The Department of Pediatrics is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry-sponsored clinical trials.
The CRC will screen and enroll subjects for protocols in the clinical settings of the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The CRC's primary responsibility will be coordinating projects for the Program for the Study of Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders. The individual will assist the investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, and study conduct. The CRC will train and mentor health care personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. Strong communication skills are necessary. Two years of experience in coordinating clinical trials, preferred. Flexible hours (day light, some evenings, weekends) will be necessary. Bachelor's degree required.
This position is located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Two years experience with research preferred. Two years of experience in coordinating clinical trials necessary. Regulatory experience within the University of Pittsburgh a plus. CCRC certification preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Position requires flexibility with shift/hours and may be required to work on the evenings and weekends.
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002718
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