Clinical Research Coordinator-Cancer

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 26, 2021
Closes
Sep 25, 2021
Ref
00285942
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

The Clinical Research Coordinator coordinates pharmaceutical company, National Cancer Institute (NCI), multisite and in-house protocol activities for the Cancer Program and principal investigators. Adheres to federal regulations, sponsor guidelines, medical center policies and procedures; and performs related work as required.

Our aim is for the Holy Cross Hospital Cancer Research Program to be the place where crucial breakthroughs are made that lead to improved outcomes for patients with cancer. Small community hospital settings support patient centered care and experience with close connection to our research patients. Every day you can make a difference providing more choices for cancer treatment and improving quality of life for our oncology patients. We are involved in National and Global research projects managing all aspects of clinical trials from A to Z. We are developing better strategies to link cutting -edge research and clinical care by putting together multidisciplinary teams of researchers and clinicians.

**Must have demonstrated experience in Cancer Clinical Research or related area**

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital. Supports the goals of the clinical research program and The Cancer Institute.

General Summary:

The Clinical Research Coordinator coordinates pharmaceutical company, National Cancer Institute (NCI), multisite and in-house protocol activities for the Cancer Program and principal investigators. Adheres to federal regulations, sponsor guidelines, medical center policies and procedures; and performs related work as required.

Preferred candidate will have prior experience with:
  • Regulatory (work with IRB, work with study sponsor)
  • Data management and data abstraction
  • Research patients' management (consenting, checking study eligibility, scheduling visits, reporting adverse events/serious adverse events , response to treatment, etc.)
  • Collecting and transporting required samples for protocols


Works closely with:
  • Phase III front line clinical trials , Phase IV trials
  • No more than minimal risk observational or biospecimens research
  • Patients with early stage disease of disease


Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Clinical research certification (preferred).

Driver License.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

College graduate. Master's Degree in a health related field (preferred.) Must have knowledge of cancer and clinical protocols. Two years of related clinical research experience. Two years experience in project management. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to create and conduct presentations to public and professional audiences. Ability to analyze and synthesize data, prepare and present reports as necessary. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Ability to understand federal regulations and translate those regulations to guide the research work. Ability to facilitate and lead a multidisciplinary team of professional involved in research studies.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

Works with other members of the study team and HCH/physician offices staff to recruit eligible candidates to meet enrollment goals.* Must be attentive to data queries and resolve them within the required time frame.* Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

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