University of Miami Clinical Research Coordinator 3 - Neurology in Miami, Florida
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Department Specific Functions:
The Division of Neuromuscular Disorders in the Department of Neurology has an amazing opportunity for a Clinical Research Coordinator 3. The CRC3 serves as an experienced clinical research professional responsible for providing leadership in the planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating of multiple clinical research protocols. This role manages multiple studies’ daily operations, carries out study coordination duties from protocol development and initiation to study close-out according to regulatory/sponsor guidelines, assures each study’s integrity, and mentors less experienced Clinical Research Coordinators. The incumbent monitors and maximizes adherence to research standards and regulatory guidelines and approved operational procedures, works closely with study team members and other staff/faculty/study sites to ensure study participant safety and adherence to approved protocols, manages study-related administrative and human resources tasks, facilitates across-the-board flow of information, and orchestrates study activities and personnel.
Coordinates the implementation of multiple complex clinical research protocols.
Develops SOPs and templates with guidance from the PI/Clinical Research Manager.
Oversees and facilitates eligibility screening and study recruitment activities; implements strategies to increase accrual.
Manages sample processing, packing, and shipping according to protocol, applicable standards, and regulations.
Plans and operationalizes strategies to monitor, document, report, and follow-up on unanticipated occurrences and protocol deviations.
Develops and implements preventive/corrective actions.
Develops, disseminates, and assures adherence to study-related clinical research best practices/scientific manuals.
Assumes leadership in protocol implementation and study progress, keeping investigators apprised of study progress.
Provides leadership in identifying and working through ethical conflicts arising during protocol implementation and refers these conflicts to the Research Ethics Team for consults as needed.
Organizes/manages site visits and internal/external auditing activities as assigned.
Coordinates research team meetings; assures communications across-the-board.
Assures synchronization of study visits/procedures/ clinical tests with data collection schedules, established time-points; manages progress of study participants through protocol; expedites overall study progression.
Coordinates the compilation of information needed for research reports; peer-reviewed publications; develops strategies to disseminate information to clinical personnel, professional audiences, and stakeholders.
Follows the appropriate fundamental requirements of all international, national, and local regulatory bodies.
Maintains requisite skills and mandatory training in safety, equality, responsible conduct of research, continuing education, and research competencies.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
Certification and Licensing:
Current Research Coordinator certification by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals or Society of Clinical Research Associates for a minimum of 6 months
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
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