Clinical Trial Coordinator for the Memory Disorders Program, Department of Neurology - Georgetown U

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 23, 2017
Closes
Apr 24, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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Clinical Trial Coordinator for the Memory Disorders Program, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

The mission of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program is to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by conducting innovative research, educating and training healthcare professionals and the public on research advances, and offering state-of-the-art clinical care

The Clinical Trial Coordinator (CRC) manages multiple local and multi-center neurology clinical trials, to include set up, execution, documentation, education/recruitment, general data management, recruitment and retention, study visit schedule adherence, timely data entry, and all study procedures compliance.  S/he acts as liaison with clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, and the federally-funded Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic Institute (ATRI) to implement trials, and provides support to the Principal Investigator (PI), co-investigators, and all other study collaborators.  Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Clinical Trial Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to: for neurology clinical trials. 

Clinical Coordination

  • Ensures proper certification and training of staff members involved in the CRC's trial panel.
  • Monitors study recruitment and retention, adherence to study schedule data entry and compliance with alt study procedures.
  • Administers all aspects of recruitment, patient interview, patient/caregiver protocol instruction, enrollment, and follow-up procedures.
  • Prepare for and lead research visits in the CRU (source documents, authorizations, and medical records).
  • Administer, cognitive testing to patients and interview caregivers.
  • Prepares and maintains supply inventory and documents to ensure that all required protocols take place in study visits.

Administrative Management

  • Maintains and facilitates related regulatory documents and correspondence, including IRB submissions, together with the Regulatory Coordinator. 
  • Masters study protocols and facilitation of patient-physician communication during and between study visits.
  • Manages patient interview, chart review, and data organization using various web-based databases. 
  • Organizes documents necessary for budget/financial submissions.
  • Assists with sponsor invoicing to ensure accurate collection of payment for all trial- related procedures. 
  • Corresponds directly with study sponsors to facilitate subject participation, submits subject visit information, and resolves data queries.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 1 year of health-related or research experience OR a Master's degree
  • Working knowledge of compliance policies regarding the clinical regulatory environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Ability to work bot independently and collaboratively with investigators and subjects
  • Self-directed, with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks. 
  • Demonstrably successful track record using analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Computer proficiency including Windows, MS Office, internet, and email
  • Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain all necessary certifications in order to perform the position effectively    

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EEO Statement:

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