POSITION SUMMARY: The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is responsible for coordinating and collaborating with principle investigators on multiple ongoing research studies in an effort to facilitate research at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Health System. In addition to coordinating clinical care, they have a central role in assuring participant safety, maintenance of informed consent, integrity of protocol implementation as well as working closely with the principal investigator. While the Principal Investigator is ultimately responsible for the clinical trial, the CRC is responsible for the facilitation and coordination of the daily clinical trial activities and plays a critical role in the conduct of the study. The CRC works collaboratively with the entire CSV team, sponsors, and monitors to ensure productivity and timely completion of studies.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Research, Biology, Business or related field preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Certificate of training in Good Clinical Practice must be completed within 1 month of hire. Phlebotomy certification preferred.
Proficiency in using computer databases, spreadsheets and word processing software, and electronic health systems used in research environment, or have a willingness to learn and demonstrate proficiency within six months of hire
Requires excellent oral and written communication skills
Requires excellent organizational skills
Proficient in organizing and examining data
Must be able to produce clear and concise products
Must be thorough in gathering and reporting information
Must be flexible and be able to relate well with a variety of people
EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience healthcare.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Regional Research Director
- Bloodborne pathogen B
General office environment, frequent contact with patients, VDT exposure.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Long periods of sitting at times. Keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles. Must be flexible in work schedule and willing to travel between research sites
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.