Clinical Research Coordinator - Cancer Center (Clinical Trials Office)
University of Illinois Cancer Center - Chicago, IL
Clinical Research Coordinator - Cancer Center (Clinical Trials Office) (Job ID #144260)
The University of Illinois Cancer Center, Clinical Trials Office, is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator. As part of this dynamic team, the Clinical Research Coordinator manages and directs the coordination and timely handling of all components of clinical research protocols, including pre and post research activities, in and outside the clinical setting.
The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and conduct of multiple research projects of clinical phases (I-IV), development of effective patient recruitment strategies, coordination of comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules, and overseeing and participating in subject recruitment, screening, scheduling, testing, and data management for multi-faceted investigations.
Bachelor's degree in nursing, health science, or a health-related field required.
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional certification preferred and required within 2 years of hire.
At least one year experience in a research discipline required. Experience in a clinical research setting and experience working with Federal Regulations and IRB's required; experience with oncology research protocols highly preferred.
Familiarity with medical terminology and procedures including electronic medical records and billing preferred.
Ability to manage multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Requires excellent written and oral communications, presentation and computer/pc skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other related software.
Knowledge of Medicare Coverage Analyses and conventional care cost billing, highly desirable.
Experience with Electronic Medical Records, a plus.
Knowledge of research protocols, principles and procedures; knowledge of aspects of clinical trials such as screening, interviewing, case report forms; knowledge of experimental design, mathematics, statistics, computerized information retrieval systems, and computer data management; ability to identify, produce, organized, evaluate and interpret data; knowledge of ethics and regulatory procedures (e.g., informed consent process, data safety and monitoring plans, principles of data collection and documentation) involved with clinical trials and other clinical research; ability to work as a member of a project team; knowledge of clinical tasks required for research (e.g., phlebotomy, centrifugation, aliquoting blood, interviewing).
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University's Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.