Clinical Research Coordinator

Position #: LCVR042022
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-time (40 hours/week)

Salary Range: $24-27 per hour

Location: Charleston, SC

The Lowcountry Center for Veterans Research is searching for an experienced Clinical Research Coordinator to join our growing team of research professionals. Working closely with VA physicians, nurses, and other LCVR staff members, you will coordinate clinical research trials sponsored by federal agencies and private industries at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with VA researchers and staff physicians, identify and recruit potential subjects who meet eligibility criteria as outlined in the study protocol.

  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug dispensation records, or regulatory forms.

  • Oversee subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly obtained and documented.

  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and with all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies.

  • Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with physicians and nurses.

  • Prepare study-related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, and progress reports.

  • Code, evaluate, or interpret collected study data.

  • Inform patients or caregivers about study aspects and outcomes to be expected.

  • Interpret protocols and advise treating physicians on appropriate dosage modifications or treatment calculations based on patient characteristics.

  • Instruct research staff in scientific and procedural aspects of studies including standards of care, informed consent procedures, or documentation.

  • Coordinate various clinical research studies per study protocol whilst meeting protocol guidelines and applicable IRB and FDA Regulations simultaneously

  • Manage patients visits and facilitate proper completion of study requirements per study sponsor standards

  • Coordinate with research physicians, raters, and other study staff for timely completion of all study activities and ensure all resources are available for completion of study visits

  • Process and ship laboratory specimens for analysis.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Hiring Criteria:

  • Authorization to work in the US to apply for this job and are subject to a background/suitability investigation

  • Education: associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

  • CCRP or CCRC accreditation a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience preferred

  • Must be able to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams, interact with participants, be self-motivated, able to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills both in-person and on telephone calls

To Apply:

Please send resumes to hradmin@lcvresearch.org. For more information, call (843) 371-0037.

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