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Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Clinical Research Coordinator I in Kansas City, Missouri

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Job Responsibilities

This position will join a group of 4 established neonatal research coordinators in the Division of Neonatology. Kansas University Medical Center NICU is part of the CMH network. This position will support our goal or recruiting research subjects at KUMC NICU on our research protocols. While still being included in group activities and training with CMH coordinators, this position will be entirely physically based at the KUMC medical campus and will work primarily in the NICU (work space in NICU), but also with the Obstetrics / Perinatal group. The primary responsibilities are regulatory (IRB, etc), screening and consent of pregnant women and neonates, completion of study protocol procedures and sample / data collection. The coordinator will work with Study Investigators from both CMH and KUMC, to support studies which will recruit patients from the KUMC site. The job us primarily 9-5, but there are some studies that will require the coordinator to be available by phone during evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree and 1-2 years’ experience in clinical trials and/or in health-related research discipline; Evidence of clinical trial management involving pharmaceutical research-Must receive Bachelor’s degree within 5 years of hire date.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred, with 1-2 years’ experience in clinical trials and/or in health-related research discipline; Evidence of clinical trial management involving pharmaceutical research.

  • RNs who reside in Kansas hold a Kansas Multi-State (Compact) License, required upon hire.

  • RNs who reside in Missouri hold a Missouri Multi-State (Compact) License, required upon hire.

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications, required upon hire.

  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) SOCRA, preferred.

  • Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) -OR-Clinical Research Associate (CRA), preferred

  • Effective verbal/written communication.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Organizational/time management skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to effectively motivate and supervise others.

  • Business/accounting skills.

  • Knowledge of relevant federal laws, regulations, and guidelines governing clinical trials.

  • Contract language and negotiation skills, required.

  • 45 WPM

  • Medical terminology

  • Software Application Skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite). PC/CRT skills. Knowledge of data management program, required. Ability to use multiple software programs and adapt to different database programs.

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