Clinical Research Coordinator - Varying Levels, Cardiovascular Imaging (UVA)
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training


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The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging) in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC), licensed or non-licensed at all experience levels including CRC 1 through CRC 4. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is developing and validating novel technologies to improve the management of patients with known or suspected heart disease. Other areas of innovation include extending the benefits of research participation to women, Spanish-speaking, and other populations historically underrepresented in clinical trials.


Clinical Research Coordinators level 1 (Trainee) learn and assist with a variety of clinical research activities. Clinical Research Trainees perform work at the task level under close supervision. To be promoted, trainees must demonstrate a basic understanding of the clinical research process and the regulations, both federal and local, governing the conduct of clinical research. Clinical Research Coordinators level 2 through 4 manage multiple complex clinical trials simultaneously in accordance with current regulatory requirements and maintain study documentation in a manner that is audit-ready.

For more information on the investigators and areas of investigation, please visit:

https://www.cbs19news.com/story/44643098/uva-health-developing-new-heart-imaging-technology

https://uvahealth.com/findadoctor/profile/amit-r-patel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLNelnr4iLY

The successful candidate will be expected to:
* Work with non-research staff to implement protocol-specified research tasks within the clinical setting.
* Recruit, screen and enroll study participants who meet research criteria.
* Collect basic information through scripted and non-scripted interviews.
* Obtain informed consent from study participants and maintain telephone and in-person contact.
* Collect subject data, maintain appropriate logs, track participants and prepare study materials.
* Perform data entry into internal and external electronic databases.
* Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.
* Prepare documents for Institutional Review Boards (IRB) submissions
* In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Physical demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

Qualified candidates must have:
Clinical Research Coordinator 1 (Trainee), Non-Licensed:

* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Four years of clinical research experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
* Experience: None. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

Clinical Research Coordinator 1 (Trainee), Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for an associate's degree for licensed Registered Nurse.
* Experience: None. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
* Licensure: Licensed to practice in a clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Non-Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Four years of clinical research experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
* Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for an associate's degree for licensed Registered Nurse.
* Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience.
* Licensure: Licensed to practice in a clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.

Clinical Research Coordinator 3, Non-Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Five or more years of clinical research experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
* Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience required. Master's degree may substitute for 1 year of clinical research experience.
* Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) are preferred at the time of hire and are required within one year.

Clinical Research Coordinator 3, Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for an associate's degree for licensed Registered Nurse.
* Experience: A minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience required. Master's or advanced degree may substitute for 1 year of clinical research experience.
* Licensure: Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.

Clinical Research Coordinator 4, Non-Licensed:
* Education: Bachelor's degree required; master's or other advanced degree preferred.
* Experience: At least seven years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility and complexity of work. Master's or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.

Clinical Research Coordinator 4, Licensed:
* Education: Associate's degree required; bachelor's or master's degree preferred. Nursing diploma may substitute for an associate's degree for licensed Registered Nurse.
* Experience: At least seven years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility and complexity of work. Master's or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.
* Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) are required. Licensed to practice in clinical profession such as (but not limited to): Registered Nurse, Athletic Training, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy or Registered Respiratory Therapy.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Ability to clearly articulate information to clinicians and other members of the research team.
* Commitment to building relationships with staff and study participants.
* Strong organizational and planning skills.
* Effective time management.
* Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word and Excel; Windows 10; and any modern web-browser.
* Proficiency with information technology is required.

Preferred Experience:
* Regulatory experience.
* Extensive experience with managing multiple clinical research studies simultaneously.
* Proficiency in computer/automated systems for data purposes.
* Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Microsoft OneDrive.

The selected candidate will report to Dr. Amit Patel, Professor of Medicine and Radiology.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Amit Patel at arp3d@virginia.edu.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance. The position will remain open until filled. This position is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.


The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen and drug screening are required for this position prior to employment.

This is a full-time benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit www.hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

To Apply:
Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for "R0036499"

Process for External Applicants: Please visit UVA job board at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search for "R0036499"

Complete an application online with the following documents:

* CV

* Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Christi Maguire, Recruiting Specialist, at clm8sd@virginia.edu

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



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