Clinical Research Trainee and Coordinator (CRC-1), Department of Othopaedic Surgery
The University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within in the School of Medicine is seeking two part-time Clinical Research Coordinators, Licensed or Non-licensed at the trainee (CRC-1) level. Research, both clinical and basic, is an essential part of the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the road by which the specialty progresses. It is, therefore, also an essential part of the mission of the Department of Orthopaedic surgery.
The Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC-1) will conduct a variety of clinical trial activities, which will vary depending on whether the individual hired is licensed or non-licensed. The Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC-1) works closely with our Vice Chair for Research, departmental clinicians and other research staff, is integrally involved in most steps of the research trial process and available to work with study patients.
Clinical Research Trainee (CRC-1):
Become familiar with study start-up processes and requirements for: non-disclosure agreements, data use and material transfer agreements, clinical trial agreements, development of clinical trial budgets.
Manage study recruitment and enrollment efforts including screen and identify eligible patients, obtain and document informed consent and enrollment.
Manage ongoing study conduct activities such as: schedule and coordinate study visits, maintain concomitant medication records, track and report adverse events, organize subject study payments.
Collect and enter study data in a timely fashion, maintain corresponding documentation.
Collect, process, store and ship study specimens as needed.