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Clinical Research Associate I

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Position Information

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Position Information

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Working Title Clinical Research Associate I
Role Title Program Admin Spec I
Position Number 557820
Department Massey Cancer Center
Description of General Responsibilities

Responsible for all aspects of candidate & enrolled subject data management for Investigator-Initiated trials and others. Key tasks include but are not limited to: case-finding, evaluation & abstraction of source documentation, case report form completion, database use & management, data abstraction & organization for presentation/publication.
• Utilizes multiple data capture/retrieval systems & interacts with variety of health care delivery systems to identify, track, evaluate, collate, analyze & submit subject data. Data may include but is not limited to paper data, electronic data & biological specimens.
• Collaborates closely with clinical research team, which may include Principal Investigator (PI), to ensure that key federal/state/local regulatory requirements are followed; that institutional operational research objectives are met; and that ethical obligations are kept.
• Develops, establishes and maintains productive relationships with VCU colleagues, all customers and contacts at affiliate sites to achieve essential research outcomes.

Required Qualifications

Independent judgment and critical-thinking skills. Discretionary decision-making skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize autonomously. Excellent written & oral communications skills. Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding environment and adapt to changing client status, regulations and work environment. Detail-oriented organizational skills. Highly proficient with multiple computer applications, including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, spreadsheet management, PDF file creation/use, online database use/maintenance, internet-based research, network & online file maintenance & management, and custom report generation. Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to provide own transportation to meet with patients or attend meetings within the service area or at training locations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with interpreting complex protocols, subject records and federal, state, local regulations preferred. Experience using health-care based clinical information systems preferred.

Bachelor’s degree and experience in health research and/or healthcare-related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of training & experience.

Pay Band 04
Anticipated Hiring Range $35,500 - $38,000
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Classified (full-time)
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days M-F
Normal work hours 8-5
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Research
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Economic Indicator: No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience with clinical research.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your medical background.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your data management skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Briefly describe any experience with oncology clinical research.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please list any professional certifications you hold, that are related to health care and/or clinical research.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume