closeout.
3.Responsible for overall coordination of research studies, including but not limited to, contracts, budgets, billing, monitoring, audits, mailing, lab kits, and submission of patient information.
4.Monitors treatment implemented by Physician or RN-CRC for protocol compliance and occurrence of adverse events. Identifies and implements strategies to prevent protocol violations.
5.Obtains and maintains certification, via testing for:
Clinical Research Coordinator Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams.
Handling Shipping of Hazardous Materials, Infectious Substances and other Biologic Materials in compliance with the DOT and the Code of Federal Regulations.
6.Participates in the contract research organization's investigator meeting to become knowledgeable about the scientific, medical, and administrative aspects of the protocol, and attends meetings with specified research groups or sponsors. Some travel required.
EDUCATION AND LEARNING:
Associate degree in Clinical Research Coordination or a related field
Bachelor's degree in a health related field
2 years of experience in a health care setting.
2 years of experience in a health care setting with research experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Driver's License (DL)
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes Clinical Research Professional certification (CCRP) issued by the Society of Clinical Research Associates. or Clinical Research Coordinator certification (CCRC) issued by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals
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