| Posting Summary: The Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Trials group at the University of Virginia is a dynamic research team of investigators and research coordinators whose surgeons are part of the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center. The research team works with women at high risk for ovarian cancer, and women who have a diagnosis of ovarian, cervical or uterine cancer. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Research team participates in industry sponsored studies, investigator initiated studies, and national cooperative group studies whose nonprofit projects aim to answer important scientific questions. The clinical research team's focus is to offer novel treatments for patients, and develop studies that translate basic science research into clinical research and vice versa. Currently, the research team has a varied portfolio of projects including the first Phase 0 study approved by the University of Virginia Internal Review Board, written by one of its investigators. |
The UVa Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting in the implementation and coordination of the Division's clinical research activities, with a primary focus on non-treatment trials, by working collaboratively with the Division's principal investigators and research team to plan and implement trials. The incumbent may be responsible for submitting and revising protocols, preparing reports, renewal forms, and other required forms to the IRB and other appropriate review boards for review and approval of Gynecologic Oncology research. Incumbent identifies, recruits, screens, enrolls patients into clinical trial studies, coordinates follow-up study visits per standards of Good Clinical Practices, and maintains all relevant study data.
Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; and the ability to learn and navigate University and external databases and systems; multitask, prioritize and manage several competing activities simultaneously with exceptional organization and attention to detail. The competitive candidate will have knowledge of data administration with regard to clinical trials for data entry and electronic case report forms, and be able to enter and maintain data in a timely manner. The candidate must be able work independently and as part of a team. The candidate must have working knowledge of medical terminology, the University, state and federal guidelines as they apply to the conduct of clinical research regarding IRB procedures and submission processes. Working knowledge of Patient Safety Guidelines, HIPPA and Informed Consent are required.
Experience with UVA scheduling and electronic medical records systems is a plus. Experience in cancer research is a plus. The preferred candidate can have approximately one year of clinical research experience.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree is required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Preferred
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Specific Experience: Working knowledge of Patient Safety Guidelines, HIPPA and Informed Consent are required.
Preferred Specific Experience: Approximately one year or more of clinical research experience.
Experience with UVA scheduling and electronic medical records systems.
Experience in cancer research.
Knowledge of data administration with regard to clinical trials for data entry and electronic case report forms.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.
2. Ability to enter and maintain data in a timely manner.
3. Excellent communication skills with patients, Doctors and co-workers.
4. Ability to follow HIPPA regulations, and maintain confidentiality.
5. Knowledge of University, state, and federal policies and regulations.
6. Ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards.
7. Knowledge of clinical research, human subjects research ethics, and IRB procedures.
8. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions.
9. Ability to recruit and screen potential research participants.
10. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Work with senior leaders to accomplish goals.
11. Ability to learn and navigate University databases and systems.
12. Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Required Computer Applications: Word processing, knowledge of data administration with regard to clinical trials for data entry and electronic case report forms. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Preferred Computer Applications: UVa scheduling and electronic medical records systems.