Clinical Research Coordinator
Posting ID: JP-002660823
This CRC would be focusing on Oncology studies. The specialty could be Hematology Oncology, GU Oncology and GI Oncology. If someone had Phase I experience they could possibly run with Solid Tumor Oncology studies.
Coordinators vary in their portfolios- but carry approximately 10-20 trials at a time.
There is no patient recruitment- they rely on the PI’s and patients who are researching the clinical studies for patient enrollment.
Responsible to screen, consent and enroll patients on an oncology trial and follow that patient through the course of therapy.
Most of the time is spent in clinic- seeing patients with the doctor, go to patient visits, make sure the questionnaires are completed and research procedures outside the clinical norms are done.
Work with clinic staff to make and schedule appointments, for example EKG’s or vitals.
Responsible for protocol compliance- making sure things are done in the correct timeframe.
Interacting with nursing staff, MA’s.
Collaborating with clinical folks that get insurance authorizations.
Working with infusion nurses to schedule appointments.
Working on the clinical side of patients' therapy.
The workload varies; clinical coordinators do manage more trials; the work load will depend on the trial and accrual goal for the trial to manage recruitment
This candidate will be part of a team that would be the main point of contact for specific clinical trials
5% of the time addressing QA issues and doing billing review activities
clinical research coordinator, oncology, clinical studies
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
H.S. diploma, B.S. or B.A (preferred)
At least 1+ year experience with oncology clinical trial experience on the site side or academic research center would be considered at an Assistant CRC level. 2+ years of experience would be considered at a CRC level if they have Phase I study experience and oncology or more complex therapeutic area. 4+ years of experience may be considered at a CRC or Sr. CRC level.
Candidates should know GCP, City training and have comfort with consenting patients.
Proven documentation enrolling patients on studies
Candidate should be meeting with at least 5-10+ patients per week. If someone has no Oncology experience but has worked in Infectious Disease or Cardiovascular, higher volume of patients is needed.
Must have some patient study enrollment experience:
Patients are meeting to enroll patients and make sure study requirements are met, assist patients with different aspects of participation, providing them patient specific calendar of events/checklist. Transfer that information with a calendar that you share with patients.
Someone who is really organized, someone who can read a protocol and notice side effects and help patients deal with the side effects. Oncology patients can be very sick and they are fighting for their life so that should be taken into consideration.
Oncology clinical trial experience very highly preferred- would like acute care; Infectious disease/Cardiology/Stem Cells)
CCRP is a plus
B.S. or BA Highly preferred although H.S Diploma is acceptable.
Candidate must be independent- no later than 3-6 months of training before running independently.
Must be able to multi-task and not be frustrated by it
Must be proactive in communication- verbally and via outlook email.
Must be willing to ask for help when needed.
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Recruiter: Jean Chambers
Phone: (410) 579-3072