UAMS - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Clinical Research Coordinator I/II/III


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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0054802

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      Closing Date:

      07/01/2024


      Type of Position:

      Research


      Job Type:

      Regular


      Work Shift:

      Sponsorship Available:

      No


      Institution Name:

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


      The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

      UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

      • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
      • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
      • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
      • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
      • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
      • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
      • Merchant Discounts
      • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

      Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

      The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

      Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

      All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

      At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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      Department:

      NWA | CHR Research 8


      Department's Website:


      Summary of Job Duties:

      The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for data collection and management of research related activities and manage administrative tasks for specific research projects for the Office of Community Health and Research. CRC must be able to organize complex projects, provide attention to detail, and communicate effectively. CRC is responsible for following study protocols, assisting with development of survey instruments, organizing data collection activities, quality control, data entry, management of records, and generation of reports. CRC is expected to develop, follow, and train staff on standard operating procedures. CRC will provide support in writing, editing, evaluation, and documentation of work performed. Work will be completed consistent with the requirements of the funding agencies and supervisor. CRC will coordinate with multiple team members on process improvement and execution of projects. CRC will contribute information and ideas related to areas of responsibility as part of a cross functional team. CRC ensures effective and efficient workflow and adherence to quality standards for staff/program and self. CRC is required to maintain knowledge of best practices for human subjects research. Level II CRC’s will assist with the development of study specific SOPs, maintenance of regulatory binders, and will participate in protocol development and management. Level III CRC’s will obtain or maintain a Certified Research Specialist certification and will be responsible for managing components of research projects including project implementation and regulatory processes. In addition, Level III CRC’s will serve as mentors to CRC levels I-II.



      *Research and Regulatory quality (45%) Interprets institutional, sponsor, and regulatory authority policies related to clinical trial data collection, management, and reporting to ensure departmental adherence. Ensures strict adherence to all regulatory requirements such as the reporting of serious adverse events and protocol variations in the timeline required by the study sponsor and the Institutional Review Board. Ensures compliance with prescribed interventions and evaluations of the assigned protocol(s). Prepares high-quality written documents; analyzes data and formulates conclusions. Participates in the development and maintenance of electronic infrastructure including protocol budget review and clinical trial management suite. Level II CRC’s will assist with the development of study specific SOPs, maintenance of regulatory binders, and will participate in protocol development and management. Level III CRCs will obtain or maintain a Certified Research Specialist certification and will be responsible for managing components of research projects, and be fully knowledgeable and manage aspects of research implementation and regulatory processes. Level III research coordinator may also advise the research director and PI on administrative requirements necessary as required per protocol. Monitors protocol status and advises PI on requirements and deadlines. In addition, Level III CRC’s will serve as mentors to CRC levels I-II.

      Additional duties as assigned (10%) Maintains appropriate professional competencies including human subject research training and continuing education. Performs other related duties as directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the institution.


      Qualifications:

      Level I:

      • Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years general research, project coordination, administrative, customer service, community outreach or other related experience, or
      • Associate’s degree plus 5 years general research, project coordination, administrative, customer service, community outreach or other related experience, or
      • High School diploma/GED plus 7 years general research, project coordination, administrative, customer service, community outreach or other related experience

      Level II:

      • Bachelor’s degree plus 3-5 years general research or project coordination experience w/demonstrated proficiency in project planning/project development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience, or
      • Associate’s degree plus 7 years general research or project coordination experience w/demonstrated proficiency in project planning/project development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience, or
      • High School diploma/GED plus 9 years general research or project coordination experience w/demonstrated proficiency in project planning/development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience

      Level III:

      • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years general research experience w/demonstrated proficiency in study or project planning/development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience
      • Associate’s degree plus 9 years general research experience w/demonstrated proficiency in project planning/project development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience, or
      • High School diploma/GED plus 11 years general research experience w/demonstrated proficiency in project planning/development, project coordination, administrative, or other related experience
      • Requires Certified Research Specialist or equivalent certification

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for All Levels:

      • Preferred bilingual in Spanish
      • Ability to operate independently under limited supervision, determining methods and procedures on new assignments
      • Skill and ability to communicate with others verbally or in writing to provide or obtain information and to counsel to gain a particular outcome
      • Skill and ability to provide functional guidance, leadership, and/or supervision to other staff
      • Skill and ability to work effectively in a team environment toward the achievement of common goals
      • Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred
      • Skill and ability to compile, analyze, and summarize data
      • Knowledge and skill with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and e-mail computer software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
      • Skill and ability to organize and prioritize tasks
      • Skill and ability to attend to details
      • Skill and ability to cope with work activities that may be repetitive in nature
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and records


      Additional Information:


      Salary Information:

      Commensurate with education and experience


      Required Documents to Apply:

      Resume


      Optional Documents:

      Proof of Veteran Status


      Special Instructions to Applicants:


      Recruitment Contact Information:

      Please contact askrecruitment@uams.edu for any recruiting related questions.


      All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

      Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


      Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

      Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check


      This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


      Constant Physical Activity:

      Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding


      Frequent Physical Activity:

      Sitting, Standing, Talking, Walking


      Occasional Physical Activity:

      Driving, Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing


      Benefits Eligible:

      Yes
  • About the company

      The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a public medical school in Little Rock, Arkansas.