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Clinical Research Coordinator

Company: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

  • Directs the conduct of clinical research studies in adherence to the research protocol and in compliance with FDA regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Screens patient records, databases, physician referrals, physicians' schedules, etc., and rounds in Clinics checking with physicians to identify prospective candidates for research studies.

  • Discusses participation in clinical research studies with patients and obtains informed consent.

  • Participates in Pre-Study Site Visits, Site Initiation Visits, Investigators' Meetings, etc., for assigned clinical research trials and implements the trials according to schedules agreed between Sponsor and PI.

  • Completes study documentation, maintains patient research files and coordinates the collection of data according to the research protocol, operations manual, and case report form guidelines.

  • Monitors study participants' clinical status and reports adverse and serious adverse events to PI and Sponsor in accordance with the research protocol and Sponsor direction.

  • Performs and coordinates patient tests and procedures as outlined in the research protocol and reports findings to PI.

  • Manages sponsor-initiated monitor visits, quality assurance audits, other periodic reviews and data queries, providing information requested.

  • Identifies strategies to improve patient enrollment in research protocols and works with the PI to develop and implement effective recruitment strategies.

  • Maintains current knowledge and training in the understanding and application of clinical practices necessary to treat the syndromes related to the clinical trial and disease state.

  • Maintains all licenses and certifications required to participate with and treat patients in clinical trials.

  • Performs intradepartmental patient chart audits.

  • Maintains appropriate inventory of study supplies, including investigational product, in accordance with sponsor protocol and policy and UTMC policy on IP/ID Accountability.

  • Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with Principal Investigator(s) to discuss clinical trials and patients.

  • Assists PI in communicating study requirements to all individuals involved in the study and provides appropriate training and study tools for study team members.

  • Attends all departmental, intraorganizational and Nurse Navigator meetings related to the patient population for assigned trials, as well as meetings for individual patients where plan of care is discussed.

Position Qualification:

Bachelor's of Science - Nursing

RN license - Tennessee

Minimum 3 years clinical nursing experience

Keywords: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville , Clinical Research Coordinator, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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