Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Surgery - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Jun 08, 2017
Jul 25, 2017
Analyst, Research
Education, Healthcare
Full Time
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Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Surgery - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose missions of research, teaching and patient care are carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — care of the whole person.  GUMC consists of the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing & Health Studies, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Biomedical Graduate Research and Education.

The Clinical Research Coordinator assists Physician Investigators in the Department of Surgery in conducting multiple clinical research studies, and ensures that all regulatory and protocol requirements are met.  Reporting to the Clinical Administrator, the Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Submits regulatory documents to sponsor and preparation of protocol submissions to the IRB.
  • Ensures that protocol compliance and all modifications are approved.
  • Manages subject recruitment, consent, screening, and follow-up.
  • Provides educational sessions for patient and family and clinical staff about study protocol, treatment, and possible side effects.
  • Monitors subjects for adverse events and safety under the direction of the PI.
  • Supports interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes. 
  • Performs duties accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience (research/medical/clinical)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with investigators and patients
  • Self-directed with attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency
  • Preference for BLS certification

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