Clinical Trials Manager, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 04, 2018
Closes
Jul 31, 2018
Function
Management
Industry
Education, Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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Clinical Trials Manager, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

The American Registry for Migraine Research (ARMR) is a database containing information about patients diagnosed with migraine and other headache disorders—including their age, gender, headache type and characteristics, severity and frequency of attacks, treatment history, family history, and other medical information including physical samples (known as a biorepository) from each patient for genetic analysis. ARMR is a valuable tool to advance research to help scientists understand the causes of migraine and other headache disorders and move closer to finding safer, more effective treatments to eventually find a cure. Georgetown's Department of Neurology has an opportunity for a Full-time Clinical Trails Manager who will be solely dedicated to recruiting and enrolling patients in an ARMR prospective observational study.

The Clinical Trials Manager (CTM) identifies, recruits, and enrolls recruit approximately 200-500 patients in the ARMR study. Reporting to the Director of Clinical Trials, and also working the department's Regulatory Coordinator, Principal Investigators (PIs), Sub-Investigators (Sub-Is), and Nurse Practitioners, the CTM has duties that include but not limited to:

  • Attends the GU Headache clinic visits with the Clinical Trial physicians.
  • Obtains Informed Consent for each patient.
  • Obtains all medical history and demographic information from a patient's medical chart and enters it into the study database.
  • Assists the patient in registering for an online portal to complete questions and surveys at home,
  • Obtains and records the patient's vital signs at the time of the visit.
  • Performs an optional blood draw (phlebotomy) on a patient who consents to the optional blood bank portion of the study.
  • Sends all samples to the Mayo Clinic.
  • Receives and enters the applicable lab results into the patient's GU medical chart if/when available.
  • Follows up with the patient re their visit, and answers questions about the study.
  • Maintains all study documentation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree - preferably RN or LPN or Medical Assistant certification
  • 2 to 3 years of experience as a clinical trial coordinator
  • Current CITI and IATA training.
  • Certification of phlebotomy training or willingness to obtain post-hire

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