Clinical Trial Coordinator

Washington D.C.
Aug 14, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
Full Time
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Job Overview

Participates in clinical trial set up, execution, documentation, education/recruitment, and general data management in the Department of Neurology, Memory Disorders Program.  As clinical trials coordinator, responsibilities include monitoring recruitment and retention, adherence to study visit schedule, timely data entry and compliance with all study procedures.  Responsible for patient interview, chart review and data organization using various web-based databases.  The Clinical Trials Coordinator will also prepare for and facilitate research and monitoring visits as well as administer cognitive testing to subjects.  The incumbent will manage multiple local and multi-center clinical trials and will need to be detail oriented with a solid base of management skills and interpersonal skills.  The individual is expected to have working knowledge of compliance policies with respect to the clinical regulatory environment.  Acts as liaison with clinicians, pharmaceutical companies and the federally funded Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic Institute (ATRI) to implement trials.  Corresponds directly with study sponsors to facilitate subject participation, submits subject visit information and resolves data queries.  The position will provide support to the Principal Investigator (PI), co-investigators, and all other study collaborators for neurology clinical trials.  The coordinator is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, enrollment and follow-up procedures for the Neurology Department Memory Disorders Program clinical trials.  The coordinator is also responsible for maintaining and facilitating regulatory documents, including IRB submissions, together with the Regulatory Coordinator.  The clinical trials coordinator will also help with sponsor invoicing to ensure accurate collection of payment for all trial- related procedures.  The coordinator will be required to obtain and retain all necessary certifications in order to perform the position effectively.    

Work Interactions

Works as part of a team to establish effective Clinical Trials Coordination within the Department of Neuology, Memory Disorders Program.  Recruit, conduct, establish and organize, document and maintain approval for these trials.  The position will provide support to the Principal Investigator (PI), co-investigators, and all other study collaborators for Memory Disorders Program clinical trials.  Works with PIs, fellows, subjects and all team members to conduct safe, accredited clinical trials in the Department of Neurology.  Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Trials for Neurology.  This position also required interaction with patients, sponsors, and CROs. 

Requirements and Qualifications

A minimum of 1 years health-related or research experience.  Requires bachelor's degree with a year of related experience or Master's degree.  Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to work independently and collaboratively with investigators and subjects.  Attention to detail is critical and must be self-directed with a solid base of management skills.  Must be able to manage multiple tasks.  Must be able to demonstrate successful track record using analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communication professionally and clearly.  The CRC is expected to have a working knowledge of compliance policies with respect to the clinical regulatory environment.  Solid writing skills including grammar, punctuation, composition, and spelling.  Computer proficiency essential, with demonstrated knowledge of PC software programs including Windows, MS Office, Internet and email.

Sponsored Project Management (if applicable)


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