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8 Feb 2023

Full-Time Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

MoselyUICJobs – Posted by MoselyUICJobs Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, Infectious Diseases

This position manages and coordinates the timely handling of all components of clinical research protocols, including pre and post research activities, internal and external to the clinical setting. Responsible for the implementation and conducting of multiple research projects. Coordinates comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules to maintain compliance to protocol requirements. Develops and implements effective patient recruitment strategies. Oversees and participates in subject recruitment, screening, scheduling, testing, and data management for a multi-faceted investigations.


Protocol Management

  • Take initiatives in establishing and coordinating the implementation of clinical research protocol priorities and organization structure.
  • Train staff on research protocols and procedures.
  • Extract data from complex medical records with expert accuracy.
  • Notify and inform physicians, clinical staff, affiliates and grant sponsors of adverse events and protocol modifications, including their impact on the clinical research program
  • Coordinate the activation and maintenance of clinical protocols, including review and completion of submissions, amendments, and adverse event reports as required by the UIC Institutional Review Board (IRB), Protocol Review Committee and grant sponsors.
  • Review laboratory and clinical procedures and evaluations regularly to ensure protocol compliance.
  • Act as liaison between physicians, clinical staff and the UIC IRB office, grant sponsors and regulatory agencies to ensure priorities are clearly communicated and resources are allocated appropriately across multiple ongoing projects.

Client Enrollment and Protocol Compliance


  • Assist physicians and clinical staff in identification, recruitment and enrollment strategies of patients to increase enrollment and to meet clinical research protocols.
  • Schedule and conduct clinical research visits required by the protocol and track participant visits.
  • Schedule all patient examinations, repeat examinations, treatments and laboratory visits required by the protocol.
  • Screen patients for protocol eligibility and participation in clinical research.
  • Coordinate outreach to and liaison with staff at schools, community clinics, science fairs, etc. to make research presentations and recruit new participants for various research projects.
  • Execute informed consent process and monitors patient status; Enroll participants into programs, explaining the research protocols to the clients and supporting family/friends, and obtain appropriate consent forms.
  • Ensure that participant enrollment and research activities comply with established protocols, regulatory and monitoring agency standards, and grant sponsor guidelines.
  • Participate in conducting surveys of participants and supporting family/friends.
  • Collect and review client evaluations/assessments, surveys, and participant interviews to develop reports for the PI and appropriate agencies and grant sponsors. Evaluate data to determine project effectiveness.
  • Complete accurate, concise, and legible documentation of all participant records and other source documentation and forms per protocol, (i.e. maintain drug documentation, reconciling study drug accountability).
  • Participate in required clinical research education and training programs.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.



Bachelor degree in nursing, mental health, psychology, pharmaceutical sciences, social science, or a related field required.

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) preferred.

At least 3 years of experience in a research discipline required. Experience in a clinical research setting, experience working with Federal Regulations and IRB’s required.

Prior experience with medical terminology and procedures including electronic medical records and billing preferred.

Ability to manage multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Requires excellent communication, organization, presentation and computer/pc skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other related software.

Knowledge of research protocols, principles and procedures; knowledge of aspects of clinical trials such as screening, interviewing, case reports forms; knowledge of experimental design, mathematics, statistics, computer applications and computer data management; oral and written communication skills; knowledge of a science such as biology or psychology; ability to identify, produce, organize, evaluate and interpret data; knowledge of ethics and regulatory procedures (i.e. informed consent, IRB applications, data safety and monitoring plans) involved with clinical trials and other clinical research; ability to work as a member of a project team; knowledge of clinical tasks required for research (e.g. phlebotomy, centrifugation, interviewing).

Interested candidates must apply to:

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 48 days.

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