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Genesis Health System Clinical Research Coordinator in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Coord, Clinical Research

Department: Research Support Office

Purpose: Responsible for coordinating all aspects of clinical research trials including protocol feasibility review, IRB application, protocol budgetary preparation, patient recruitment, enrollment, patient consents, patient scheduling, maintaining all necessary documentation, primary contact for patients and sponsors, and coordination of monitoring visits. Assists principal investigator in a leadership role in all aspects of conducting trials. Coordinates comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules to maintain compliance to protocol requirements. May be required to work on multiple trials in various specialties, primarily oncology. Provides reports to study sponsors, FDA and various oversight committees within GMC. Performs clinical research testing and monitors safety of subjects throughout the study.

Report To: Manager, Quality and Clinical Effectiveness

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Moderate: Work requires moderate responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include operating budgets for a work unit or department, specialized equipment, costly or unusual materials or supplies, large amounts of cash or other material assets. The employee has a moderate amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in moderate damage, waste or financial loss. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Governing Boards, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, Auditors/Review Agencies

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field Of Study: Nursing or other Healthcare field

Special Training:

Training Preferred: Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), oncology experience, research experience, Bachelor's Degree

Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa or other applicable license if not an RN

Experience: More than 3 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Working Conditions: There is very limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics may occur but the physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. The amount of time the employee may experience these minor adverse conditions would be limited to 10% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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